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Pirform Release

Pirform 2024.1

Our new release, Pirform 2024.1, is now available. This update introduces new features and addresses several issues. Here are the highlights:

  • "Other" wiring types are reported on the PDF.
  • Improved handling of max Zs values.
  • Upload an EICR 2022 to your Shine Forms account.
  • Usability improvements.
  • An updated Support Tool.

Update 31st May, 2024: A maintenance update for 2024.1, was released. Details here.

Pirform 2023.1 - Custom Inspection Schedules

Our new release, Pirform 2023.1, brings new functionality and also a number of snag fixes and tweaks following the major technical update in Pirform 2022.2. Highlights of this release include:

  • Sharing of custom inspection schedules with other engineers.
  • Marking a circuit as a spare clears the values.
  • Copying circuit values down stops at the next value.
  • Copied circuit values can be pasted into existing circuits.
  • Spare circuits are ignored when pasting values.
  • There is a button to recalculate max Zs values.

Pirform 2022.2 - BS 7671+A2:2022

Pirform 2022.2 is a major release of Pirform and brings some significant changes. The highlights are:

  • BS 7671+A2:2022 (the "brown book") electrical forms.
  • EICR inspection schedules can be fully customised.
  • Significant under-the-hood changes with faster, smaller backups.
  • A new database upgrade process happens on the first run of Pirform 2022.2.

Pirform 2020.1.1356 - Updates For BS 5266

Announcing improved BS 5266 PDFs, attaching documents and photos to issued BS 5266 certificates and more! The highlights of this release are:

  • Attach documents and photos as appendices to our BS 5839 fire alarm certificates.
  • Fire alarm PDFs have been updated.
  • Fire alarm dwelling certificate updated to BS 5839-6: 2019.
  • New observations and board reports for Electrical Installation Certificates Electrical Installation Condition Reports.
  • BS 5266 emergency lighting inspection improvements
  • Improved control when using your keyboard.

Pirform 2019.2.1292 - Simplified Minor Works

We are pleased to announce the release of the lastest version of Pirform.

This release adds a simplified version of the minor works certificate as well as the automatic exports producing the circuit chart where relevant.

There are also improvements to the handling of photos and some "under the hood" simplifications to the reporting engine as we prepare for the tablet versions later in the year.

We've also been improving our documentation by moving some of our Help Desk articles to our documentation area. Take a look here.

Pirform 2019.2.1272

We are pleased to announce the release of the latest version of Pirform. This release includes new pre-release support for EICs, improvements to the inspection schedules for EICRs and EICs and a number of other fixes and improvements, in particular to the 2018 MW.

Update: 2019.2.1272 was not allowing boards to be excluded from 2018 EICs and EICRs, which is now fixed in 2019.2.1274.