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installation inspector
installation inspector
15 October 2008

underbench/cabinet lighting

underbench/cabinet lighting

Exactly the topic I was chasing - post handover our sparkie installed 3 x under cabinet lights - I now need to install some type of cover/false…

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installation inspector
Oct 15, 2008 7:44 pm
installation inspector
installation inspector
installation inspector
15 October 2008

Electrical Lighting Issue

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…

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installation inspector
Oct 15, 2008 7:57 pm
installation inspector
installation inspector
installation inspector
15 October 2008

Changes to Downlights Rules - In OZ

Changes to Downlights Rules - In OZ
1, 2, 3

Hi All, Thanks for the responses. The downlights are now installed. The electrician has assured me that they are all installed according to…

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installation inspector
Oct 15, 2008 9:19 pm
installation inspector
I_BUILD
I_BUILD
15 October 2008

Clap Activated Light Switches

Clap Activated Light Switches

Im not sure about these but try Clipsal as they have many lighting options. Im not sure it would be just as easy as changing the switch but then again im not a sparky…

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I_BUILD
Oct 15, 2008 10:08 pm
I_BUILD
I_BUILD
I_BUILD
19 October 2008

can I change battern light fittings

can I change battern light fittings

I wouldnt advise doing it yourself and by law you do need a qualified sparky. Talk to the sparky and he will tell you all about it.

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I_BUILD
Oct 19, 2008 12:16 am
I_BUILD
mel
mel
19 October 2008

Powerpoint on internal wall in between 2 glass doors?

Powerpoint on internal wall in between 2 glass doors?

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…

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mel
Oct 19, 2008 11:32 am
mel
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BuildingACT
Oct 20, 2008 6:50 pm

Thank you Casa...I thought I tried every combination.... :oops: Cheers, Mike :D Edit...what I wanted is hidden in http://www.hafelehome.com.au/shopping.aspx... :?

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to_do_list
Oct 21, 2008 4:32 pm
to_do_list
mel
mel
21 October 2008

Lights that look embedded in the ground but aren't?

Lights that look embedded in the ground but aren't?

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…

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mel
Oct 21, 2008 6:46 pm
mel
installation inspector
installation inspector
2 November 2008

master light switch next to bed???

master light switch next to bed???

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…

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installation inspector
Nov 02, 2008 7:41 pm
installation inspector

I think the guy said the price would come down by about 1/3 (I honestly wasn't paying much attention after he said $1800) In comparison - if we didn't get the drum…

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stonecutter1309
Nov 14, 2008 8:20 am
stonecutter1309
acm2269
acm2269
16 November 2008

New Exterior Light Range

New Exterior Light Range

Hi Hannah, hmmm well all i can say is they looked good but didnt perform as well as i thought they would. The lights didnt give enough throw…

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acm2269
Nov 16, 2008 12:16 pm
acm2269
MICA
MICA
26 November 2008

Our lighting and fan choices...

Our lighting and fan choices...

Hi there Sha, I checked out your blog, and i think you have chosen some really nice fittings. You should be able to achieve some good minor effects using these…

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MICA
Nov 26, 2008 8:11 pm
MICA
MICA
MICA
26 November 2008

Adjustable wall lights.

Adjustable wall lights.

Hi there Joles, I think i know what you mean, but it depends on whether you prefer round or square fittings. For the sake of the exercise, lets try 1 of each - -…

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MICA
Nov 26, 2008 8:23 pm
MICA
MICA
MICA
26 November 2008

Spacing for Halogen Lights

Spacing for Halogen Lights

Hi there Madcow, I'm more inclined to agree with Casa. I.e. - 4x4m room you will need 4 downlights, etc. This is a simple rule of thumb, but there are some…

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MICA
Nov 26, 2008 8:29 pm
MICA
Anita
Anita
27 November 2008

Does anyone actually have cfl downlights in their home?

Does anyone actually have cfl downlights in their home?

