All posts by: Phil

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November 4, 2016

Mature Age Apprentice is Made of the Right Stuff

Local firm PRF Electrical has a long history of helping young electricians to learn the trade through apprenticeships, and helping them develop into skilled, professional tradesmen. In 2014 PRF took on a mature age apprentice Patrik Iwanowski, and just two years into his apprenticeship this young man has been named the winner of the prestigious […]

PRF News
August 18, 2016

Infrared Electrical Inspection – So hot right now!

There’s a lot of buzz around infrared, or thermographic, inspection right now, and for once the hype is justified. If you run a factory, shopping centre, commercial building or even a large office, an annual infrared electrical inspection can potentially save you a packet. As one of Western Australia’s leading exponents of infrared electrical inspections, […]

Commercial Electrical Advice, Electrical Advice, Industrial Electrical Advice
July 11, 2016

Going solar? More power to you!

If you’re thinking of going solar for domestic or commercial power generation, it pays to know as much as you can before you commit. The good news is, it’s a terrific time to go solar, and as long as you get the right system it should serve you well for years to come. So why […]

Solar Installation Advice
June 29, 2016

Switching to LED: shedding a little light on the truth.

There are plenty of compelling reasons to change to LED lighting, particularly for domestic use. But for business and commercial users considering whether to change over to LED lighting, it’s important that you do your homework first, and ensure that LED is right for your usage, your operating environment and your maintenance approach. The smartest [...]
Commercial Electrical Advice, Industrial Electrical Advice, Residential Electrical Advice
April 26, 2016

Electrical equipment and tools – testing and tagging

In Western Australia, our workplaces are protected by The Occupational Safety and Health Act 1984 (OSH Act) which requires electrical equipment to be safe and not expose workers to electrical hazards. Occupational Safety and Health Regulations 1996 (the OSH regulations) stipulates the manager or person who has control of your workplace must make certain that […]

Commercial Electrical Advice, Industrial Electrical Advice
March 12, 2016

Updating or refurbishing your home or rental?

PRF Electrical’s professional services for your home or rental ……. Selling or renting your home? • We install RCD safety switches and mains powered smoke detectors Updating or refurbishing your home? • Pendant lights fitted at your bedside • LED lights to replace your old Halogens to brighten your home • New Clipsal switches and power […]

Residential Electrical Advice
February 16, 2016

Selling or renting a property? RCD’s, Smoke alarms

When selling or renting a home in Western Australia you are required to have fitted a minimum of two working RCD’s (Residual Current Devices) also known as Safety Switches, these should be connected in series with all lighting and power circuits in your home. Devices with fixed wiring like air conditioners and cooking equipment are […]

Industrial Electrical Advice