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Happy holidays from the team at Raffin Electrical!

Our present for you this year is the gift of electrical safety. Even though work is winding up for the year, we always need to be alert when it comes to safety. Check out our guide to Christmas electrical safety and stay safe over this festive season. December is a time for Christmas cheer with […]
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What is a Ducted Air Conditioner?

When your house feels like an oven in summer and a freezer in winter, it makes it difficult to go from room to room without needing to turn heaters and air conditioners on and off. If you’re looking for a whole house cooling/heating solution, ducted air conditioning might be the way to go. For many […]
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Security Cameras

Keeping your family safe and secure is one of the most important things we can do at Raffin Electrical. If you’re considering home security cameras, you’ll need to decide between the two main types: wired and wireless. The term “wireless” refers to how a camera communicates, not how a camera is powered. Wireless cameras communicate […]
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SMOKE ALARMS – Upgrade your smoke alarms today!

Old ionisation smoke alarms can be slow to react, and may not give you or your loved ones enough time to escape. That’s why there’s new legislation to install photoelectric smoke alarms, which have been proven to be more effective in the domestic home. Upgrading your smoke alarms today could save a life. Other Smoke […]
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Off-Grid Solar

If you don’t have access to the national electricity grid, our range of high quality off-grid solar systems is the perfect option for stand-alone power. Our quotes are developed by experts in off-grid solar systems and remote power packages and are tailored to your individual situation. The key to a successful off-grid system is installing […]
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We Have a Team of Accredited Solar Designers and Installers

There are many advantages to becoming an accredited solar designer and installer. For starters, the Clean Energy Council (CEC) provides incentives, training, and ongoing support to electricians and solar designers who have completed accredited training. What is an accredited installer? Clean Energy Council accreditation is a must-have qualification for anyone in the business of installing […]
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What Rebates are Available for Me if I Install a Solar System?

Countries all over the world are recognizing the value of investing in solar energy. Therefore, the Australian government is offering citizens solar panel rebates to help conserve energy, while also helping to protect the environment. Small-Scale Technology Certificates The Australian government makes the distinction that Small Scale Technology Certificates are not a “solar rebate,” however, […]
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5 Tips to Lower Your Monthly Energy Bill

Who doesn’t love saving money? Use the tips below to lower your monthly energy bill and enjoy a healthy reduction in your annual household expenses. 1 – Install an Energy Efficient Air Conditioner When it comes to choosing an inverter air conditioner vs conventional, the main difference is that inverter air conditioners allow continuous regulation […]
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Are Solar Systems with Battery Storage Really Expensive? How Can I See a Return on the Investment?

Like many other critical systems that make up your home, a solar system may mean making a relatively substantial investment. However, that investment pays for itself in a short amount of time, and then for the remaining life of the system, you reap the enormous benefits. What is the Initial Cost of a Solar System […]
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What to Look for When Choosing Your Electrician

It can be challenging to know who to trust when having work done around your home or business. If you need electrical work performed, it is even more important to know what to look for when choosing your electrician. Licensed & Insured The first thing to look for is making sure your electrician is licensed […]
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