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New technical articles: 5033 changes & inspections

AS/NZS 5033:2014 goes live today!

If you are a designer or installer, don’t forget that the new requirements come in force from today (Friday 6 February 2015).

Key changes include:

  • Heavy-duty conduit within buildings
  • Bonding cabling requirements
  • AC and DC segregation
  • Restricted access
  • Matching parallel strings
  • DC-conditioning units and micro-inverters
  • Signage


GSES recently wrote an article about how these changes affect installers (PDF), as well as an article about how the RET inspections program is helping improve the quality of installations and adherence to standards throughout Australia (PDF). Read the full articles to find out more!

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