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Discussion in 'Living Room' started by EN710, 15th Jan, 2016.

  1. EN710

    EN710 Well-Known Member

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    Maybe more suitable for Development/ Reno category?

    Doing PPOR electrical planning soon and I'm looking at the pricing for each light battens ($55 for battens + chanaman + bulb), double that for one with noggin, and LED downlights ($140-150 each :eek:). Hasn't include alarm systems and CCTV camera.

    Just wondering - what do I need to prep in terms of cabling, Quickconnect plugs, etc if I want to source my own bulbs/ LED? For internal and external lights.

    We can source most Phillips lights with about 50-70% discount due to access from work. I'm hoping just making cable allowances plus light plugs minus the lights will save quite a bit of moollah, plus and we will get the specific lights we want.
     
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    Probably have to ask an electrician. Are you building this or is it a project home?
     
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    Project home :confused:
     
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    ok, unlikely you can change cabling etc, they'll give you options to put bayonet points or downlights. Just throw a bayonet point every single place you want a light whether downlight or not. Which builder?
     
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    Building in Vic, Boutique homes. Can I use bayonet points to later put my own led?
     
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    Yep. Your electrician after the build will just swap them out.
     
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