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ProDave

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ProDave

Borrowed from another forum.

 

New supply on a building site.

 

I'm sure that's not quite right....

 

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sprocketflup

Im sure that was wired that way entirely accidentally. :slap

'Fault' is such an overused word these days, don't you think? :)

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isnt that a smart meter where it uses wireless technology to measure the electric consumption.

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ProDave

It's what you get when the meter monkey does not connect the outgoing tails and says "that's the customers sparky's job"  :slap

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Sharpend

I do believe it is what is known as the bypass metering , you only know it's working wrongly if the meter moves!!

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SLIPSHOD & SLAPDASH

If thats on a building site it should not be using the suppliers earth either.

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Blue Duck

Maybee Just being picky but shouldn't the ducting be black?

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Andy™

If thats on a building site it should not be using the suppliers earth either.

 

but its got 2 RCD's so it must be fine

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kerching

It also saves all that hassle about who pays the bill!

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ProDave

Maybee Just being picky but shouldn't the ducting be black?

I queried that on the other forum.

 

It's an an SP Energy area, and they specifically specified RED duct for the incoming cable.

 

I have never heard of red for electric cables before but that seems to be SP's rules.

 

I think it's a bit daft putting a waterproof socket INSIDE the meter cupboard.  That means to use it, the meter box door will be left open to let the rain in, and the meter and head are not waterproof.  Plus knowing how carp most meter boxes, the door won't last long swinging in the wind.

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kerching

Red ducting around here for DNO stuff.....Jewsons are the local,stockists for it.

Black for private subs

Just saying

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SLIPSHOD & SLAPDASH

Red is HV around here

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Phoenix

If thats on a building site it should not be using the suppliers earth either.

 

 

I was doing some site cabin temps earlier this week. There was a large GRP enclosure containing meter board and space for temp board. Had just finished bashing the earth stake in and saw a chap from the DNO come on site (he had come to talk to site forman about ducting to the new construction, etc) I collared him and asked him out of interest why they had fitted a TNCS earth terminal on a supply to site as not long ago they'd quite specifically refuse to fit one on such a supply (quite rightly), he basically shrugged his shoulders and said "we fit them on all jobs now, upto you if you use it mate".

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Blue Duck

Red is HV around here

Black for Lv?

Pretty sure I've seen red cable in black ducting?

:)

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SLIPSHOD & SLAPDASH

Black for Lv?

Pretty sure I've seen red cable in black ducting?

:)

That must be MV , medium voltage
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apprentice87

Tis all black in WPD land.. [At least for LV stuff]

 

john..

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