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Who installs my meter?

Our contractors McNicholas are responsible for providing the gas services and meter installation to your property. McNicholas are very experienced and will undertake every stage of the installation process to exacting standards.

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Minimum clearances

A gas meter needs to be placed in areas with minimum clearances from openings to a property, electrical appliances and cables are shown below:

  Minimum distance from openings to property (windows/doors/
airbricks/vents)
Minimum distance from electrical cables Minimum distance from electrical appliances (inc damaged cable/joints)
Medium Pressure Network 1m* 300mm 1550mm*
Low Pressure Network 300mm 300mm 300mm

*As per British Standard 6400-2:2006

Areas throughout the firmus energy network are serviced by different pressures of gas. You can find out what pressures of gas is available to your property by emailing us at customercare@firmusenergy.co.uk or by contacting us on 0800 408 5577.
 



Image: where your firmus energy natural gas meter can be fitted
firmus energy bring natural gas to your home and fit the meter to your property. We don’t convert your central heating or fit appliances such as cookers or tumble dryers, for that you’ll need to contact a Gas Safe Registered Installer.  You can find a Gas Safe Registered Installer in the Yellow Pages, by checking the Gas Safe Register website www.GasSafeRegister.co.uk or by giving them a call on 0800 408 5577.

Our contractors McNicholas are responsible for providing the gas services and meter installation to your property. McNicholas are very experienced and will undertake every stage of the installation process to exacting standards.

Image: McNicholas construction logo

Minimum clearances

A gas meter needs to be placed in areas with minimum clearances from openings to a property, electrical appliances and cables are shown below:

  Minimum distance from openings to property (windows/doors/
airbricks/vents)
Minimum distance from electrical cables Minimum distance from electrical appliances (inc damaged cable/joints)
Medium Pressure Network 1m* 300mm 1550mm*
Low Pressure Network 300mm 300mm 300mm

*As per British Standard 6400-2:2006

Areas throughout the firmus energy network are serviced by different pressures of gas. You can find out what pressures of gas is available to your property by emailing us at customercare@firmusenergy.co.uk or by contacting us on 0800 408 5577.
 



Image: where your firmus energy natural gas meter can be fitted
firmus energy bring natural gas to your home and fit the meter to your property. We don’t convert your central heating or fit appliances such as cookers or tumble dryers, for that you’ll need to contact a Gas Safe Registered Installer.  You can find a Gas Safe Registered Installer in the Yellow Pages, by checking the Gas Safe Register website www.GasSafeRegister.co.uk or by giving them a call on 0800 408 5577.


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