Why some houses have a separate distribution board (DB) in the garage or ‘granny flat’ and others don’t has become a contentious issue recently, judging by the number of queries received by the ECA’s Highveld office and via the ECA’s helpdesk number. ECA Technical Adviser, Anthony Schewitz, says, “The answer is not straightforward because the safety requirements for each installation must be assessed before a decision can be made.” Download Anthony’s article ‘DB or no DB’ here
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