supplementary bonding after new consumer unit fitted

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  1. Katron

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    Been to look at a board change and it needs supplementary bonding in bathroom (and is no airing cupboard near by), the problem is the bathroom has been recently decorated, could I do the board change (as the installation would be in a safer condition than when I found it) and record it on the cert or is it regs that is has to be done?

    Obviously I want to do it but customer doesn't want me to go ahead.


    Many thanks Katron
     
  2. ban-all-sheds

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    'cmon - take a deep breath, hold it for 30s while you reflect on the fact that you actually do know the answer to your question, and then exhale.
     
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    i was at college today doing my 17th edition and the tutor was saying if you protect all the circuits in your bathroom by a RCD you dont need supplementary bonding
     
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    Oh poo - yes, of course you can. :oops: :oops: :oops:

    Main bonding has to be in place for that solution.
     
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    BAS could you explain this for me please.

    REG 411.3.1.2
    regarding a part to be considered for supp bonding to be omitted.

    bonding to 1 water
    gas
    other installation pipework
    central heating and air con
    exposed metallic structual parts

    I don't fully understand the central heating.......if you have a rad in there do you need supp bonding, or if its gas central heating will that be ok because tme main gas is earthed?

    Sorry for being dim i would like to get my head round it...

    Many apologies
     
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    and this reg too


    701.415.2

    this is what the tutor was trying to say i might have understood it wrong
     
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