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Appendix O provides details about how to install them.

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Contact Building and Energy Building general queries Tel: EnergySafe Magazine Gas news Electrical news. If you have any queries or suggestions about this website, contact our Online Services Branch. Appendix K covers az3000 extended range of switchboard standards adopted in Australia.

Appendix Q deals with control and protection of DC circuits. Two emergency exit paths are required if a switchboard exceeds A or is more than 3m in length.

A mm zone either side of rulees and extending upward to the range hood, ceiling or 2. Switch room door heights and widths have been increased to 2. It includes several guidelines for switchboard manufacture and verification.


These devices are not mandatory at this time but provide protection additional to circuit breakers and RCD.

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Building Commission Regulates Western Australian building and plumbing industries. This page is for: Some significant changes include: Contact the department Website feedback If you have any queries or suggestions about this website, contact our Online Services Branch.

Building general queries Tel: Monday, July 16, – Provision for installing arc fault detection devices is a new addition. Consumer Protection Develops, enforces and promotes legislation that protects consumers.

Where all protection devices are replaced in a switchboard, all final sub-circuits must be RCD protected. Appendix N has information about conduit marking standards internationally and in Australia.

We are using cookies. Electrical and gas licensing enquiries Tel: Like-for-like repairs do not. Classifications of downlights must be marked on the light and the packaging to indicate where they may be installed.

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All lighting final sub-circuits must be RCD protected. Appendix E provides details of building classifications taken from the National Construction Code. Topics include electrical installations, earthing, switchboards, segregation, testing and more. Hard-wired equipment circuits of this capacity should be.


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Appendix P provides guidance on vehicle types and charging stations. They are high-current equipment and merit special attention. Labour Relations State system employment laws and public sector labour relations. Previously in residences, all final sub-circuits supplying socket outlets and lights had to be protected with 30mA RCDs.

For urgent assistance during that period you can contact us. Equipment mounted in this triangular zone does not require an IP rating. Standards Australia cautioned all users to access only the official Standards Australia publication through official channels.

The zone extends downward at a 30 rulea angle wriing the edge of a veranda or eve to the wall.