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Fixed Wire Testing

We can provide a dedicated electrical engineering team to safely and accurately perform fixed wire electrical testing. Recently the terminology has changed from the prior PIR (periodic inspection report) to new EICR (electrical installation condition report). Some of the coding and practices involved with electrical testing have also changed but essentially it is the same process.

•Professional experienced and qualified electrical test engineersDistribution Board Sub Mains
•Digital report documentation
•Clear and concise fault coding/reasoning
•Fully insured and accredited electricians for electrical safety testing
•Landlord EICR reports/certificates
•Domestic/commercial/Industrial electrical testing

Electrical testing within the fixed wiring system of a building is crucial to confirm continued safety of the electrical installation. The frequency for such testing services are varied depending on the premises use. For some situations testing intervals of 5 years are required in other circumstances annual testing may be needed.

We only use the latest in electrical testing instruments provided by Megger. We believe they are the best of the very best! We also make use of a full range of Kewtech testing accessories.

Power Sonic Ltd will determine the re-test period for any property and give advice of this prior to any works starting. We will provide were possible a free pre works survey to complete this important and often neglected step.
We also carry full public and professional indemnity insurance to cover us in all work locations and conditions.

Normally this type of testing is referred to as a Periodic inspection and testing report (PIR). This is changing at the moment to EICR (Electrical installation condition report). You might also hear it called an electrical inspection by a registered electrician or landlord electrical certification.
It is important that you make sure this is kept up to date otherwise you can put tenancy and insurance agreements in danger. Not to mention the risk to general health and safety of staff and customers.

The process of inspection and testing in principle is the same regardless of premises. Inspection should always come before testing. We would have a schedule of items to inspect from the earthing arrangements to any premises right through to the condition of switches and sockets etc. It should be noted that periods of power shutdown will be needed to complete a full inspection and test of the electrical circuits.
The testing process would include checks to the insulation resistance, continuity, polarity, earth fault loop impedance and RCD times to mention but a few. All test results and inspections would be recorded and provided in report format to the client. We can deliver these both electronically and written.

We work to the IET guidance on inspection and testing in conjunction with the 17th edition wiring regulations and on-site guide. We have all these publications to hand to help explain any potential problems we find.
You can be safe in the knowledge we know what we are doing and will make every effort to make the process as simple and efficient as possible.

we are more than happy to offer advice and further help should you so require.

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