Lighting + Lighting Design
JohnsonAdvice needed: lighting a cathedral-ceilinged lounge room
1 September 2008
Very kind of you Mica! Those fittings are a little…
installation inspectorAdding dimmers after lights finished....
3 September 2008
It's important to note that not all globes are able to be dimmed. Not that this is a problem, as you can usually change the globe to one that is able to be dimmed. Most…
installation inspectorSOS - Energy Saving DownLights Installation Standards
3 September 2008
Regardless of what he tells you he has or hasn't done, he should've given you a piece of paper called a "Certificate of Compliance - Electrical Work" form, stating that…
grace_slickCan I get new lights installed on the ground floor?
4 September 2008
Hmm…well, I don’t know if it’s concrete, but I know the walls are cement bricks or something, the floor slab is concrete, and the ceiling is that old fashioned sort…
nonieFire Rated Downlights .. am all fired up !!!!
5 September 2008
Hi snhouse Your guess is correct on builder ! we have decided to still go ahead with the lights so as to dave trouble of getting it done later. But the price rise was…
Yak_Chatraked ceilings and downlights (or not)
6 September 2008
Lights on a light bar, Lights hanging down - chandelier style and shinning up, Lights hanging down and shining down. Wall lights that shine up to the ceiling as reflected light.
grace_slickWhich light bulbs!?!??!!?!?!?!?!?!?
18 September 2008
The electrician is right now as I type fitting the lights. Sadly, he can't move the powerpoint or install a new one in the wall we wanted, as he can't access the roof/wall…
buildingwestHow much does your electrcian charge... extra lights etc
1 October 2008
Hi, We ended up meeting with the electrician and paying them cash. Through the builder they were charging us $83 per indoor double power point. Paying cash directly…
cycloneDownlights. Need your advice. Some pics available.
9 October 2008
Antoxa, Honestly though the hassles are not worth it at all in my opinion. I think having two dowlights in each would…
Electrical Lighting Issue
Dave is correct. It's just a handy spare terminal not connected to anything, to use instead of using a BP connector. And don't do what someone I knew did many years ago…
Changes to Downlights Rules - In OZ
Hi All, Thanks for the responses. The downlights are now installed. The electrician has assured me that they are all installed according to…
melPowerpoint on internal wall in between 2 glass doors?
19 October 2008
depends if it single brick or double. i am assuming it is brick? There may be a gap to run the cable down. Just because there is a cable there doesn't mean there is…
BuildingACTLighting plan...attempt number 2! With powerpoints!
20 October 2008
Hey cyclone....if it were up to you, do you…
to_do_listHalefe, Hafalfa, Alfafa what's the company called....?
21 October 2008
Thank you Casa...I thought I tried every combination.... Cheers, Mike Edit...what I wanted is hidden in http://www.hafelehome.com.au/shopping.aspx... …
melLights that look embedded in the ground but aren't?
21 October 2008
yeh you would. Tranny plugsin and you hook up 2 wires to the tranny. OK options i can think of are: get a sparky in to wire lights ( could be a lot of work, running…
installation inspectormaster light switch next to bed???
2 November 2008
The only problem I foresee with installing a master switch in an already-wired house is that if it is done in the way mentioned previously in this thread, then any smoke…
AnitaDoes anyone actually have cfl downlights in their home?
27 November 2008
so happy to have found this post. just what i was after. thanks all for sharing such valuable info - the downlight decision does my head in. I'm getting a new…
ECOECOChanging vertical light switches to horizontal
6 December 2008
Easy if you do it now and don't mind the switch being 50mm lower. Just unscrew and screw... When the plaster is in it is difficult. And if you do it tell the…
nhUrgent - who has installed in-cupboard downlights (overhead)
7 December 2008
thaks, Nathan, would love some pics if possible. Hey, grace16, i want them in them shiningup into the cupboards! as Nathan has said, depends on whether they could be…
StormyHELP: Lighting wired incorrectly in my Kitchen -Update fixed
10 December 2008
Great to see a positive result, Clarity! Maybe I needed EcoClassic's Granny to advise the draftsperson to draw my electricals in properly! I'm sure they would have been…
dymonite69Lighting - How many for how big?
3 January 2009
You may find this helpful: http://www.energysmart.com.au/brochures ... ghting.pdf