All posts by: Phil

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May 21, 2019

5G Mobile is coming. Time to rip out the cabling?

5G – Fifth generation mobile data – is the buzz! And why not, when it will be around a hundred times faster than the current 4G delivery system, without any appreciable rise in cost. So instead of waiting an interminable 8 minutes or so to download a full length movie, you can press play in […]

Electrical Advice, PRF News
April 21, 2019

New technology = new dangers.

Most people have heard of the Internet of Things (IoT), which is a fancy way of describing the fact that our phones, cars, televisions, fridges, light switches and more are – or soon will be – connected to each other and the internet, and sending data back and forth at a furious rate. It’s all […]

PRF News, Residential Electrical Advice
January 14, 2018

So, you want an Electrical Safety Certificate for a rental property…

As one of Perth’s most experienced electrical services providers to the real estate industry, we at PRF deal with a lot of property managers. And one thing that continues to surprise us is the confusion around Electrical Safety Certificates. Property managers are forever ringing up and asking us if we can inspect rental properties and […]

Residential Electrical Advice
January 7, 2018

Electric cars: will shopping centres lead the charge?

Electric vehicles (EV) have been around for a long time. But now at last they are starting to become a serious contender for choice as the family car. It’s projected that within the next 20 years or so, EV will make up some 27% of car sales, or about 270,000 vehicles per year. That’s 2.8 […]

Commercial Electrical Advice
December 31, 2017

Let’s talk about solar systems and batteries

We get a lot of enquiries about solar power and batteries, especially since Elon Musk started talking up the Tesla Powerwall, a 7kWh lithium ion battery. But what is the reality behind solar batteries and savings? The Tesla Powerwall and Payback Choice have examined the Powerwall story in detail, looking at the costs involved and […]

Solar Installation Advice
December 24, 2017

Why we’re better at wifi

As a shopping centre owner or manager, hotel or hospitality business, or a business with a large workforce, connectivity is one of your key issues. Your staff and your customers demand access to wifi at all times, and that can be a headache. But the team at PRF Electrical can provide a fast, affordable solution. […]

Commercial Electrical Advice
December 10, 2017

Connect with your solar

Faults happen. We’ve got you covered There are many reasons why a solar system could experience problems. In the event of a problem, you can rely on Solar Analytics Monitoring to quickly and accurately detect developing faults, failures or under-performance. Keeping your solar system performing at its best will give you the most value. Produce […]

Residential Electrical Advice, Solar Installation Advice
December 3, 2017

Wanted: Shopping Centre Manager for long term relationship

Sometimes, being a Shopping Centre Manager must feel like life is one continuous speed dating event. People come and go so quickly – shoppers, tenants, delivery people, centre staff, and of course tradies. That’s why when you find a professional trade provider who exceeds all your expectations by delivering safe, reliable and affordable services, you […]

Commercial Electrical Advice
November 26, 2017

Business owners: If you can afford to pay your power bill, you can afford solar

Here at PRF, we’ve been actively promoting solar energy for a long time, and we’ve been watching as it becomes increasingly efficient and cost-effective. And now, we’re excited to say, solar energy has reached the point where almost any business can benefit from installing solar. Is your business suitable? Here’s a quick way to work […]

Solar Installation Advice