Useful Information about electrical services, tools & devices

Useful Information about energy efficiency, electrical devices like RCD’s, Smoke Alarms, LED’s , surge protectors etc. will be posted here on a regular basis.

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Information about RCD’s and Smoke Alarms

December 24th, 2013 by: admin

Since 2009, RCD's and Smoke Alarms are required by law and will need to be installed if you sell or rent out a property. What is a RCD? An RCD is a safety device that monitors electrical current flowing within a circuit from the meter box or distribution board. It ...

Surge protection

December 24th, 2013 by: admin

What exactly is a  surge protector? A surge protector (or surge suppressor) is an appliance designed to protect electrical devices from voltage spikes. A surge protector attempts to limit the voltage supplied to an electric device by either blocking or by shorting to ground any unwanted voltages above a safe ...