Electrical Blog: Consumer Unit Replacement
The consumer unit or also known as the fuse box is the electricity hub in your home that provides safety coverage to give protection from burns, potential fires and electric shocks when a fault occurs. These are generally divided into circuits that provides power separately for smoke alarms, hob, sockets, immersion heater, lights, electric oven, electric vehicle chargers et.
When conducting an installation the benchmark standard is to provide a high quality RCBO fuse box with surge protection integral device as per the 18th Edition Wiring Regulations requirements. Therefore, this device may protect the electronic devices incase of any power surge in the house.