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.
For more information about how ECS can help, please get in touch on 01536 650722 or complete the short contact form.
“ECS have assisted us with our EICRs (Electrical Installation Condition Reports) over the last few years. They have completed electrical safety tests in both our general needs properties as well as our larger Retirement Living and Flexi Care Schemes. They provide an extremely efficient and professional service. ECS have a full understanding of what we require from them and provide full and detailed certification as well as extensive photos of each site. All the engineers are fully qualified and have current DBS certification provided for each operative before any programme gets underway.
We would have no hesitation in recommending ECS to other Housing Associations and trusts.”
- Paul Denman, Contract Manager (Compliance Investment and Asset Team)