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EV CHARGING WHILE PROTECTING YOUR HOME AND VEHICLE

You have bought yourself an EV fully electric car. Congratulations, and welcome to the future! One of the first questions people ask themselves is “how do I charge it”? The car yard you bought the car off probably sold you an 8A or granny charger. The problem with this type of charger is they are really…

Summer Events in Auckland

With summer almost coming to an end, there are a number of summer events taking place in Auckland – so you can enjoy those last few weeks of amazing sunshine and warmth with family and whānau.   Chinese New Year Market Auckland Night Markets has teamed up with Skycity to bring you the much anticipated…

How to reduce electricity costs in Auckland

If you live in Auckland, Wellington or any of the other big cities in NZ, you are likely to be paying a considerable amount of money on your electricity bills. Wonder which appliances are costing you the majority of electricity and how you can reduce electrical costs? You’d be surprised.   Electricity costs for household…

NZ Government Announces GTS Fund For Electrical Training

The New Zealand government recently introduced the Group Training Schema or GTS for electrical apprenticeships and training to help overcome the shortage of electricians in the country. This fund is part of the government’s wider apprenticeship support programme which helps employers retain and bring on new people in training and apprentices as a response to…

The Safety of Fluorescent and High-Intensity Light Fittings

Electrical Workers Registration Board and Energy Safety (a division of Work Safe) in their latest newsletter highlighted the importance of maintaining the safety of fluorescent and high intensity discharge light fittings, due to a number of fire-related incidents involving these fittings in commercial and industrial buildings in New Zealand. They highlighted the importance of regular…