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BSRIA launches updated Illustrated Guide to Electrical Building Services

BSRIA has launched an updated version of its Illustrated Guide to Electrical Building Services (BG 32/2015) which replaces the previous edition (BG 5/2005).

In a statement BSRIA said: “The Illustrated Guide to Electrical Building Services continues to be the industry leading publication providing basic reference information on electrical building services systems for construction clients and other construction professionals.

For construction clients, the guide provides a simple insight into the system options and assists dialogue with the design team. For construction professionals, the guide provides a quick reference to electrical building services and can assist working knowledge of the subject.

As with BSRIA’s other Illustrated guides, it has been designed to be simple and quick to use. A brief introduction to each system is provided, followed by a list of ke y points. Photographs and drawings help explain the appearance and operation of each system.

Since the previous edition of this guide, further information has been added on motor controllers, combined heat and power, standby generators, lighting protection, plugs and sockets and temporary supplies for construction.”

The sections cover

  • Power
  • On-site generation
  • Distribution
  • Lighting
  • Fire & security

BSRIA has also published companion guides: Illustrated Guide to Mechanical Building Services (BG 31/2012) and The Illustrated Guide to Renewable Technologies (BG 1/2009).

Hard copies are priced at £30 to BSRIA members or £60 to non-members. Pdfs are free to download for BSRIA members and priced at £60 to non-members.

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