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Difference Between Commercial and Residential Electrical Services Explained

Electricity is an important part of our daily life. To transfer electricity from where it is generated to where it is consumed requires different materials such as conductors, transformers and other equipment. Depending on the type of end consumer (Residential vs Commercial), different level of skills and expertise is required to install and maintain these electrical materials and equipment. As such, the service performed and the skills required to install and maintain these electrical systems could vary based on the...

Why Circuit Breakers Trip and What To Do About It

A circuit breaker is an automated electrical safety device that protects electrical appliances and circuits from damage caused by excessive current when a fault occurs in a circuit. The main purpose of circuit breakers is to prevent devices from electric shock hazards such as fire or equipment damage. Circuit breakers are of different types and sizes such as Molded Case Circuit Breakers, Miniature Circuit Breakers, Air Circuit Breakers, Low Voltage Circuit Breakers and HVDC Circuit Breakers etc. Despite their huge advantage...

What is aluminum wiring, how to identify, why is it risky and how to remediate

Aluminum wiring is one of the types of electrical wiring which is done using conductors made up of Aluminum. Aluminum wiring was extensively used in the residential areas in the late 20th century, mostly from 1960s to 1970s. The use of Aluminum conductor was considered as an alternative to copper wires due to the increased prices of copper wires in late 20th century. Engineers and Electricians found the use of Aluminum conductors, instead of copper conductors, more reliable and more...

What is a surge protector and why should home install them

Surges, in reference to electricity, are sudden spikes or temporary disturbances in voltage or current in an electrical system, usually for a very short period of time, that can destroy any electrical equipment in commercial buildings and homes. Surges can be caused by various factors such as lightning strikes, fluctuations in power grid, poorly designed electrical systems, interference of electromagnetic devices, power restoration after outages and many more. Some devices which are motor driven such as air conditioners and heavy machinery...

Knob and Tube Wiring

What is Knob and Tube Wiring, What it Looks Like and How to Remediate

Knob and Tube wiring, also known as K & T wiring, is one of the types of wiring that was used for electrical installations at older homes. Before the implementation of this method another method called open wiring was used for electrical installations.


6 Things to Consider While Choosing a Home Electric Vehicle (EV) Charger

Do you need a Level 1 or 2 charging station? What about charging speed, safety measures, smart features, cost, ... and installation ..?