Electrical CAD Drawings

Electrical devices

Electrical CAD drawings Electro-Test can supply a complete 2D CAD electrical drawings service for contractors, large and small organisations, and private individuals. We are based in the South East of England and have offices in London and Worthing but since CAD drawings can easily be sent over the internet we cover the whole of the […]

Periodic Inspection


Periodic Inspection and Testing What is an electrical installation condition report or periodic inspection? An Electrical installation condition report or Periodic Inspection is an inspection on the condition of an existing electrical installation, to identify (in order of priority) any deficiencies against the national safety standard for electrical installations. Why is an electrical installation condition report […]

New Installations and Alterations

industrial electrical switch panel

New Installations and Alterations The IEE Wiring Regulations require every electrical installation to be inspected and tested during erection and on completion before being put into service. This requirement also applies to alterations or additions that include the provision of a new circuit to an existing installation. Electro-Test Ltd can provide independent inspection, test and certification of […]

Emergency Lighting Testing

Emergency exit light sign

Emergency Lighting Testing What is Emergency Lighting Testing? Emergency Lighting is a legal requirement in all premises where people are employed.  It is a Life Safety System and is required to guide the occupants in the event of an emergency i.e. power failure or fire safely out of the building to designated meeting points. It […]

Portable Appliance Testing


Portable Appliance Testing / PAT Testing What is Portable Appliance Testing? The ‘Inspection and Testing of In-Service Electrical equipment’ (usually known as PAT or Portable appliance testing) was introduced to enable organisations and companies to comply with the Electricity at work Regulations. To meet these Regulations, it is necessary to have in place a schedule of […]

Thermographic Surveys


Electrical Thermographic Surveys More and more commercial and industrial properties are now being asked for a thermal survey to comply with insurance policy requirements. A Thermal survey can be used in conjunction with a traditional Electrical inspection and test report to give a full picture of your electrical installation. Thermal imaging is a non-contact technology that measure infrared wavelengths […]

Load Testing

electricity load testing

Load Testing What is load testing? Load testing is a power analysis survey taken on your electrical distribution system. This is carried out over a prolonged period of a minimum 7 day period. This enables us to evaluate the voltage, current flow, power consumption and to assess the power factor. Why do I need it? With […]