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…

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Anita
Nov 27, 2008 9:09 pm
Judie
Judie
28 November 2008

Garden/Outdoor Lights

Garden/Outdoor Lights

Thanks BL Steve. I may just get my DH to pick out the outdoor lights now because of the discount (our site has just been excavated, so it's early). Judie

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Judie
Nov 28, 2008 10:00 pm
Judie
ed.
ed.
1 December 2008

Lighting for drop ceilings.... ideas?

Lighting for drop ceilings.... ideas?

:wink: Or maybe something with optical fibre instead of fluro, like the side illumination ones…

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ed.
Dec 01, 2008 4:52 pm
ECOECO
ECOECO
6 December 2008

Changing vertical light switches to horizontal

Changing vertical light switches to horizontal

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…

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ECOECO
Dec 06, 2008 7:35 am
ECOECO
nh
nh
7 December 2008

Urgent - who has installed in-cupboard downlights (overhead)

Urgent - who has installed in-cupboard downlights (overhead)

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…

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nh
Dec 07, 2008 6:47 pm
Stormy
Stormy
10 December 2008

HELP: Lighting wired incorrectly in my Kitchen -Update fixed

HELP: Lighting wired incorrectly in my Kitchen -Update fixed

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…

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Stormy
Dec 10, 2008 10:53 am
Stormy
dymonite69
dymonite69
13 December 2008

Lighting design guide

Lighting design guide

A useful guide on lighting design around the house: http://www.elflist.com/articles.html

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dymonite69
Dec 13, 2008 12:53 pm
dymonite69
Southies
Southies
31 December 2008

Fan Blade Sleeves

Fan Blade Sleeves

For those of you who will be installing fans & loathe the cleaning that's required to remove dust & grime, take a look at this product…

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Southies
Dec 31, 2008 8:33 pm
Southies
Nott
Nott
4 January 2009

light pendant

light pendant

Hi Kikin, maybe u can ask the builder to provide a junction box at the ceiling above the bench, then later u could ask the electrician to install the light fitting.…

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Nott
Jan 04, 2009 8:03 pm
Nott
Southies
Southies
10 January 2009

Batten Lights

Batten Lights

Hey guys you need to read this thread re new rules for downlight installation :…

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Southies
Jan 10, 2009 10:38 am
Southies
Casa2
Casa2
10 January 2009

Downlight options - going as eco as possible

Downlight options - going as eco as possible

A 15W CFL should give about the same light output as a 50W halogen (or 35W IRC halogen. By CFL I mean one of those lights that is roughly the size of a normal…

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Casa2
Jan 10, 2009 11:23 am
seakyl
seakyl
12 January 2009

HPM Como range of switches

HPM Como range of switches

We had hpm como range througout our living areas in the house we built 4yrs ago. Very nice!, no problems. I especially like the sindle large one for in our W.I.R. much…

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seakyl
Jan 12, 2009 1:20 am
MICA
MICA
12 January 2009

Pendants or not?

Pendants or not?

Hi there MKR, Thanks for looking at our products. If there is anything at all we can help you with, please contact us again.

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MICA
Jan 12, 2009 10:15 am
MICA
buildingadreamhome
buildingadreamhome
17 January 2009

Battens & Pendants

Battens & Pendants

Thanks everyone. I guess we'll have to check each pendant we like as to how they need to be installed.

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buildingadreamhome
Jan 17, 2009 7:18 pm
buildingadreamhome
amk
amk
21 January 2009

Lighting for reccessed display shelves

Lighting for reccessed display shelves

It does look good. The house we are looking at building has these recesses throughout. I have never thought about lighting. possibly a good idea. :)

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amk
Jan 21, 2009 10:26 pm
amk
amk
amk
22 January 2009

Lighting plan

Lighting plan

go for a exhaust fan for the bathrooms. Vent window is not going to work as well as the exhaust fan.

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amk
Jan 22, 2009 12:08 am
amk
Kenshi123
Kenshi123
24 January 2009

Outdoor Fan/Light

Outdoor Fan/Light

I am sure you can get one. My friend put one in a few months ago. If your builder doesnt supply them, get them to get the wiring ready for you and…

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Kenshi123
Jan 24, 2009 12:32 pm
Casa2
Casa2
26 January 2009

downlights predicament

downlights predicament

Sorry, Kek. Another question - for you, or anyone else who can provide the answer. In NSW, does that mean the sparky, in signing 'off' on…

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Casa2
Jan 26, 2009 7:13 pm
thorney
thorney
30 January 2009

How Many Pendants For My Island Bench?

