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cenemelectrical

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11 years11 yearscenemelectricalcenemelectrical posted:
Electrician's materials costs to you. How much mark-up?

Hello,
i can see your frustration, as there are alot of items that make up a total cost, that a client would not take into account, nor ever see.
Here are…

12 years12 yearscenemelectricalcenemelectrical posted:
The CARLISLE HOMES & SPECTRA General Information Thread

Hello,
In regards to your question about adding powerpoints after handover..
Yes there are scenarios where you can add additional powerpoints, but you are limited to where you can add them (…

12 years12 yearscenemelectricalcenemelectrical posted:
Solar System Not Working

Im afraid, it sounds like you may have a faulty inverter..
you need to contact a solar installer who can test the panels and cables for outgoing voltage and cable continuity..
the…

12 years12 yearscenemelectricalcenemelectrical posted:
Solar Power with 100V neutral

Hello,
was the solar ac isolator switched on?
If the ac isolator was switched off, then yes this is very odd because a solar inverter will not pass electricity from the panels…

12 years12 yearscenemelectricalcenemelectrical posted:
Wired home automation system suggestions

Hello,
I would take a look at a HAI solution.. much more flexible than a full c-bus system and much cheaper
google HAI automation, there you will find alot of information.
If you…

12 years12 yearscenemelectricalcenemelectrical posted:
Data Points - cost??

Hello,
the only way to keep your costs down is to go with a 3rd part installer.. volume builders add AT LEAST 20% ontop of their trades to install extra's
lik ementioned…

12 years12 yearscenemelectricalcenemelectrical posted:
Electrical costs on acreage.

Hello,
if you decide to go fully solar here are a couple of traps you may not be aware of:
After a few years you may find that you are not getting…

12 years12 yearscenemelectricalcenemelectrical posted:
$250 per LED downlight - am I mad?

WOW... that is all i can say...
If we were to charge this amount then every electrician would be living on coastal waterfront homes!!... UTTERLY ridiculous..
The funny things is that these…

12 years12 yearscenemelectricalcenemelectrical posted:
Electrical matters- is it possible to do it yourself?

i cant beleive this has been posted!!!
YOU CANNOT DO ELECTRICAL WORK YOURSELF... im still contemplating sending this post the the cheif electrical inspector for energy safe to look over!!
read the…

12 years12 yearscenemelectricalcenemelectrical posted:
Data Cabling Preliminary Planning & Ideas

Hello,
Being in perth is a different kettle of fish.. most of the building there is double brick which takes alot longer than standard brick veneer building practices.. as there is…

12 years12 yearscenemelectricalcenemelectrical posted:
Data Cabling Preliminary Planning & Ideas

Hello,
Its good to see that you are allowing a GOOD amount of data cables at the marked locations... This will allow you ALOT of flexibility later on.. especially with multi…

12 years12 yearscenemelectricalcenemelectrical posted:
single phase and 3 phase power

it doesnt future proof anything... its all to do with power draw etc etc...
you dont run an aircon on its own off a seperate phase.. it would make all the…

12 years12 yearscenemelectricalcenemelectrical posted:
single phase and 3 phase power

3 phase is needed when
* the maximum demand on your home is looking to exceed the allowable amp amount provided by the electrical distributor on a…

12 years12 yearscenemelectricalcenemelectrical posted:
New construction power source

The home owner or builder will organize to set-up either a temporary site pole ( usually installed and supplied by a hire company ) OR Temporary/permant site pole ( this…

12 years12 yearscenemelectricalcenemelectrical posted:
Smart Wiring Setup Prices

i apologize, i was refering to brick veneer homes.. not WA double brick houses..

12 years12 yearscenemelectricalcenemelectrical posted:
Electrician Rates

Hello,
Im sorry the 'parts' was a typo... this is charged ontop of an hourly rate..
and i am by no means complaining... far from it.. i just wanted to enlighten those…

12 years12 yearscenemelectricalcenemelectrical posted:
Streaming Video

Hello all,
If you are looking for a top quality dual cat-6 matrix switcher you cannot go past Intellix controlled via a n-touch genie ( or bitwise box... they are a…

12 years12 yearscenemelectricalcenemelectrical posted:
Smart Wiring Setup Prices

Hello,
you dont need conduits in the house to pull cables through later..
you can do it with pre-drilled holes and draw wires.. it is much less hassle than trying to…

12 years12 yearscenemelectricalcenemelectrical posted:
Electrician Rates

when you look at electrician prices.. you also have to look at these factors that determine pricing:
time to get to your place
time to quote jobs
superannuation
insurances
car registration
fuel
parts
gst
time to go and but…

12 years12 yearscenemelectricalcenemelectrical posted:
CAT6 Wiring cost "per point"

Hello matty
When people charge per point it is usually the cable to the point, the wall plate and the consumables that go into mounting the wall plate and getting the…

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12 years12 yearscenemelectricalcenemelectrical posted:
Looking for a video door bell security system

Hello,
i didnt know that, i will take a look. Thanks

12 years12 yearscenemelectricalcenemelectrical posted:
NESS SECURITY PRODUCTS

you can still install a d8x into an existing home without wires!
you will just need an rf interface possibly an extension aerial depending on the building, and all the…

12 years12 yearscenemelectricalcenemelectrical posted:
CCTV for new home -- which one??

Go to Ness corporation in nunawading and look at their external dome range... they have a 520TVL IR dome line for under 190.00 each!
Bosch also have the same as above…

12 years12 yearscenemelectricalcenemelectrical posted:
Aiphone and video intercom

Aiphone and kocom are great!!
We install look-c ( about 3-4 per month ), have never had any problems with them,
good price aswell
http://www.lookc.com.au/
hope this helped

12 years12 yearscenemelectricalcenemelectrical posted:
Looking for a video door bell security system

Hello,
Just before i start ranting.. im not affiliated with the company mentioned below.. it may sound like it, but i have being using their products for years and recommend them…

12 years12 yearscenemelectricalcenemelectrical posted:
Buying Downlights Online - Halogen/CFL/LED

Hello,
Pierlite starbust L.E.D's are the best out there in my opinion... at 100.00 + each they are not for everyone..
But you can look at it like this..
With cheaper brands…

12 years12 yearscenemelectricalcenemelectrical posted:
KNX users / installers

Also try HAI... i love this product.
www.homeauto.com

12 years12 yearscenemelectricalcenemelectrical posted:
Where do I get a detailed electrical plan for a new house

Hello,
I would email a few electricians that also install smart wiring/automation/structured cabling and ask if they conduct electrical designs. This is an area that is not advertised often, but is…

12 years12 yearscenemelectricalcenemelectrical posted:
Home Automation - what worked well?

Control4 is a great system looks great too, and WOW $$$ their touchscreens are outrageous!! but is based on wireless switches..
I dont like it because customization is limited... IT…

12 years12 yearscenemelectricalcenemelectrical posted:
Data cabling recommendation Victoria

Agreed with almost half that...
should be around 3K depending on cabnet installed..

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