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billdsl
billdsl
3 March 2009

Lighting - PHASE-OUT OF INEFFICIENT INCANDESCENT LAMPS

Lighting - PHASE-OUT OF INEFFICIENT INCANDESCENT LAMPS

in queensland we have the smart climate service from the govt, they will provide 15 energy saving bulbs in the service which costs $50, plus they throw in a shower head, a…

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billdsl
Mar 03, 2009 9:16 pm
billdsl
The Data Guys
The Data Guys
4 March 2009

Sensor lights?

Sensor lights?

If your single story then do it later. even on a two story, it can be done by a good sparky but will cost more…

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The Data Guys
Mar 04, 2009 5:21 pm
The Data Guys
angel.reign07
angel.reign07
5 March 2009

Ceiling fan light in study SUCKS! So dim!

Ceiling fan light in study SUCKS! So dim!

Light kits can be added to increase the usefulness of many ceiling fans. A wide range of both fan and light kit styles is available, providing choices, or maybe try to…

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angel.reign07
Mar 05, 2009 5:13 pm
angel.reign07
angel.reign07
5 March 2009

Ceiling Fans lights in renovation

Ceiling Fans lights in renovation

Renovations Collection Antique Nickel 4-Light Ceiling Fan Light. With an elegant blend of old and new, the Renovations Collection captures the spirit of, or try to search…

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angel.reign07
Mar 05, 2009 5:50 pm
The Data Guys
The Data Guys
6 March 2009

Who installs your light fittings?

Who installs your light fittings?

the currency here is beer. Buy enough beer and the sparky will do it and some for the supervisor to turn a blind eye. Usually people will get a sparky to come…

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The Data Guys
Mar 06, 2009 5:01 pm
The Data Guys
Benny
Benny
7 March 2009

Junction Boxes for future outdoor lighting

Junction Boxes for future outdoor lighting
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The regular J Box can only go inside and the weather proof ones are at least IP56 rated. This means that you can have them in area's that might get wet. There is a…

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Benny
Mar 07, 2009 1:43 pm
Benny
The Data Guys
The Data Guys
7 March 2009

How many lights?

How many lights?
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Be careful about upping the wattage in light fitting using standard globes. Even if the light is rated at 100W, the gyprock will scar with the heat from the light…

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The Data Guys
Mar 07, 2009 6:48 pm
The Data Guys
Judie
Judie
8 March 2009

Cheap store for downlights and modern pendants?

Cheap store for downlights and modern pendants?

Depending on how many you need, Beacon is quite good at negotiating their prices. We saved a bundle, even over online prices. Judie

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Judie
Mar 08, 2009 3:51 pm
Judie
Salt&Pepper
Salt&Pepper
8 March 2009

Cheap downlights and modern pendants?

Cheap downlights and modern pendants?

Thanks everyone for your help! I will try and check out those stores on the net..

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Salt&Pepper
Mar 08, 2009 10:06 pm
Salt&Pepper
donuts
donuts
9 March 2009

Pics of my new bathroom lights

Pics of my new bathroom lights

thanks Jochicho, yes they are installed on the wall above the mirror; I just asked my builder to put an extra batten there (we also have the standard one on the ceiling…

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donuts
Mar 09, 2009 6:44 am
donuts

Hi kexkez, we have used the crompton ones (2nd photo) on our…

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She&He+3+3
Mar 09, 2009 2:13 pm
She&He+3+3
kpny
kpny
9 March 2009

After Handover Downlights & Electrics

After Handover Downlights & Electrics

Hi MICA, I'm building in Craigieburn. Hope to have handover in a few months time. Please do send some contact names if you can. Cheers.

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kpny
Mar 09, 2009 6:41 pm
Tillie
Tillie
10 March 2009

Exterior lights - round or square?

Exterior lights - round or square?
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Will be sure to take some pics once I go and make a payment on them :wink: Didn't think of it at the time as I was so over looking up at lights for approx. 2 hours :)

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Tillie
Mar 10, 2009 9:20 pm
muzzman
muzzman
12 March 2009

Electricians to install downlights

Electricians to install downlights

Stu - if you look at my signature it says I am halfway through a 12 month world trip. We are currently living in Canada - so what is very early in the morning for you…

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muzzman
Mar 12, 2009 7:01 am
muzzman
sandy
sandy
13 March 2009

Show me your Feature lighting

Show me your Feature lighting
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I did want this chandelier for the dining room, but found out it is $10k :shock: http://www.ecc.com.au/Product.aspx?p=1415&c=350 So we're having this chandelier from…

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sandy
Mar 13, 2009 2:51 pm
CarlousMoochous
CarlousMoochous
15 March 2009

