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Here you can see our latest news and our tips on what you need to know about energy saving, heating, halogens versus LEDs, lighting, EV chargers, energy efficiency, electrical certification and more.

Outdoor lighting and spa pools

Outdoor lighting and spa pools

So in Wellington it’s fair to say that use of your outdoor space is weather dependent for a good part of the year. In-ground path lights, colour and feature lights can make a huge difference to your outdoor space and do wonders to make your home look even...

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Trouble shooting hot water cylinder issues

Trouble shooting hot water cylinder issues

My hot water temperature is colder than usual. What’s the problem? A drop in temperature or fluctuating temperature of your hot water is usually a problem with your electric hot water cylinder. This can be caused by the tempering valve on top of the cylinder not...

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What’s a Certificate of Compliance?

What’s a Certificate of Compliance?

What’s a CoC?It’s a Certificate of Compliance and under New Zealand regulations electricians issue this to certify installations or part installations, including fixed wiring and fitting new power points. The CoC falls under Part 1 or 2 of AS/NZS 3000.What does having...

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Energy saving tips

Energy saving tips

Our 10 top tips to save money on your power bill Implement Ripple PowerInquire with your electricity retailer about having Ripple Power installed. It gives you cheap power from 9pm-7am. Not every house has it but it’s worth installing. Once in, you can do your...

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Converting to LED’s

Converting to LED’s

Converting your lights from recess halogens to LED's? It doesn’t seem so long ago that halogen recess lights were the latest and greatest in home lighting. That was in the early 2000s and the development of energy saving LEDs in recent years means many homes are...

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Your guide to EV’s

Your guide to EV’s

Answering your EV questions We’re getting some questions about electric vehicles (EVs) so here’s a blog to give you some more information. They’re much cheaper to run than petrol and diesel vehicles, low maintenance, better for...

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How to warm up your bathroom

How to warm up your bathroom

The latest gear for a cosy and steam-free bathroom When the temperature drops we all notice a cold bathroom, but it doesn’t have to be that way. There are multiple solutions to warm this space up. You don’t have to freeze your anatomy off! The key to it is heating,...

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Our processes for working safely under Covid-19

Our processes for working safely under Covid-19

Our processes for working safely under Covid-19   We have robust systems in place to manage this health issue. For your assurance, no members of our team have travelled overseas, been ill with Covid-19 or are close contacts of any Covid-19 cases. Our team has...

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