Home Wiring Color Codes. Green and yellowbare earth. GreenYellow Stripe ground or isolated ground The home wire color code was created for safety and convenience.
When you see either a green wire or a bare copper wire you can be sure it is a ground wire. Electrical wiring is an electrical installation of cabling and associated devices such as switches distribution boards sockets and light fittings in a structure. It allows electrical workers to identify wires and work with them without risk.
The color is used on the wires insulation and it is sometimes mandatory and sometimes optional.
Single Phase Line Hot Black or Red. In 2006 Amendment 2 of 17 th Edition BS7671 Wiring Regulations saw a change to harmonise the UK colours with the European cable colours for consistency and to avoid confusion. Home Wiring Safety Electrical Wire Color Codes Few concerns when building or remodeling a home are as critical as home wiring safety. Are the GROUND wire and are used for GROUNDING the electrical circuit.