PD Electrical and Downlights

PD Electrical and Downlights
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Our original electrical allowance was just over $3,000... with the addition of heaps of downlights, powerpoints, tv and data points, then add on some HD Paytv points and…

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CarlousMoochous
Mar 15, 2009 8:20 pm
CarlousMoochous
Mrs B
Mrs B
26 March 2009

68 p'points & 86 lights...oh just make it 100 each! ;)

68 p'points & 86 lights...oh just make it 100 each! ;)
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Mrs B, I'm looking forward to your lighting pictures. I'm in th eprocess fo finalising my lighting and I may get some…

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Mrs B
Mar 26, 2009 1:20 pm
Mrs B

you can get the stainless steel tubing similar to microphone goose necks etc and may look a…

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blahblah
Apr 03, 2009 9:08 am
T&V
T&V
8 April 2009

Anyone used Nelson CF D/lite $24.50 + GST???

Anyone used Nelson CF D/lite $24.50 + GST???

Hi All, i'm just getting to lights in our O/B shack, i'm a very senior in age member of forum & can help others on most structural matters, but my wifes requirements for…

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T&V
Apr 08, 2009 10:27 am

I'm a bit behind the eight-ball, but here are a few: This comes in…

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kek
Apr 10, 2009 7:34 pm
kek
Casa2
Casa2
12 April 2009

Anyone used Nelson CFL 240V D/lites @ around $24.50 + GST ?

Anyone used Nelson CFL 240V D/lites @ around $24.50 + GST ?

T&V, Compact Fluorescent Lights (CFLS) have the "starter and ballast" all built into the one bulb. Actually, it's all done electronically, but in the end what used to be…

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Casa2
Apr 12, 2009 10:14 pm
StressedOut
StressedOut
15 April 2009

Trying to find a stylish sensor light???

Trying to find a stylish sensor light???

Thanks guys, I just did not know you could do that! :oops: My sparky is going to get the job!

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StressedOut
Apr 15, 2009 5:50 pm
iTalk
iTalk
16 April 2009

Your thoughts on these downlights with defusers ?

Your thoughts on these downlights with defusers ?

The document I have says that the actual height of the light (from the top side of the plaster) is 130mm, and you need to have 50mm of clearance. So the total space needed…

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iTalk
Apr 16, 2009 10:02 pm
iTalk
donuts
donuts
20 April 2009

Vanity Lights

Vanity Lights

No, I got mine from my local lighting shop, but they had to order it in, perhaps they use the same supplier as Mica.

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donuts
Apr 20, 2009 2:45 pm
donuts
Lostris
Lostris
21 April 2009

Downlights a fire risk?

Downlights a fire risk?

They changed the standards about 12 months back because of the fire issue. Any new downlights installed have to be a certain distance away from flammable material or have…

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Lostris
Apr 21, 2009 12:32 pm
16.SFC
16.SFC
21 April 2009

Ceiling Fan Wall switches

Ceiling Fan Wall switches

I've discovered the sales guy actually wasn't…

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16.SFC
Apr 21, 2009 5:10 pm
16.SFC
mattwalker
mattwalker
21 April 2009

Bed lights switch location

Bed lights switch location
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TDG, We recently had one installed in the theatre room at work and after just 3 weeks it gave up. I am told (and I see a fair amount of electricians in my shop) that…

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mattwalker
Apr 21, 2009 8:34 pm
mattwalker
fruitty
fruitty
21 April 2009

security sensor location to maximise coverage

security sensor location to maximise coverage

The cost isn't just the unit but the cabling to the unit as well. To retro fit one would be $250+ . For the portico, you could get a PDL…

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fruitty
Apr 21, 2009 8:41 pm
fruitty
Tillie
Tillie
22 April 2009

My lighting choices finally in pics

My lighting choices finally in pics

:lol: :lol: Was just at a friend's house who has been in for about a year and she to referred to lights as "chinaman hats" and I questioned her if they were made out of bamboo or…

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Tillie
Apr 22, 2009 12:49 pm
King willy
King willy
23 April 2009

NBG, Down Lights, help needed.

NBG, Down Lights, help needed.

Brit Sound good. Not sure about the fire stuff, hum, I know of a place that burnt down with down lights now you have got me a bit concerned. Will see what I can do to…

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King willy
Apr 23, 2009 3:36 pm
King willy
BUILDERSEDGE
BUILDERSEDGE
27 April 2009

No one did this before or is it toooo hard?

No one did this before or is it toooo hard?

