CIBSE publishes new guide to electricity in buildings
Invaluable to design and construction professionals — CIBSE’s new guide to electricity in buildings.
The new guide to electricity in buildings published by the Chartered Institution of Building Services will be invaluable to design and construction professionals requiring easy access to information on electrical services. ‘Electricity in buildings, CIBSE Guide K’ is primarily intended as a design guide. It gives an easy-to-read overview of all the elements of electricity in a building — highlighting available solutions for applications such as standby generators and uninterruptible power supplies. Each section contains comprehensive information on system selection, operation and maintenance. The guide has been written by experts from leading consultants, contractors and manufacturers. Areas covered include regulations and standards, load assessment, power supplies, high-voltage distribution, transformers, low-voltage switchgear and distribution, building wiring systems, earthing, uninterruptible power supplies, electromagnetic compatibility, inspection, testing, operation and maintenance. This A4 guide runs to 146 pages and costs £86, plus postage and packing, with huge discounts for CIBSE members.