Top 5 Electrician’s Books

by Steve on October 1, 2009

Top 5 Electrician’s Books

 

Electrician’s Blog September Survey

Here are the latest ratings of your favourite reference publications.

Many of these books are a vital tool for today’s working electrician. 

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1st  Electrician’s Guide to the Building Regs  22 points

Elecs Guide to Build Regs

Elecs Guide to Build Regs

Price £14.22

A very useful book.  Ensures domestic installers not only comply with Part P, but also with other Building Regulations, including Fire Safety, Ventilation and Conservation of Energy.

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2nd    On-Site Guide                                             19points

On-Site Guide

On-Site Guide

 Price £13.60

It’s great as quick reference for the day to day run of the mill stuff. However it is essential to make sure you are already up-to-date with the full BS7671 17th Edition to fully understand what this guide DOES NOT cover.

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3rd  Practical Guide to Inspection & Testing   14points

Practical Guide Insp & Test

Practical Guide Insp & Test

   Price £14.39

Ideal for students studying for all of the C&G electrical courses.
The information is well written and explained and is accompanied by some good real pictures of the inspection and testing process.

 

4th          17th Edition Regs Explained                 13 points

17th Ed Regs Explained

17th Ed Regs Explained

Price £19.79

For students struggling to understand the IEE BS7671 regulations this book is a must, it covers the entire IEE 17th edition wiring regulations book and uses real English and non technical language to further explain all of the regulations.

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5th  Toolbox Guide to 17th Edition                 12 points

Toolbox Guide to Regs

Toolbox Guide to Regs

    Price £11.49

The Toolbox Guide is the ideal practical guide for electricians on the requirements of the new 17th Edition (BS 7671: 2008).

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Give your opinion.

To vote on your favourite Electrician’s Books please use the comments form below or email ElecBlogMail@aol.com .

 

(Score your top three books: 1st 3pts, 2nd 2 pts,  3rd 1 pt)

 

Thanks for reading- Steve K

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Big Red Book

Big Red Book

Price  £45.50   The Big Red Book (BS 7671:2008)

Has still not charted.  But we all need it !

 

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{ 1 comment… read it below or add one }

Dave P, Hereford October 15, 2009 at 19:04

Thanks . Great Site.
My votes for best guides.
1st Elecs Guide to B regs
2nd Onsite Giude
3rd 17th Ed regs Explained

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