RightLight

RightLight is a programme championed by the NZ Energy Efficiency and Conservation Authority (EECA). The initiative is designed to help people learn about efficient lighting.

The website www.rightlight.co.nz provides lighting efficiency tips for the home and business. The site contains information on the following areas:

Home Environments: How to Save Money, Why Change, Choosing the Right Light

Choosing the right energy efficient light will become an easier task with knowledge the website provides in these areas;

    • Replacing existing bulbs; how to choose, bulbs & fittings, what watt?, which white?, where to buy, case study
    • Types of bulbs; compact fluorescent lamps, halogen spotlights, new generation halogen globe, linear fluorescent tubes, light emitting diodes, specialist halogen bulbs
    • Building or Renovating; design tips, virtual designer, room by room, lighting control systems, style gallery

Business Environments: Office, Industrial, Retail, Education

Each business environment has specific considerations in the following areas;

  • The right light level
  • Types of light
  • Lighting controls
  • Things you can do
  • Next steps

The Rightlight website has so much information so people might find it a little overwhelming. If less is more, then go straight for the quick tips page if you’re interested in business environments. If your focused on the home then head to the resources section tips page. Here are a few selected tips from the website you might find useful;

Quick Efficient Lighting Tips for Business

  • Install occupancy sensors in office and car parks
  • Use table lamps or task lighting for desks/work areas vs entire room lighting
  • Install day light sensors to dim lights when not required in full

Quick Efficient Lighting Tips for the Home

  • Turn lights off (the simplest way)
  • Use CFLs (compact fluorescent lamp)
  • Light-coloured walls
  • Task specific lights (one solution doesn’t work in all areas)
  • Low watt lamps in bedroom
  • Additional conveniently located light switches
  • Outdoor security lights on sensors

Need an Electrician for your Efficient Lighting Requirements?

Hall Electrical can assist you with your electrical repair, faults, design, installation and maintenance. Call us on 09 379 9198

Security Lighting Repairs

Electrician for Security Lighting Repairs: Fault finding, rewiring, bulb, sensor & fixture replacement

When your security lighting is not working properly it can simply be an annoyance that you want fixed or it could be a serious security issue that needs to be resolved ASAP. Either way, security lighting faults are relatively common, and are normally straightforward to resolve. When you’re dealing with electrical power, using an Electrician is a must. Common security lighting faults are;

  • Bulb failure
  • Sensor not working
  • Timer not working
  • Light fixture damage

Repairing your security lights normally starts with quickly testing and tracing the fault. Once an electrician has identified the issue, they can then resolve by cleaning contact points and replacing the necessary parts or the full fixture if required. Once compete, the light operation is tested to ensure everything is working as per normal. Once again you will have security lights that provide you with convenience and security assurance.

Need an Electrician for your Security Lighting Repair?

Hall Electrical can assist you with your electrical repair. Call us on 09 379 9198

Hot Water Cylinder Repairs

Electrician for Hot Water Cylinder Repairs: Wiring, Elements & Thermostats

Many of the issues to do with hot water cylinder faults are typically a plumbers domain of expertise. However, electrical power and (re)wiring are of course an Electricians. Common hot water faults are;

  • No hot water at all
  • Water is too hot, or too cold
  • Noisy cylinder

Repairing your hot water cylinder will always be a priority. If it’s your own home you’ll want to enjoy trouble free and predicable hot water. If it’s an investment property you’ll want to resolve the issue for your tenants asap to keep them happy, and ensure you protect your investment by getting the hot water cylinder and system checked out. Common repair services include;

  • Power supply to cylinder check
  • Cylinder wiring & connectivity check
  • Rewiring
  • Element replacement
  • Thermostat replacement

However, not all hot water cylinders can be repaired. Eventually time can take its toll and a replacement unit will be required. When a new hot water cylinder is installed a registered electrician must wire up the cylinder to the power supply

Need an Electrician for your Hot Water Cylinder Repair or Replacement?

Hall Electrical can assist you with your electrical repair call us on 09 379 9198