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BorisJ

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If you don’t use the correct term the customer will never learn. He expects you as the expert to know what is what.

I had a sparks round a while back doing a small job ask me where my fuseboard was. I told him I did not have one and had not had one for over 40 years. He then corrected himself.
 

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Why does the customer need to learn?


Yes you are correct, the customer expects us to be experts however I’ve never came across someone who didn’t think I knew what I was doing simply because I called it a fuseboard instead of a consumer unit. I’m there to install circuits, fault find or inspect and I generally find that if this is done in a tidy and quality manner then they wouldn’t care one bit what i called it.
 

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If you don’t use the correct term the customer will never learn. He expects you as the expert to know what is what.

I had a sparks round a while back doing a small job ask me where my fuseboard was. I told him I did not have one and had not had one for over 40 years. He then corrected himself.
The number of times I've said Consumer Unit to customers and got a blank look...

It really doesn't matter Boris J, with your rather suspicious name tag. Been to any cheese and wine business meetings lately 😁
 

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The number of times I've said Consumer Unit to customers and got a blank look...

It really doesn't matter Boris J, with your rather suspicious name tag. Been to any cheese and wine business meetings lately 😁
Binky let's all run around talking to customers about their luminaries,

now waiting for customers blank expressions ,

now going to blow a fuse 😄
 

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If you don’t use the correct term the customer will never learn. He expects you as the expert to know what is what.

I had a sparks round a while back doing a small job ask me where my fuseboard was. I told him I did not have one and had not had one for over 40 years. He then corrected himself.
How come you had a sparks in, are you not an electrician (see the use of correct terminology there).
 

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our regulations say the certificate should be given to the owner, and a copy to the person ordering the work (if different)

so yes approach the company who installed the fuseboard.

does this suggest your son in law is not giving you a copy ?
Where can I find that regulation?
 

Fleeting

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It is under Appendix 6 of BS7671 but these are not Regulations they are informative.
 
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