Re-opening this thread... Can we install the regular blue deck lights on the sides of driveway? Obviously they cannot be driven on. If yes,…

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BUILDERSEDGE
Apr 27, 2009 11:53 am
ECOECO
ECOECO
8 May 2009

Question for an electrician or electrical expert

Question for an electrician or electrical expert

I guess it depends on the compressor. I ran a 15cfm one over one 20m lead, and it was struggling. Changed over to a thicker (Home made lead) and…

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ECOECO
May 08, 2009 12:11 pm
ECOECO
Casa2
Casa2
10 May 2009

DIMMABLE cfl downlights

DIMMABLE cfl downlights

The downlights your referring to just use a normal switch. You communicate with the light by flicking the light switch on and off (yuk!). You can also get Megaman…

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Casa2
May 10, 2009 5:30 pm
Just-eve
Just-eve
14 May 2009

Punga Pendant lights

Punga Pendant lights

Thanks for that Judie :) Will definately try that

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Just-eve
May 14, 2009 12:50 pm
bluesteel
bluesteel
17 May 2009

Batten fix lights in bathroom

Batten fix lights in bathroom

Thanks yak chat - found a topic - vanity light post by installation inspector that gives details - like you said as long as not above shower or bath and 600mm from shower…

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bluesteel
May 17, 2009 4:58 pm
bluesteel
dave-
dave-
22 May 2009

CFL Downlights

CFL Downlights

The only downside, and we feel this is pretty minor, is that you do have to wait about 30 seconds for them to become fully bright, but this is not…

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dave-
May 22, 2009 2:40 pm
iTalk
iTalk
22 May 2009

Online guide for downlights ?

Online guide for downlights ?

Thanks guys. I went to Beacon lighting on Monday and had a chat with one of the ladies there. There seems to be different adapters for different downlights (the…

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iTalk
May 22, 2009 3:43 pm
iTalk
Jochicho
Jochicho
24 May 2009

Lighting place in Sydney

Lighting place in Sydney

Something to keep in mind if you do find lights at Urban Lighting that you like they have a 10% discount voucher that you can print out in the…

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Jochicho
May 24, 2009 9:28 pm
mellybuilding
mellybuilding
25 May 2009

Pendant lights over breakfast bar

Pendant lights over breakfast bar

Seeing as this question is about pendants over an island bench I figured I would hijack this thread. I have my sink on my island bench and I am…

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mellybuilding
May 25, 2009 5:07 pm
mellybuilding
alk
alk
25 May 2009

Energy Saving Downlights

Energy Saving Downlights

Yep - http://www.lightingillusions.com.au/Dow ... Downlights Or Eurolight at Bexley (NSW) has even cheaper prices. Their prices are $1-2 cheaper than above. You can buy…

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alk
May 25, 2009 11:03 pm
alk
cutajarp
cutajarp
27 May 2009

compact fluorescent downlights

compact fluorescent downlights

CFL's are not a proven technology yet. The light from halogen downlights if superior to the light produced from Halogens. Also CFL's produce a hum noise. There are new 35w…

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cutajarp
May 27, 2009 1:07 pm
Vascariz
Vascariz
29 May 2009

Installing Normal Lights/Chandeliers vs Downlights - Costs

Installing Normal Lights/Chandeliers vs Downlights - Costs

Hi! I have noticed a lot of threads regarding the installation of downlights and the costs involved per downlight. How much does that differ from the installation of a…

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Vascariz
May 29, 2009 9:35 am
Vascariz
supasquirrel
supasquirrel
3 June 2009

Casa - 110mm Downlights.

Casa - 110mm Downlights.
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Thanks Casa. Have got some homework to do before I go shopping. SS

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supasquirrel
Jun 03, 2009 9:25 pm
supasquirrel
lisanne
lisanne
4 June 2009

How much should I be spending?

How much should I be spending?

how do the oyster lights work.. do you just install them over the batten holder or does a sparkie need to come out and install…

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lisanne
Jun 04, 2009 8:23 am

We put a central oyster in the kids' rooms, which is adequate - they still have lamps for reading in bed though. Our bedroom is a little on the large side, so we have a…

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kek
Jun 04, 2009 7:06 pm
kek
erinleigh
erinleigh
4 June 2009

Where can I find this? EDIT: Found it! lol

Where can I find this? EDIT: Found it! lol

Very nice :) I looked at all those options for our powder room options yesterday! They are very…

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erinleigh
Jun 04, 2009 7:24 pm
erinleigh
Casa2
Casa2
8 June 2009

what's a PLC light?

what's a PLC light?

The PLC lamps are better, but you need to have the right light fitting. The benefit is that the ballast is part of the light fitting, so it's not replaced. The lamps…

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Casa2
Jun 08, 2009 8:57 am
Steveo
Steveo
12 June 2009

New Sharp LED

New Sharp LED

The post was from a US site, so not sure. I am going to try Sharp and find out when and $$'s

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Steveo
Jun 12, 2009 11:01 am
Steveo

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