NEW ELECTRICAL STANDARDS

March 1 2017
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Recently there have been two replacement Standards published that are used in Masterspec sections, however neither has any major affect on the text within the sections.

Immediate application:

AS/NZS 3008.1.2:2017 - Electrical installations - Selection of cables - Cables for alternating voltages up to and including 0.6/1 kV - Typical New Zealand conditions

Delayed application:

AS/NZS 3100:2017 - Approval and test specification - General requirements for electrical equipment

AS/NZS 3100:2017 sets out general safety requirements related to, equipment (including fittings, accessories, appliances and apparatus) of classes and types for electrical installations in buildings. (Except for appliance to AS/NZS 60335.1 or part 2, except where an approval and test specification refers to this standard) This new standard will supersede AS/NZS 3100:2009 from 13 January 2019.

Masterspec sections will continue to refer and date to the existing AS/NZS 3100:2009 until the new Standard takes effect in 2019.


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