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Electrical Testing & Compliance

At Econ we have our very own electrical compliance department offering in house quality control and a full range of electrical testing services to domestic and commercial customers.

We are experienced in small and large scale testing programmes and compliance management with our fully qualified, specialist engineers carrying out a large number of testing services on a weekly basis.

We have an extensive range of satisfied clients across all sectors from private customers, landlords, estate agents and commercial properties.

Econ carry out electrical testing in properties prior to purchase, in void and rental properties, as part of stock condition surveys and for insurance purposes. We offer a bespoke electrical compliance programme to suit your individual needs. Our experienced team specialise in offering in-depth reports, quickly and competitively. As an NICEIC approved contractor all electrical reports are presented on NICEIC certified paperwork.

Electrical Testing Explained


An Electrical Installation Condition Report (EICR) is like an ‘MOT of the electrics’ in a property. An electrician will check the condition of an existing electrical installation against BS 7671, the UK Standard for the safety of electrical installations and then issue the property owner with an EICR.

An EICR should identify:

Tests are also carried out on the installation to check that it is safe.

Only NICEIC Approved Contractors can carry out NICEIC certified EICR’s and the frequency of an electrical inspection and test really depends on factors such as the type of installation and how it is used and maintained. For more information speak to one of our qualified Electricians.


Portable appliance testing (PAT) is the term used to describe the examination of electrical appliances and equipment to ensure they are safe to use.

The Electricity at Work Regulations 1989 require that any electrical equipment that has the potential to cause injury is maintained in a safe condition. Regular portable appliance testing (PAT) supports organisations to meet their obligations under Health and Safety regulations.

We recommend that appliances are tested annually, although in special circumstances (heavy usage) this may be required more frequently.

Econ Electrical are happy to provide a free reminder service so that you always remain compliant.

Let Econ take the work out of your electrical compliance management. To discuss your individual requirements or for a free quotation please contact us.