Part P was introduced in January 2005 and it relates to electrical installations in residential properties. It was introduced in order to reduce the number of deaths, injuries and fires caused by poor electrical installation and to make life more difficult for incompetent electricians.
Improving classroom lighting might not be top of the list for busy school administrative staff, however if your school lighting fittings are older than six years it ought to be popped on the long-term “to-do” list.
"Cheap electrician" is a widely used search term that people enter into Google when persumably looking for an electrician. We do sincerely hope that we do not appear on a search results page for this term (apart from this blog post of course!), as I would describe our services as neither cheap or expensive.
Although there is no legal requirement around office lighting, health and safety regulations do demand sufficient and suitable lighting to be provided. The guidelines set out by the Chartered Institute of Building Service Engineers (CIBSE) outline the case and as a general rule, an office should be illuminated to quite a high level of 500 LUX where reading or detailed work is carried out, in less demanding areas such as meeting rooms 300 LUX is more than sufficient.