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Is this how you wire a bathroom extractor fan and heater

Discussion in 'Electrics UK' started by irishturf12, 5 Mar 2009.

  1. irishturf12

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    Correct me if iam wrong
     
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    Most fans require to Line feeds both switched and permanent which you diagrams do not allow for. There are a number of ways these can be wired from double pole lighting switches to standard three pole isolators depending on the protection required. Some fans require a 3 amp fuse where the lighting supply is normally protected with 6 amp devices. And also often extra RCD protection has to be added. So although there may be systems which could be wired as you describe it is not the normal way.
    Why do you ask?
     
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    Also, please note you will need to notify these works to the local authority BEFORE starting work (or get a registered spark to do it for you).

    All circuits in the bathroom will need to have RCDs on them (if not already protected) and all of your MEBs will need to be brought up to scratch.
     
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    Also note that in your third diagram you are feeding two spurs from one socket which is not permitted under the regs (does ROI use our regs? or Part P?)

    ( and where would you put the junction box so that it is accessible for inspection etc?)
     
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    In Ireland?
     
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    Oh yes, I wonder why he posted on the UK site then....

    Maybe we should have a different forum for Scotland too, while we are at it..
     
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