Technical Updates

2019

AS/NZS 3012:2019 Construction and demolition sites now on TKB - 21 November 2019

Clearances from open cooking surfaces - 21 November 2019

Degrees of protection - enclosed equipment - 8 November 2019

New battery standard now on TKB! - 8 November 2019

Three wire connection of RCDs - 24 October 2019

Switchboard design requirements - 10 October 2019

Technical Guide - Emergency and Exit Lighting - 27 September 2019

Combined gas and electrical metering update - 12 September 2019

Fitting off equipment - reminder to contractors - 3 September 2019

RCD protection for air conditioners in domestic and residential installations - 15 August 2019

No earth on light circuit - 15 August 2019

Protection methods for concealed wiring - 18 July 2019

RCD requirements for properties for sale or rent - 4 July 2019

Gas cylinder and meter clearances - 13 June 2019

Testing requirements for an installation - 4 June 2019

NECA WA calls for 2 years' experience before obtaining an EC Licence - 4 June 2019

NECA WA advocates to extend notifiable work notice submission time-frames - 4 June 2019

Clarification - Changes to generator installations - 16 May 2019

Changes to generator installations - 2 May 2019

Western Power announces changes to application and design fees - 2 May 2019

Cooking appliance isolation - 15 April 2019

What to expect from the 2019 edition of the National Construction Code - 15 April 2019

Correct installation of surge protection devices - 28 March 2019

How to determine prospective short-circuit current - 14 March 2019

Construction sites – RCBOs and double pole switching of outlets - 1 March 2019

Switchboard requirements for subdivided properties - 14 February 2019

Clarification - RCDs in existing residential installations - 21 January 2019

2018

A summary of the main RCD requirements under the new Wiring Rules - 11 December 2018

Fires from roof-top mounted DC isolators on solar systems - 26 November 2018

Sealing of switchboard cable entries and enclosures - 26 November 2018

Overhead connections - point of attachment - 8 November 2018

Swimming pool bonding requirements - 29 October 2018

Testing 101: Earth Fault-Loop Impedance and Residual Current Devices - 11 October 2018

How to check if customer supplied electrical equipment is compliant - 27 September 2018

Smoke alarm FAQs - 13 September 2018

Mechanical protection of consumer mains - 31 August 2018

Separation of services - 16 August 2018

Residual Current Devices - requirements for existing installations - 2 August 2018

Building permit requirement for solar panels on commercial buildings - 19 July 2018 

New Wiring Rules proposed transition - 5 July 2018

DC Isolating switches in solar PV installations - 5 July 2018

Equipotential bonding of swimming pools - 21 June 2018

Western Power Update - "Fixed Price Service Requests" Price Change - 21 June 2018

TKB - New desktop and mobile phone browser requirement - 21 June 2018

Clarification on Energy Bulletin 82 - Electrical work on transportable structures - 8 June 2018

Security installer licences - 6 June 2018

How to avoid ghost voltages - 17 May 2018

Removal of Service Protective Devices (SPD) – 3 May 2018

Updated standard: AS/NZS 3003:2018 Electrical installations – Patient areas – 3 May 2018

Western Power Contractor Service Requests – 6 April 2018

Prospective Short Circuit Current - 22 March 2018

Switchboards affecting streetscape - 22 March 2018

Residual Current Devices - Clarification - 8 March 2018

Multiple earthed neutrals (MENs) - 8 March 2018

Clarification from EnergySafety regarding RCDs - 22 February 2018

After Diversity Maximum Demand for Sub-Divisions - 8 February 2018

Transportable buildings and double pole switching – 22 January 2018

2017 Updates

2016 Updates