AESM Technical Meetings

The AESM Electrical Forums meet regularly to discuss key industry issues, establish benchmarks and share best practice. Members also learn about the latest products and services available within the sector.

The Forums provide an excellent platform for

  • delegates to network with their peer group to share their expertise and knowledge
  • to help establish best practice
  • to learn about the latest developments in regulations
  • to hear from suppliers to the sector with new products and innovations.

Topics we’ve covered so far:


  • HMO and High Rise Electrical Safety
  • Electrical Safety Management in Shared Ownership
  • EICR and Remedial Work- Document Imperatives
  • AFDD and SPD update – how to interpret the equipment in situ
  • 5 Yearly Electrical Inspection – proposed legislation
  • Domestic Electrician Apprenticeship
  • EV Charging – Retrospective Install/ Amendment
  • Building Safety Manager – progress from  the Hackett Report
  • Electrical Auditing and the new Auditing App
  • Emerging Technologies – planning for the future.
  • Firestop – Best Practice Guide for remedial work
  • Fire Risk Assessment
  • Emergency Lighting update

Agenda topics coming up:

  • Battery Storage – developing technology
  • Foundation Earthing ref AMD2
  • Surge Protection – step by step calculation
  • Housing Regulator case study – the true cost of downgrade
  • Social Housing White Paper Review

AESM Technical Forum 2021 Dates
Due to the Coronavirus pandemic, the Autumn Technical Meetings will be held online.

Spring 2021 Technical Meetings

Location (all online)  Date
North West Tuesday 9th Feb
Southern Region Tuesday 9th March
Yorkshire & North East Thursday 18th March

Autumn Technical Meetings

Location  Date
To be advised