Guidance on new cable colours published

Changes to the cable colours in fixed electrical installations are detailed in the publication of Amendment No. 2 to The IEE Wiring Regulations (BS7671:2001). For a 2-year period, cables in the old or new colours, but not both, can be used in new installations. Only the new colours will be permitted after 31 March 2006. Copies of the text of the amendment can be downloaded from . A consolidated edition of BS 7671 incorporating the amendment is available from the Institution of Electrical Engineers and BSI. Further information on the changes to the cable colours can be obtained from the webstie below.
Related links:
Related articles:



modbs tv logo

Universities drive down carbon emissions

Kevin Pocock of Mitsubishi Electric discusses the drivers for universities to achieve zero carbon in their built environment – and the challenges.

MBS Vlog with Karen Fletcher

Karen Fletcher on some of the main themes in the March 2020 issue of MBS magazine.

Calendar