How Many Pendants For My Island Bench?

I've decided on these (the middle one l think, lol) for my island bench. My BIL (sparky) recommended getting four of them. http://www.lightingaffairs.com.au/i/Fro ... tem/doc338

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thorney
Jan 30, 2009 10:17 pm
thorney
claego
claego
8 February 2009

Fluoro or Halogen? Help please!

Fluoro or Halogen? Help please!

Oh great, thanks a lot for your help I am so worried that they give me the wrong one, thanks

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claego
Feb 08, 2009 5:53 pm

Here's some more shots of lights. this is the main entrance. These light come on automatically when its dark enough to need…

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The Data Guys
Feb 15, 2009 10:39 am
The Data Guys
Michelle
Michelle
16 February 2009

Wall Panel Lights

Wall Panel Lights

Photos please…. mudtrilogy :D :D

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Michelle
Feb 16, 2009 9:07 pm
Michelle
thorney
thorney
19 February 2009

Zenon Crystal & Chrome Pendant Light

Zenon Crystal & Chrome Pendant Light

Sorry couldnt post the pics yet as my expertise with the digital camera is limited. Shall try posting them on the weekend. The one we got is…

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thorney
Feb 19, 2009 8:47 pm
thorney
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MICA
Feb 24, 2009 8:37 am
MICA
fitnhealthy
fitnhealthy
25 February 2009

Ceiling light shade? Batten fix?

Ceiling light shade? Batten fix?

Thanks guys, I have just been into a couple of lighting shops during lunch and one of the shops had a fantastic range including a couple of pendant DIY's. Wow Beacon's…

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fitnhealthy
Feb 25, 2009 1:34 pm
fitnhealthy
fitnhealthy
25 February 2009

DIY feature lighting

DIY feature lighting

This is a fantastic idea and I think I will consider pendants for my kitchen. Do you think it would look funny having pendant lights (2) that were just kinda in the…

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fitnhealthy
Feb 25, 2009 1:42 pm
McKinnon
McKinnon
2 March 2009

Pendant floating lights in chrome

Pendant floating lights in chrome

I can't find any of these on the web. I like the R.L. style and they use them in their clothing shops. Anyone help me out?

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McKinnon
Mar 02, 2009 12:39 pm
MICA
MICA
3 March 2009

Under cupboard down light

Under cupboard down light

Hi there Dee, Thanks for mentioning us!! :D

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MICA
Mar 03, 2009 12:12 am
MICA
MICA
MICA
3 March 2009

Bench light alternatives.

Bench light alternatives.

Hey there Guys, I must admit, the linkable slimline t5's are great. Especially that they come in many sizes. we have just released the 35w fitting. Take a look -…

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MICA
Mar 03, 2009 12:17 am
MICA
MICA
MICA
3 March 2009

Recessed deck lighting

Recessed deck lighting

Hi there Sheree, Where did you find this fibber?? These days, there are so many lighting options, that i haven't come across this situation. Have a look at this -…

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MICA
Mar 03, 2009 12:36 am
MICA
MICA
MICA
3 March 2009

Online lighting quotes - recommendations??

Online lighting quotes - recommendations??

Hi there Adam, Once you have decided on your lighting requirements, or have had them specified by an architect, we would be more than happy to assist. Hope this helps.

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MICA
Mar 03, 2009 12:42 am
MICA
MICA
MICA
3 March 2009

Garden Light Gurus

Garden Light Gurus

Hi there Maisie, you may be looking for something like this - http://shop.micaunited.com.au/details/2204457.html Hope this…

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MICA
Mar 03, 2009 12:45 am
MICA
MICA
MICA
3 March 2009

What to do?

What to do?

Hi there Mez, If you are building a single storey, then it won't be a problem, alternatively, if you are building a double storey, then the ground level may give you…

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MICA
Mar 03, 2009 12:50 am
MICA

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