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There are a few things to consider when hiring an electrician.

The first thing that you need to do is find a licensed and insured electrician near you. You want to make sure that they have the qualifications and experience for the job. When considering an electrician, it is best to get at least three quotes from different companies before hiring one. This will ensure that you are getting the best price possible, as well as making sure that they are qualified for the job.

The next thing is to make sure that your electrician has all of the necessary equipment for your project. This includes tools, materials, and safety gear like gloves and masks. If you don’t provide these items yourself then it will be up to them to provide them themselves or charge you more money for them.

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Hazardous Electrical Installations

As registered master electricians in Cape Town, Electrogem are at the top of our game in being aware of the ever-increasing complexity of standards and codes pertaining to hazardous locations. The installation of electrical equipment and wiring is a hazardous process. The installation process should be carefully planned and executed to ensure that the work area is safe. Hazardous Electrical Installations are installations that require special precautions during installation to avoid injury or death. Electrical installations need to be inspected for hazards such as high voltage, wet or damp surfaces, and other potential dangers.

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Residential Electrical Installations

A residential electrical installation is the wiring of an entire home or building. The installation includes the power source, meters, panels, and distribution boards. A residential electrical installation starts with a power source. This can be a generator, solar panels, or grid-connected power supply. The power source will need to be connected to a meter that records how much electricity is consumed by the home or building. There will also need to be some way of distributing electricity throughout the building in order for it to reach every outlet. This can be done with panel boards which are responsible for sending electricity to different parts of the building and distributing it evenly throughout them through outlets and switches.

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Commercial Electrical Installations

Commercial electrical installation jobs vary depending on the type of project and the company. However, there are some common tasks that all commercial electrical installation jobs require. These include: -Installing and repairing electrical wiring, fixtures, and equipment in commercial buildings - Inspecting existing installations to determine compliance with safety standards - Troubleshooting problems with existing installations - Planning new installations for commercial buildings

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Solar Equipment & Installations

A solar installation is a complete system that includes solar panels, inverter, and the electrical equipment. The installation must be designed and configured to match the needs of the customer. The solar panels convert sunlight into electricity and feed it into an inverter. The inverter changes this direct current (DC) electricity to alternating current (AC) electricity which can be used by any household appliance or power grid.

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Designing A Safe & Sound Electrical Installation For Your Business or Home

Electrogem Electrical Services is all about how to design a safe and sound electrical installation for your business or home. Our master electricians knows all the requirements and will ensure a safe and cost effective installation..

Designing an electrical installation is not something that should be taken lightly. There are many factors that have to be considered before the installation can be finalized, especially when it comes to safety. If you are not sure where to start, this article will provide you with some information on the different types of electrician design requirements.

Main Electrical Services

✔ Electrical installations and fault finding
✔ Electrical maintenance and servicing
Certificate of compliance (COC) test & inspections
✔ Hazardous location installations, inspections and services
✔ Fire pump system installations
✔ Busbar installations for power reticulation
✔ Lightning protection and earthing systems
✔ Electric fences and security systems
✔ Photovoltaic (PV)/Solar systems
✔ Load management and surveying
✔ Electrical systems design supervision

What are Hazardous Electrical Installations?

The installation of electrical equipment and wiring is a hazardous process. The installation process should be carefully planned and executed to ensure that the work area is safe.

Hazardous Electrical Installations are installations that require special precautions during installation to avoid injury or death, it also indicates an installation in high risk areas like chemical plants and oil refineries.

Electrical installations need to be inspected for hazards such as high voltage, wet or damp surfaces, and other potential dangers.

Other Electrical Services

✔ Main distribution board problems
✔ Earth leakage systems
✔ Stove and hot water cylinder points
✔ Fault finding on all installations
✔ Borehole pump connections and controls
✔ Low voltage lighting installations (downlighters, etc.)
✔ Security lighting and alarms
✔ Transformer installation and maintenance
✔ Intercom & CCTV Installation
✔ Fabrication and engineering

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A solar installation is a complete system that includes solar panels, inverter, and the electrical equipment. The installation must be designed and configured to match the needs of the customer.

The solar panels convert sunlight into electricity and feed it into an inverter. The inverter changes this direct current (DC) electricity to alternating current (AC) electricity which can be used by any household appliance or power grid.

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Below are a selection of our recent electrical installations...

