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Breaking myths on regulation 421.1.201 of the 17th Edition of the Wiring Regulations.

We have seen a massive amount of uncertainty regarding Amendment 3 and non-combustible consumer units. While attending various industry events and seminars since the Amendment was announced in January, Steve York, Market Manager has uncovered a number of false perceptions in relation to the subject. In response to this, he has compiled a list of myths and truths using the Hager Design range of consumer units as a case study.
I don't have to install metal Consumer Units until January 2016 - MythBreakers / Amendment 3

A substandard connection is only a loose screw - MythBreakers / Amendment 3

All plastic Consumer Units will need changing - MythBreakers / Amendment 3

Fire-rated thermoplastic Consumer Units can still be used - MythBreakers / Amendment 3

Consumer Units don't have to comply to Amendment 3 when in a garage - MythBreakers / Amendment 3

Glanding, Trunking & Intumescent seals are essential to contain a fire - MythBreakers / Amendment 3

We are going to need to buy metal trunking and blanks to comply - MythBreakers / Amendment 3

Metal boards can not be used for TT systems - MythBreakers / Amendment 3