Electrician in the Coral Gables & S. Miami area

Discussion in 'Florida Lawn Care Forum' started by Tomwilllight, Dec 7, 2011.

  1. Tomwilllight

    Tomwilllight LawnSite Senior Member
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    I'm a Landscape Lighting Designer who works occasionally with a horticulture management firm based in Miami. The electrician we were working with has left the area. Can anyone recommend a licensed local electrician who understands and respects low-voltage lighting installation?

    Thanks for your help,
    Tom Williams
    www.WLLD.us
     
  2. Ric

    Ric LawnSite Fanatic
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    Tom

    In Florida low voltage installs DO NOT require a Licensed Electrician. The 110 outlet for the transformer must be installed by a Licensed Electrician. Same rule applies for Low voltage Irrigation solenoids etc.

    I am not sure if you are advertising for a Licensed Electrician or just an experienced electrician?? My experience is 99% of the time there are several 110 outlet available for the Lighting Timer/Transformer. To me the hardest part of installing Out Door lighting is taking the time to water proof all connection. I normally just wrap them with Electrical tape and paint them heavy with PVC glue. That has worked for me for many years of Irrigation Installs. Yes I have done Lighting also but I am not in the Greater Miami area.

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  3. unkownfl

    unkownfl LawnSite Gold Member
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    RIC, so you're guilty of working without a license...
    You can get away with a Certified Limited Energy System
    Specialty
    http://www.myfloridalicense.com/dbpr/pro/division/Servicesthatrequirealicense_Electrical.html
     
  4. Ric

    Ric LawnSite Fanatic
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