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Electrical Safety Switches / Residual Current Devices

Safety Switches/Residual Current Devices Residual Current Device, RCD, is an electrical wiring device, a safety switch, which has become a mandatory part of Australian housing electrical codes since 1991. The use of Residual Current Devices will be mandatory in workplaces by January 1, 2013, increasing the safety of workers using electricity to perform their job…

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Clipsal Dimmers

Clipsal dimmers used for halogen downlights and LED downlights are considerably different. The 3 types of clipsal dimmers are leading edge (for halogen lights and iron core transformers), universal dimmers (suitable for any lighting except compact fluros), and finally trailing edge dimnmers (for halogen lighting with electronic transformers). So when purchasing your lights and dimmers…

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How can I save money on the amount of electricity I use around my home?

Cleaning is a big thing. Regularly remove the dust from heaters, air conditioners, exhaust fans, ceiling fans etc. this will improve the efficiency with which the motor/appliance will operate. In short, it will use less electricity to produce its optimum result of heating, sucking, blowing etc. Then there’s the more common information which you’ve probably…

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