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  • The Power Of Tree’s

The Power Of Tree’s

  • May 1st, 2017

An ESW Spotlight on Trees

Trees are some of the best defences against climate change and are the foundation a sustainable Read More

  • L&H Burleigh Waters Grand Opening

L&H Burleigh Waters Grand Opening

  • March 30th, 2016

L&H Burleigh Waters has opened its doors for the first time earlier this month.

The branch opening event was hosted on March the 13th and received a fantastic turnout. A mix of existing and new customers joined us in celebrating the new location with wood fired pizza, beer on tap Read More

  • It’s a bird… It’s a plane… It’s a superconductor!

It’s a bird… It’s a plane… It’s a superconductor!

  • November 5th, 2015

Superconductors that operate at room temperature have the potential to change the world. Now, we’re one step closer to this scientific breakthrough.

As any decent sparky knows, copper, with its super low resistivity, is naturally an excellent conductor. Humans around the world have used the metal for electrical purposes since Read More

  • CIAL first completely solar powered airport in the world

CIAL first completely solar powered airport in the world

  • October 12th, 2015

Massive energy costs and environmental impact drove CIAL to become the first completely solar-powered airport in the world.

We can usually beat them on the cricket pitch, but when it comes to renewable energy, India is hitting us for six!

As you might imagine, airports need a whole lot of power Read More

  • Canberra aims for 100 per cent renewable energy by 2025

Canberra aims for 100 per cent renewable energy by 2025

  • September 3rd, 2015

The ACT government has announced plans to make Canberra the first capital city in the country to be 100 per cent powered by renewable energy by 2025.

What the Raiders lack on the pitch, the Australian Capital Territory (ACT) government is more than making up for when it comes to Read More

  • Japan Turning Unused Golf Courses Into Solar Farms

Japan Turning Unused Golf Courses Into Solar Farms

  • July 20th, 2015

Smacking a few balls around is a great way to spend the day, but what happens to the golf courses when people stop playing? Turn them into solar farms!

Some time ago, back in the ’80s, Japan’s economy was booming. Demand for property was through the roof and people’s pockets were fat Read More

  • Adelaide council announces solar energy storage incentives

Adelaide council announces solar energy storage incentives

  • July 5th, 2015

The Adelaide City Council recently introduced a financial incentive for residents and organisations that install energy storage. What does this mean for you?

Every man and his dog seems to be talking about solar power these days – and for good reason. Its efficiency, increasing affordability and low environmental impact Read More

  • How ‘The Avengers’ Applies to Running a Successful Business

How ‘The Avengers’ Applies to Running a Successful Business

  • April 23rd, 2015

Marvel’s big blockbuster sequel, Avengers: Age of Ultron, hits Australian cinemas today. And while some of us might like to think we have superpowers, there’s actually a lot we can learn from this team of superheroes and apply to our daily working lives.

If you think about it, the core members of Read More

  • Using solar power and 3D printing to make stuff out of sand

Using solar power and 3D printing to make stuff out of sand

  • April 13th, 2015

Self-driving cars, fleets of drones, robotic body parts – the world is getting pretty crazy these days. The future is definitely here.

Markus Kayser, a German boffin working out in the Sahara Desert, has combined two futuristic tools – solar power and 3D printing – and created a piece of technology that’s Read More

  • 3 marketing tips for sparkies

3 marketing tips for sparkies

  • March 31st, 2015

Most electricians aren’t going to be worried about their marketing efforts – chances are they are going to be more interested in letting the quality of their work speak for itself.

Of course, expert craftsmanship alone isn’t going to grow your business – you also have to get the word out Read More

  • MCG moves into 21st century lighting

MCG moves into 21st century lighting

  • March 11th, 2015
The MCG has just announced a major LED installation - big news for sports fans and a sign of just how far LED technology has come in.
  • Rooftop solar a winner in South Australia

Rooftop solar a winner in South Australia

  • March 11th, 2015

When most people think of South Australia they probably think of the Murray River and the Adelaide Crows. But, for electricians, the state is well-known for its reliance on home solar power.

In fact, the state has some of the highest installation rates anywhere in the country, with many South Read More

  • New Resources for Australian Electricians

New Resources for Australian Electricians

  • March 5th, 2015

Electricians can now access new resources to help them make the most of online opportunities and meet new clients.

Most electricians would rather be looking at the wiring of a computer than worrying about the ins and outs of website design and social media, but this may mean they are Read More

  • 3 reasons electricians need to put safety first

3 reasons electricians need to put safety first

  • January 20th, 2015

Safety isn’t just about preventing injuries, it can also help build your reputation and help you avoid fines for having an unsafe working environment.

Aussies can be argumentative bunch and there are plenty of things they will disagree on. Ford vs Holden, Blues vs Maroons – these are great to Read More

  • 3 ways electricians can attract more work

3 ways electricians can attract more work

  • January 13th, 2015

Growing your client base is an essential activity for any electrician, whether they are a sole trader or part of a larger company.

Electricians, whether they are sole traders or running their own business, can sometimes struggle to attract more work. After all, it only takes a quiet month or Read More

  • Queensland apprentices given a boost

Queensland apprentices given a boost

  • January 11th, 2015

Companies have a new set of incentives for hiring apprentices in Queensland, giving an opportunity to hire the next generation of tradies.

