Electrical Installation Condition Reports (EICR) Previously known as Periodic Inspections.
In the trade, these can also be called a landlord certificates, for in depth description see "inspection and testing" above.
There are a couple of things that can trigger an EICR for landlords (Rented accommodation)
- Every 3 years.
- Change of occupancy.
- Not having an in date EICR can or may void your insurance.
- Old wiring with reports of random faults.
- Emergency call out any time of day or night 7 days a week (Call out charges apply).
- Do not forget if you leave any electrical appliance in your rented accommodation it will need to be PAT tested every 12 months.