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Smart Meters in Brisbane
  • May 07 2024
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Smart Meters in Brisbane

Smart meters are advanced digital devices that measure and record electricity, gas, or water consumption in homes and businesses.

Smart Meters in Brisbane

Energy Saving Timer Switches
  • Mar 21 2024
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Energy Saving Timer Switches

Time delay switches are perfect for a communal location like in a unit building car park.

Energy Saving Timer Switches

Installing Ceiling Fans
  • Jan 17 2024
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Installing Ceiling Fans

Choosing the right fan is important. There are a variety. Weiss Electrical can help if you are looking for a reliable fan.

Installing Ceiling Fans

The Evolution of Photovoltaics
  • Oct 09 2023
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The Evolution of Photovoltaics

Photovoltaics have become a vital technology for generating clean and renewable energy. Solar energy is a sustainable and environmentally friendly source of electricity, contributing to efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and combat climate change.

The Evolution of Photovoltaics

AS/NZS 3000:2018 (Wiring Rules)
  • Aug 04 2023
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AS/NZS 3000:2018 (Wiring Rules)

Have you been asked to install an electrical appliance that your customer purchased online? Does the product comply with Australian wiring rules?

AS/NZS 3000:2018 (Wiring Rules)

Do you have enough Safety Switches?
  • Jul 10 2023
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Do you have enough Safety Switches?

Having multiple Safety Switches will stop the entire home from blacking out when an appliance or product has a fault.

Do you have enough Safety Switches?

Power Point locations and sinks
  • Apr 11 2023
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Power Point locations and sinks

The first thing to consider is whether the sink has a water capacity of less than 45 Litres as there are different rules depending on the capacity.

Power Point locations and sinks

Locking your Electricity Power Box
  • Mar 28 2023
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Locking your Electricity Power Box

Energex offer a specific lock for locking your electric box whilst still allowing a meter reading.

Locking your Electricity Power Box

Tripped Safety Switch
  • Jan 20 2023
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Tripped Safety Switch

Modern homes have a switchboard with electrical safety switches. Older homes have a fuse box. Sometimes we find after switching on an appliance the safety switch has been activated to that circuit. Safety switches are designed to react to a high load or leakage.

Tripped Safety Switch

The electricity grid
  • May 11 2022
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The electricity grid

To understand the complexities of connecting renewable energy to the electricity grid, we must first look a the differences between Direct Current (DC) and Alternating Current (AC).

The electricity grid

Dealing with Corrosion and Electrical Faults
  • May 05 2021
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Dealing with Corrosion and Electrical Faults

How do you know if your prospective new home is safe and complies with all electrical legislation

Dealing with Corrosion and Electrical Faults

Bathroom Renovations Electrical Planning
  • Mar 30 2021
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Bathroom Renovations Electrical Planning

If you know the electrical details in advance, you can better plan and have a fantastic result.

Bathroom Renovations Electrical Planning

How does electricity get to your home?
  • Feb 09 2021
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How does electricity get to your home?

The journey from Generation to Transmission to Use is common in most countries including Australia.

How does electricity get to your home?

Government Rebates for LED Lighting
  • Oct 15 2020
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Government Rebates for LED Lighting

The Positive Payback program is about rewarding businesses for using energy efficiently. The Positive Payback for Business program offers to subsidise small, medium and large businesses in eligible suburbs that install or upgrade equipment and appliances that lower onsite peak electricity demand.

Government Rebates for LED Lighting

Install IXL Tastic
  • Sep 23 2020
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Install IXL Tastic

If you have bought an electrical appliance recently you may appreciate the rare opportunity to buy a product made in Australia with a reasonable warranty.

Install IXL Tastic

Outgrown your electrical cabling systems?
  • Jan 31 2020
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Outgrown your electrical cabling systems?

Has your business outgrown your electrical systems?

Outgrown your electrical cabling systems?

Earthing Your Home
  • Sep 09 2019
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Earthing Your Home

The refrigerator in your kitchen is a made of metal, with metal components and a metal frame. Logically speaking, one should be electrocuted the moment any contact is made with a refrigerator, since metals are such great conductors of electricity.

Earthing Your Home

Pre-purchase Electrical Inspection
  • Apr 09 2019
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Pre-purchase Electrical Inspection

Few people are familiar with a pre-purchase electrical inspection when buying a new home or unit. It is common to get a pre-purchase building and pest inspection and also regular annual termite inspections with a termite barrier system.

Pre-purchase Electrical Inspection

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