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PV Installation

14kW residential PV installations Lions Head, Cape Town

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Grid Tied PV Installation

10kW grid tied PV installation at the French School

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Harbour Pump Room

Bidvest harbour pump room electrical installation

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Fire Pump Room

Klawer wind farm fire pump room control panels installation

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Electrical Consolidation

Beaconvale electrical consolidation installation

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PV Installation

African Eagle 20kW grid tied PV installation

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Vanessa Johnson
Vanessa Johnson
2021-05-27
Great guys, always helpful and friendly. Have used their services for many years, always been satisfied with their service and pricing. Highly recommended!
Melany Jane
Melany Jane
2021-04-28
I'm really glad to have found Electrogem. Garth and Devin were professional, good-humoured, and worked neatly and hard - not even breaking for lunch. I really appreciated the jargon-free explanations of what was needed, and the great suggestions that I wouldn't have thought of (like replacing the old fluorescents in our stair lights with LEDs). They covered a large amount of work in a few hours and I found their pricing reasonable for the value.
Reggie Pfeiffer
Reggie Pfeiffer
2020-07-20
Great friendly professional service. Layne and Garth didn't think twice about going the extra mile and making sure my problems were attended to.
JOHN GAWLER
JOHN GAWLER
2020-03-18
I recently needed an Electrical Compliance Certificate for my property. A "highly recommended" company did an inspection and politely presented me with a "highly inflated" quote for remediation work. I was then referred to Electrogem. Layne Manly from Electrogem responded to my plea for help. Within a few days; Layne and his crew undertook a new inspection, completed the necessary remediation work and issued the necessary compliance certificate. The bill (including the new inspection fee) from Electrogem was substantially lower than the original quote. They are extremely professional, highly responsive and incredibly reliable. You will never go wrong by calling on Electrogem.
Peter Holmes
Peter Holmes
2019-05-23
Electrogem have just installed a full solar PV system (panels, inverter, batteries) at my home. I found them to be very professional and the workmanship to be of the highest standard. Layne Manley is knowledgeable and approachable, and his staff (Garth and Michael) were meticulous in performing the installation. I can unreservedly recommend Electrogem .
Sue Barnes
Sue Barnes
2019-03-06
When you have an electrical emergency it is great to know an electrician like Layne, as an estate agent it's important that we have a reliable support team, tx guys
Pieter Kotze
Pieter Kotze
2019-03-05
Thank you Layne and team, great job, fast, clean and efficient. Highly recommended

FAQ's

Most frequent questions and answers about electrical and solar installations

Faulty wiring can also cause your electricity bill to increase. … Damaged wiring can also cause connected appliances to heat up and consume extra electricity. Check for frayed and damaged wiring in your home, particularly if you live in an old house. A wild animal chewing on your wires is a common cause of faulty wiring.

Modern comfort comes at a price, and keeping all those air conditioners, refrigerators, chargers, and water heaters going makes household energy the third-largest use of energy in the United States. Here’s what uses the most energy in your home: Cooling and heating: 47% of energy use. … Electric oven: 3-4% of energy use.

If your electricity bill becomes unusually high, the meter may be faulty and you should ask your utility to check it. If the meter is accurate, an appliance or other load may be using more power than usual.

The general range for a solar battery’s useful lifespan is between 5 and 15 years. If you install a solar battery today, you will likely need to replace it at least once to match the 25 to 30 year lifespan of your PV system.

An electrician is an essential household service provider. They can be found in many cities and towns alike.

An electrician is a skilled technician who specializes in electricity and uses tools to repair or maintain electrical equipment or installations. Electricians are also responsible for installing new wiring, including generators, transformers, substations, and switching stations.

Electricians work mainly on the electrical system in buildings, which includes the electrical wiring of buildings and systems used to distribute power to buildings from the utility company

Electricians are also responsible for installing new wiring, including generators, transformers, substations, and switching stations.

Electrical contractors can be of different types depending on the services and skillsets they provide. These types are:

– Electrical Contractor – This type of contractor specializes in electrical wiring, equipment installation, and maintenance.

– HVAC Contractor – This type of contractor specializes in heating, ventilation, and air conditioning installation and maintenance.

– Licensed Electrician – This type of contractor is a licensed electrician that performs work on residential and commercial properties.

The answer to this question is a bit complicated. However, the difference between certified and licensed electricians can be explained as the difference between a technician and an engineer.

Licensed electrician:

– Has been given an electrician license by a state or local government.

– Can work in public areas such as buildings, hospitals, power plants, etc.

– Must adhere to tough licensing rules that require certain levels of training and education.

– Must pass written tests on electrical theory and standards before they can work on the job site or with live circuits.

Certified electrician:

– Has passed all state written tests required for electricians but has not been licensed by a state or local government.

– May do any job they wish with no restrictions

This is a question that many people might ask themselves due to the fact that electricians and electrical contractors have different roles.

Electrician: A person who installs, repairs, maintains or inspects electrical wiring, circuits, or equipment for buildings or industrial plants.

Electrical contractor: A person who designs, builds and installs electrical systems for buildings or industrial plants.

The answer is no, you cannot be both an electrician and an electrical contractor. You are either one of them or the other but not both at the same time.

Electrical distribution boards are used to connect electrical circuits safely and reliably.

Introduction: Electrical distribution boards can be classified into two types – regular and service. Regular distribution boards are used in a variety of applications, such as factories, office buildings, homes and apartments, while service distribution boards are designed for use in industrial settings such as power plants. Service distribution board is also known as installation type switchboards or feeder type switchboards.

The electrical distribution board is the device which distributes power from the main power source to the different load points in a building or a factory. This type of failure could be due to overload, under-current, overloaded transformer, insulation breakdown and ground faults.

There are different types of electrical distribution board failures. Some are more common than others. The most common type is an overload fault where too much current flow throughout the distribution board for it to be able to handle it safely.

Distribution boards should be inspected regularly and tested as well so that these issues can be resolved before they lead to bigger problems which may result in electricity being shut down or a fire outbreak happening.

Electrical distribution boards are one of the most important parts of a machine. They are used in every machine to send electricity to all parts of the machine. If they stop working, machines can stop working. This is why you have to know how to address and fix any electrical distribution board failure.

Electrical distribution board needs a voltage it needs and it works best at a certain temperature range. Failure might happen when voltage is too low or too high or when there’s no power coming through at all due to a broken wire or loose connection on the electrical distribution board.

There are various ways that you can address an electrical distribution board failure – rotating an electrical plug, replacing the electrical cord, tightening screws, replacing an electrical cord connector, disconnecting and reconnecting an electronic device on an electric outlet with no additional cost

Electricity distribution boards are the critical component of a power source. They connect the electrical system to our homes, offices, and other buildings. Electrical distribution boards are designed with safety in mind.

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