Apprenticeships are the life-blood of all Australian trade industries – they give new workers the skills they need to get their foot in the door and start a Read More

  • LEDs established as the future of lighting

LEDs established as the future of lighting

  • January 8th, 2015

Every sparkie will have noticed that clients are increasingly demanding LED lighting for their properties. As costs have come down in recent years, the popularity of these products has increased.

As businesses and home owners all clamour to get the most energy efficient lighting solution, LEDs have become a mainstream Read More

  • 4 tips to help tradies improve their cash flow

4 tips to help tradies improve their cash flow

  • January 5th, 2015

Cash flow is an issue for many tradies. To help, here are four ways that owner operators can improve their company’s bank balance and grow their company.

There are plenty of reasons tradies choose to start working as an independent contractor or build their own company. One of the biggest Read More

  • Are you ready for smart light bulbs?

Are you ready for smart light bulbs?

  • December 2nd, 2014

Smart lighting is the way of the future for Australian homes, with a number of different companies developing Wi-Fi compatible bulbs.

These days, it seems that every device is ripe for becoming a smart instrument. Watches and clothing are just the latest objects to get the high-tech treatment, joining an Read More

  • Bright future for solar power in Australia

Bright future for solar power in Australia

Solar power has gone mainstream – with installations set to expand rapidly over the next coming years, creating plenty of new demand for sparkies.

These days, just about every street in Australia has a house with a solar panel on the roof – in fact, approximately 3.1 million Australians either Read More

  • Introducing the New Products Catalogue!

Introducing the New Products Catalogue!

  • December 2nd, 2013

It is with great pleasure that we launch our very first New Products Catalogue. This fantastic catalogue covers the latest and most innovative products in our ever-expanding range.

Advances in technology and materials continually change the way things are done. There are new products hitting our shelves every day, which Read More

  • New Alphalux LED Catalogue!

New Alphalux LED Catalogue!

  • November 11th, 2013

Click on the catalogue cover below to download a copy:

L&H are an exclusive distributor of Alphalux LED products, which are renowned in the LED market for high quality in manufacture, design and light output.

The new Alphalux LED Catalogue features a huge range of LED lighting solutions, including:

– Downlight Kits
Read More

  • Vallen Safety Catalogue – OUT NOW!

Vallen Safety Catalogue – OUT NOW!

  • October 27th, 2013

Vallen is one of the most trusted brands in safety and there products are of the highest quality, come in a variety of sizes and are specifically designed for Australian conditions.

In Australia, Lawrence & Hanson is an exclusive Vallen suppliers and their large range of products are available through Read More

L&H Gawler Relocation

  • September 30th, 2013

  This message came from General Manager Michael Sparrow, who wanted to update the network and thank everyone involved with the Gawler relocation: Exciting news… L&H Gawler has successfully relocated to new premises, which really lifts our profile and presence in the local area. L&H Gawler opened in Read More

L&H Welcomes Yingli Solar!

  • August 13th, 2013

  Yingli Solar is already the largest, and one of the most recognised high quality Tier 1 Solar brands in the World. They are now bringing their offer to Australia. With a major global Market Share and Read More

CEO Sleepout – Robin’s Message

  • July 17th, 2013

Hi All, As most of you know, a few weeks ago I participated in Vinnies CEO Sleepout, to help raise money and awareness of homelessness in Australia. As part of the challenge, I joined 70 other Australian CEOs to spend the night sleeping outside and experience life on the Read More

L&H Mildura Boat Giveaway

  • July 4th, 2013

Want to win a boat?!   L&H Mildura (VIC) have just launched their Boat Giveaway, giving one lucky customer the chance to win a brand new boat valued at $14,000! The boat and many other monthly prizes will be given away from our supporting suppliers, including Nexans Olex, Read More

L&H Airport West Video

  • June 27th, 2013

L&H Airport West Video Takes Flight! We have just filmed a brand new video in our store and we’d love you to check it out! Simply click the image below to watch it: Alternatively, click here to open the link: L&H AIRPORT WEST VIDEO Hot Pies, Hot Coffee Read More

Support Robin’s CEO Sleepout

  • June 19th, 2013

  Our CEO, Robin Norris, will be braving the cold Melbourne weather to take part in Vinnies CEO Sleepout on Thursday 20 June 2013! This fantastic event is designed to give Australia’s top CEOs insight into the challenges faced by people who live on the streets. As well Read More

Technical Information Seminars

  • June 13th, 2013

  L&H and Master Electricians Australia proudly present the 2013 Technical and Wiring Rules Information Seminars. These FREE information seminars will be valuable for everyone in the industry, so we encourage everyone in the area to attend. For more information contact Andrew Bailey from Master Electricians on 1300 889 198. Read More

Robin Norris Interview – Master Electricians

  • February 28th, 2013

  Our CEO, Robin Norris, features in an interview for The Master Electrician, the monthly publication produced by Master Electricians Australia. In the interview, Robin discusses how got into the industry, industry standards, the importance of leadership and what the future holds for the company. The magazine also features Read More