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Electrical installation audit

Be certain that your electrical installation is safe to use

Electrical installation audit is a legal obligation

According to the law, the condition of an electrical installation must be checked if you wish to use a new electrical system. An audit is not required for temporary installations with a main protection of less than 35 amps and for extensions to an existing installation if the protection in front of the supply line is less than 35 amps.

After a certain period, regular or extraordinary audits of the electrical system are required, depending on the type of building and the year of construction.

An audit is also required to obtain an authorization of use for the building.

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Why do all electrical systems have to be periodically checked?

  • Electrical systems are subject to numerous risks, such as moisture damage or imperceptible faults that may go unnoticed, without professional inspection.
  • It is recommended, to avoid dangerous situations that the electrical system is thoroughly inspected by a specialist from time to time.
  • Eesti Energia is a quick and convenient choice, if you want to order an audit of an electrical installation:

  • We are an accredited service provider, and have performed thousands of reliable audits of electrical installations.
  • Our specialists have the necessary knowledge and the most thorough and long-term experience in Estonia to offer you a higher quality service.
  • Four steps of the electrical installation audit

    Be prepared

    Before ordering an audit, make sure that your electrical installation is maintained and in working order, and that you have the necessary electrical plans and documents. If you need the help of an electrician for this purpose, you can order works from Eesti Energia.

    Contact us

    If the documents in order and the system is maintained, contact us. We will respond to your request within three working days at the latest and agree on a time for execution.

    We observe, evaluate and prepare a report

    During auditing, the system is visually inspected, documents are checked and audit measurement tests are performed.

    We offer solutions and, if desired, perform the necessary electrical work

    If the inspection reveals deficiencies in your system, it is necessary to eliminate them. Eesti Energia's electricians can help with this.

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    The inspection body of Enefit Connect OÜ holds the I060 certificate of the Estonian Accreditation Centre. The auditing of electrical installations is carried out in accordance with the inspection body's instructions P36. It is the responsibility of the customer to ensure the necessary conditions for auditing. The measurement laboratory of Enefit Connect OÜ holds the accreditation certificate L275 of the Estonian Accreditation Centre. Measurements are performed according to the measurement laboratory's measurement methodology (J3179), and the customer has the right to monitor the laboratory's performance during the measurements.

    Frequently asked questions

    The law requires, if you are a homeowner that an initial audit is performed prior to the operation of the electrical system. Regular audits are performed every 3 to 15 years, depending on the type of building:

  • Type I electrical installation. The first category includes high-risk installations, such as those located in an explosion-hazardous area or electrical installations with explosion hazard (e.g. filling stations), dangerous sites of major-accident hazard companies, as well as hospitals and medical facilities where mains-operated electrical medical devices that are in physical contact with patients are used. Every 5 years.
  • Type II electrical installations. The second category includes low-voltage electrical installations with a main circuit breaker of more than 35 amps (commercial and office buildings, industrial buildings, etc.), electrical installations in accommodation buildings, electrical installations shared by apartment owners in a building with more than two apartments, as well as all high-voltage electrical installations (e.g. substations). Every 10 years.
  • Type III electrical installations. The third category includes electrical installations with a main circuit breaker rated current of 35 amps or less and which are not electrical installations of the first or second category. Every 15 years.
  • An electrical installation built or rebuilt prior to the year 2000 must be regularly audited with the following frequency:

  • Type I electrical installation every 3 years;
  • Type II electrical installation every 5 years;
  • Type II electrical installation every 10 years.
  • Regular auditing of electrical installations is not mandatory for the electrical equipment of dwellings, including cottages, and for buildings required for servicing dwellings. However, we recommend that you adhere to the above deadlines.

    In the case of a temporary electrical installation, the time of the next inspection shall be determined taking into account the permitted service life of the building or the estimated construction time required for the construction of the building.

    Our specialists perform the following tasks during the audit:

  • Visual inspection assesses whether the electrical installation has been constructed in accordance with the design, is in accordance with the documentation and the installation or operating instructions specified by the manufacturer of the electrical device, and is safe for use.
  • During the inspection of the documentation of an electrical installation, the compliance of the information presented in the documents is assessed at random. The inspector may, in justified cases, carry out a detailed assessment of the documents or, if necessary, request the submission of additional relevant documents and information.
  • The safety and conformity of the electrical installation are assessed during the evaluation of the measurement and test results. The auditor takes into account the measurements, tests and examinations carried out to assess the condition of the electrical installation, if these have been performed by a laboratory accredited for this purpose or assessed as competent in accordance with the Metrology Act, and are relevant. The auditor may take into account the control calculations provided by the electrical installation.
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    In order to perform the audit the customer must submit the following documents:
    - embodiment drawing or actual electrical schemes (can be hand-drawn);
    - building's electrical project or wiring schemes of the building, or at least the wiring scheme;
    PS. In the absence of schemes, we can help to draw them up if necessary
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    Measurement tests

    Measurements are performed in accordance with the standard EVS-HD 60364-6:2016 and the measurement methodology of the measuring laboratory. To ensure quality, please stay there during measuring. Additional information on the requirements for measuring can be found on the website of the Consumer Protection and Technical Regulatory Authority.