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  1. aptsys replied to the thread Gas hob ignition & electric oven on the same switch.

    A 16A plug must be protected by a 16A MCB, so no that's not a possibility in the way that you describe it.

    8 Apr 2021 at 7:00 PM
  2. aptsys replied to the thread Gas vs Electric Oven - Gas vs Electric hob.

    Induction hobs are excellent providing you buy the right one. They're far more controllable and put significantly more energy into the...

    8 Apr 2021 at 6:56 PM
  3. aptsys replied to the thread Boiler Replacement?.

    I wouldn't recommend it. As mentioned, either stored water or possibly one electric shower will be better. Don't get the builder to...

    8 Apr 2021 at 6:52 PM
  4. aptsys replied to the thread Finding the right PIR light.

    My usual recommendation would be to separate the PIR and the lamp. Robus do a decent PIR which can be used with an override, and it can...

    7 Apr 2021 at 4:20 PM
  5. aptsys replied to the thread Gas hob ignition & electric oven on the same switch.

    Exactly. The 2.99 kW will be at 240V, as you say - worst case power consumption

    7 Apr 2021 at 4:18 PM
  6. aptsys replied to the thread Surely this is wrong........

    They can, but they shouldn't (n) Document with photos, and call your landlord to sort. A Class I fitting with no earth is not acceptable.

    7 Apr 2021 at 4:17 PM
  7. aptsys replied to the thread More 'RCD Type' uncertainty/confusion.

    Under what scenario would you see a DC bias on the AC supply without the item in question going bang? The low source impedance of most...

    6 Apr 2021 at 7:08 PM