CLIENT: AF Switchgear


Project: Old Admiralty Building - Discrimination Study

VALUE: £8,600

SECTOR: Discrimination Studies

LOCATION: London, England


Project Description 

KIPO was appointed to complete the discrimination study for the Old Admiralty Building. The study covered the Old Admiralty Building mains and sub-mains power systems relating to the main LV switchboards MSSB1, MSSB2, MSSB3, MSSB4 and MSSB5 including the UK Power-networks incoming power, downstream electrical distribution and the Essential Switchboards served from the generator. 


Key Objectives

The aims of the study were to:

  • Establish fault levels at key points throughout the mains and sub-mains electrical installation
  • Verify equipment installed has adequate withstand capabilities for the fault level present at the point of installation
  • Establish protection discrimination between series MCCBS
  • Ensure applied settings are appropriate to ensure fault disconnection in accordance with the time limits mandated by   the IEE Wiring regulations 17th edition [as amended]; BS7671