Recent Posts by David Carraher

Fixing solar panels broken by builder.

Dean does all our roof work and was called into this job that the builder was having problems on. Dean replaced broken tiles and refitted roof hooks and rails. Dave tested the electrics and got the Inverter up and running.
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Dangerous break down of cable insulation

The PVC in the cable reacts with the copper and this causes a green gunge to form. This breaks down the insulation of the cable and creates a hazard. The installation should be rewired as soon as possible to ensure the safety of the premises and its inhabitants. We came across this recently in a…
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Congratulations to Jamie

Congratulations to Jamie from Carraher Electrical on receiving his QQI Award for Emergency Lighting Systems Commissioning. Great Achievement
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Insulation breakdown on Cables

Chemical reaction between Insulation and copper conductor Some cables installed in Ireland during the 70's and early 80's had a problem with their insulation. A chemical reaction developed between the copper and the insulation. A green gunge is produced by this reaction and the insulation of the cable breaks down. If this occurs a rewire…
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Free Electricity From Solar PV

Solar PV Panels on roof of house There are grants of up to €3000 for the installation of Solar PV. Solar pv improves the BR rating of your home and also adds value. We instal an iboost with all our systems which ensure that the elecricity generated by the solar panels will heat your water.…
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