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Private Sector Electrical Testing

Private Rental Sector

New 2020 Government Regulations state that private landlords are required to inspect and test the fixed electrical installation in all properties.

All Private Landlords, Estate Agents and Letting Agents need to ensure and certify that their housing stock has been inspected and tested, complying with the latest legislation and regulations.

Understanding Your Requirements

All Private Landlords, Estate Agents and Letting Agents need to:

  • Ensure that their housing stock is safe and complies with the latest legislation and regulations
  • Certify that electrical installations have been inspected and tested prior to the start of a new tenancy (from 1st July 2020)
  • Provide all tenants and letting agents with a copy of an up to date EICR (Electrical Installation Condition Report)
  • Guarantee electrical safety checks are carried out on any existing tenancies by 1st April 2021
  • Employ a reliable qualified electrician or firm that is a member of an accredited registration scheme operated by a recognized body in the electrical industry
  • Update homes and communal areas to meet risk assessments, insurance requirements and health and safety standards.

Our Solutions for Your Needs

  • Our experienced electrical team provide an efficient, cost effective, reliable, and respectful service to support you and your tenants
  • ECS provide an Electrical Testing service completed in accordance with BS7671 (18th Edition) and Guidance note 3 to deliver Electrical Installation Condition Reports
  • All engineers carry a tablet that enables them to collect a fully comprehensive audit trail. We can manage and deliver every stage of an electrical inspection, remedial work and installation from beginning to end because we understand from a client’s perspective that getting it right first time is key to demonstrating value for money.
  • Our engineers also capture important information on current installation condition for more efficient maintenance planning and can undertake installation, replacement and maintenance work when needed.

Contact ECS

For more information about how ECS can help, please get in touch on 01536 650722 or complete the short contact form.

We look forward to hearing from you.

Citizen Housing Association

“Citizen are seriously impressed by the outstanding level of service provided by ECS in all the electrical safety tests and remedials they have been carrying out on our housing stock. The engineers, the services and the bespoke software system in place makes it easy for us to demonstrate electrical compliance across our housing stock. For each property, we can easily access an accurate audit trail from booking the initial appointment to downloading the EICR. Since working with ECS we have received great service levels, excellent tenant feedback and improved electrical compliance levels. We are confident we can continue to rely on ECS and would not hesitate to recommend them in the future.”

 

- Rehman Akhtar, Building Surveyor