Plumbing & Electrical Services

24Seven Electrical Service: Why do I need an Isolator Switch?

14233188_865015463600527_1831133729592378230_nWhat is the function of an Isolator switch and why should one be installed on your geyser?

An isolator switch is used to ensure that when switched off, all current is physically isolated on the line to the geyser when repairs are being done, or when a new geyser is being installed. This ensures that the person working on the geyser is safe and cannot be electrocuted.

It is a compliance necessity to have an isolator switch installed on your geyser, and all insurance companies require all geysers to be fitted with one.