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Jun

Posted by on June 3rd, 2015 •  0 Comments  • 

Energy Management Solutions Melbourne Prolux Electrical Contractors are committed to bringing innovation to energy management and delivering positive environmental outcomes for tenants, business owners and Property Managers. We are proud of our energy efficient initiative, ProGreen, which promotes and implements sustainable energy solutions for Australian businesses. In office tenancies, good energy management means using energy efficiently and avoiding energy waste. The skill is in min...
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May

Posted by on May 28th, 2015 •  0 Comments  • 

Need more Power? Need to upgrade your power supply to 3 Phase Power? Need to run industrial machinery, power large motors or heavy loads? Is your current air conditioning system costing you a fortune to run on single phase? Does your 3 phase factory require an upgrade, due to an insufficient power supply? How does 3 Phase Power work? Electricity is either connected at 230 or 240 volts (single-phase, which accounts for the majority of domestic situations), or 400 and 415 volts (three...
Large electrical users face peak demand charges from power companies, effective July 2016. Facility and Property Managers need to be aware of the new changes associated with electricity and how it will impact electricity costs. Implementing correct Power Factor within a building will be the most effective and economical way of saving costs. Large electrical users will be affected by the new billing structure from power companies, effective July 2016. From this date, power companies will be ...
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May

Posted by on May 13th, 2015 •  0 Comments  • 

Save energy and reduce your lighting costs... Case Study Car park lighting – installation of Chameleon LED lights Problem To improve lighting in underground car park. Lighting currently used is halogen globes and the company is requesting to save costs, reduce energy consumption and the frequency of service and maintenance required for these lights also. Scope of Works To install LED tubes as a direct replacement to the fluorescent tubes currently in place. To remove 232 x 36w tu...
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May

Posted by on May 11th, 2015 •  0 Comments  • 

What are the requirements for testing exit and emergency lighting? Faulty tube or globe: Check that the light globe isn't damaged in anyway. Replace if necessary. Faulty switching: Disconnect the existing battery and connect a 'fully charged' battery (of the same type or voltage). Test the switch/circuit breaker, if the light fails to illuminate then the switch is faulty and will need to be repaired or replaced. Faulty charging circuit: Disconnect the battery and check its voltage by ...
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Apr

Posted by on April 22nd, 2015 •  0 Comments  • 

Prolux Electrical Contractors carried out the annual Power-Down and Power-Up Maintenance on all electrical systems at Golden Sachs, 101 Collins St, Melbourne: Saturday 18th & Sunday 19th April 2015. Works comprised of full electrical maintenance on 37 Main Switchboards / Distribution Switchboards, including: 287 (Residual Current Device) RCD’s tested and replaced / repaired where required Air Circuit Breaker (ACB) testing Circuit schedules verified and updated UPS input an...
Case Study: Interval Metering Summary Client: Goodman Property Services Location: 50 Park West Drive, Laverton VIC Project Value: $26,000 Project Summary: Installation of Interval Metering System to divide a 16,200sqm Warehouse/Office, into four separately metered leasable areas. Opportunity Goodman Property Services owns a 16,200sqm warehouse that was partially leased and due to market demand for smaller warehouse configurations, Goodman wanted to divide the remaining space into fo...