Comfortable and Efficient Electricity Installation Tips

Lighting InstallationIn the construction process, the electrical installation is often done at the time of finishing. In fact, the electricity installation should be done before the ceiling and walls are plastered so that all installation are neat.

Light and outlet points
Basically the electrical installation can be divided into 2, namely:

  1. Light points installation. This installation is the installation to provide the lighting points both inside and outside the home.
  2. Power installation. This installation is used to supply power to the outlet points that would be where all the electronic equipment inside and outside the house to get power.

The number and the position of lights and outlets which are needed would be different, based on the function of the room. Plan them carefully with your architect.

Fuse panels
As a safety measure in electrical installations it is also installed an electrical breaker (commonly called a fuse) which will automatically cut off power in the case of a short circuit (shorting) or increase in temperature up to a certain limit. The fuse installation is usually grouped per floor, or in accordance to the functions and items of electronic equipment such as groups of lights, air conditioning and water pump group . This grouping is done to facilitate the search for faulty installation group, and to make the condition of the house not completely down when there are some faulty installation. To facilitate checking and repairing process all fuse panels are usually mounted on a plastic or metal plate which is often called the panel fuse.

Wire protector
To protect the wire from water and moisture which can cause a short circuit in the electrical wiring, the wires should be covered with PVC pipe (size 0.5 inches) and planted neatly on the wall or ceiling.

Connecting power to state power company
To get the power to be used in your home, it is necessary to do the power connection to the power company. From the company you will get the power lines in your neighborhood and also the electricity meter which will record electricity usage. Electrical connections to homes are usually supplied by the voltage of 220 with a choice of 400 watts, 900 watts, 1300 watts, or 2500 watts. Pick of the power that suits your needs.

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