Posted by on August 4th, 2020 •  0 Comments  • 

Case Study: Power Factor Correction Summary Commercial Office Building: 9,243m2 Location: 187 Todd Road, Port Melbourne VIC Project Value: $30k Return on Investment: 6-7 months Project Summary: Installation of 300kVAR Power Factor Correction Unit to manage their peak kVA demand, improve electrical efficiency and drive down overall electricity costs. Opportunity The asset is a three story commercial office building with a net lettable area of 9,243m2. As with many commercial...
Case Study: C-Bus Lighting Centralisation Summary Client: Dexus Location: 360 Collins St, Melbourne VIC Project Summary: Provide a centralised C-Bus lighting system for all common areas from Level 1 to Level 35 to be controlled and programmed remotely. Opportunity­­­­ 360 Collins Street is one of Melbourne’s most prestigious buildings, offering 35 levels of prime office space. Prolux are the electrical maintenance contractors for the A-grade building and have identified th...

Posted by on April 17th, 2020 •  0 Comments  • 

When Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison addressed the Nation in a press conference on April 16th 2020 he mentioned that the first thing we need to get in place was ‘more extensive surveillance.’ He stated that ‘we need to ensure that when we move to a lesser restriction environment that we have confidence that we’ll be able to identify any outbreaks very quickly and respond to them.’ He also communicated that we need ‘an even greater tracing capability than we have now, stat...

Posted by on April 8th, 2020 •  0 Comments  • 

Coronavirus or COVID-19 has become an international health crisis with the World Health Organisation declaring it a pandemic on 11th March 2020. With over 200 countries affected, radical measures have been implemented both at Federal and State level in Australia to help slow and aid in the eradication of the virus. With the viruses’ main path of transmission through droplets generated when an infected person coughs, sneezes, or speaks to another, the social distancing rule of 1.5 metres ...

Posted by on February 28th, 2020 •  0 Comments  • 

What is the difference between an RCD and a Circuit Breaker? Sometimes there is a misconception regarding the difference between an RCD (Residual Current Device) and a Circuit Breaker. Let’s explain… An RCD is typically known as a Safety Switch, designed to protect against electrocution and will detect any disruption of electrical flow through an electrical circuit. If the flow of electricity returning through the circuit does not exactly match the amount of electrical flow entering the ...

Posted by on November 26th, 2019 •  0 Comments  • 

How does an electric shock occur? An electric shock occurs when a person comes in contact with an electrical energy source. Physical contact with energised wiring or devices is the most common cause of an electric shock. Like water and metal, the human body is a conductor of electricity and exposure to electrical energy can result in a shock or death (electrocution). What are the effects from an electric shock? The effects from an electrical shock will depend on the type of current, ...

Posted by on August 13th, 2019 •  0 Comments  • 

Eastland's Town Square has been named as the best shopping centre exterior in South East Asia and the Pacific 2019, in the prestigious Prix Versailles architecture awards for its extraordinary design. The Prix Versailles promotes design and architecture as tools for sustainable development across cultural, social and ecological spheres, with judges spanning from across sectors of architecture, art, politics, fashion, food, philosophy and beyond. Designed by London's Acme and Melbourne's B...