The new CEC 2021 25th edition has been published and contains over 200 changes from over 360 individuals. In this article we will search for the most important electrical changes.
Are you a homeowner here in Calgary for more than ten years? Have you been thinking about hiring a Calgary electrical contractor lately due to the flickering lights in your house? Do not worry because you are not alone. Your situation as a homeowner is common, especially among people who possess old residential properties. As the years […]
A commercial electrician is responsible for installing or repairing an establishment’s wirings and electrical systems. He installs lighting, security, HVAC, and computer systems. You can commonly see a commercial electrician on new constructions, renovation projects, or existing industrial facilities. As long as a business project uses electricity, commercial electricians will always be in demand. However, […]
Why hire a Calgary residential electrician? Wiring a home might sound easy enough for a DIY project, but there are real dangers associated with it. And if it’s a task that someone hasn’t done before many steps can be missed. Things could be forgotten after the walls have been finished, code rules code be ignored or forgotten, and hazards could form.
Let’s take a look at how to wire a basic home with some added features, such as recessed lighting, new Canadian code rules, and smarthome devices. From the beginning portion of rough-in electrical to finishing, to inspections and safety precautions. Although it may seem simple to wire your on place, overlooking even simple areas can end up in disaster.
An electrical service upgrade has many aspects and hazards involved. There are safety concerns, code compliance, permits, inspections, proper installaiton, proper calculations, and many others that can arise. Below we will discuss whats involved, what type of services there are, and why it is a good idea to hire a tradesperson.
Adding outdoor lighting to any yard is great way to add, not only value to your home, but create an ambiance that is relaxing and pleasant to ones eye. From guard lights to walkway lighting or soffit lighting to solar LEDs there are many options for practical and decorative lighting ideas.
Adding recessed lighting, also called potlights, can make a dark room become visually stunning with light overflowing everywhere. Retro fitting new lights in finished ceiling has never been easier and can be installed just about anywhere. From square or round to white or nickel to natural or yellow lighting there is so many options to choose from.
Needing more breaker space, looking to comply with updated CEC, or require relocation of current panel. These are just a few reasons to upgrade your panel. Not to mention taking the rats nest of cables and forming them in a more ascetically pleasing look. In this article we’ll take peek at the process installing and upgrading an electrical panel, including sub-panels and service upgrades.
Businesses and complexes need constant care and upkeep, and when something goes wrong it can have a domino effect on production to delays to costly repairs. In addition taking care of small issues when they can help to protect us from something larger or multiple problems pooling up. Electrical maintenance can include anything from motor and machine upkeep to exterior and interior lighting to updating emergency lighting systems. Let us take a look at the issues that can arise as well as the solutions to put forth to save you time and money.