Electric Vehicle Charging Equipment Installation to BS7671: 2018 AMD 1 Units 5-6: General arrangements prior to installation commencement
Units 5 and 6 covers the planning required before design of the EV charging equipment can commence. The requirements for supply metering, and assessment of maximum demand are introduced, along with considerations for identifying the means of earthing used in an installation, and the requirements for locating equipment for usability, accessibility and safety.
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Director and Principal Consultant at G Kenyon Technology Ltd, Graham has established his reputation designing and implementing control and information management systems in the challenging environments presented by world-class construction programmes in the airport and railway industries.
Graham is well versed in standard-setting, as he serves as: Chair of the IET’s Wiring Regulations Policy Committee; a member CIBSE’s Electrical Services Group Committee; an IET representative on JPEL/64 (BS 7671, IET Wiring Regulations), under which he also serves as Deputy Chair of JPEL/64 sub-committee D.
Graham is author of the 3rd Edition of the IET Code of Practice for Electric Vehicle Charging Installations, co-author of the IET Code of Practice for Electrical Energy Storage Systems, and editor of some of the IET’s forthcoming Wiring Regulations publications: Guidance Note 5 Protection against electric shock (8th Edition); Guidance Note 6 Protection against overcurrent (8th Edition); and Electrical installation design guide (4th Edition).
• The requirement for supply metering
• The impact of EV charging equipment on maximum demand
• How to determine whether a supply is adequate
• Which permissions and notifications are needed before installation work can commence for EV charging equipment installations
• How to identify the means of earthing used in an installation
• The requirements for location of equipment for usability, accessibility and safety
• Understand the need to identify whether existing earth electrodes are suitable if they are going to be used for the EV charging equipment installation