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4 Things to Consider When Rewiring Commercial Buildings

4 Things to Consider When Rewiring Commercial Buildings

Regardless of how well a commercial building’s electrical system is designed, it will eventually need upgrades. Improving electrical systems improves building utility and occupant safety, but it should be done carefully. If a customer finds that a building’s electrical system does not meet their needs, there are four main areas to consider before Wiring Commercial Buildings. Lighting Besides its effects on occupants’ emotional and physical well-being, a commercial building’s lighting is a major energy consumer and heat source. In the U.S., roughly 25% of power budgets are spent on lighting, but the number is higher for commercial customers. However, much …
Be Prepared, Use Back-Up Generators to Keep the Lights On

Be Prepared, Use Back-Up Generators to Keep the Lights On

There are a lot of times when everything runs smoothly and the whole day goes exactly as planned. Sometimes, though, unpredictable occurrences can lead to some pretty sticky situations. When disaster strikes it’s important to be prepared for anything. Keeping vital utilities such as water and power around during emergencies can make all the difference in some situations. For those who live in areas with inclement weather, it can be hard to predict when a storm might hit, so stocking up on supplies is a must. Food and water for the whole family should be stockpiled. Having supplies for a …
How to Get Started Switching to LED

How to Get Started Switching to LED

Many manufacturers are phasing out older types of light bulbs, making this a great time to get started switching to LED. Light emitting diodes (LEDs) are the most efficient kinds of bulbs on the market. They also offer amazing savings on energy costs and even offer more options for lighting. Some of the more advanced bulbs even connect to WiFi connections in a home, allowing the user to change the hue and brightness. Many homeowners are a little leery of these new bulbs, but there is nothing to worry about. There’s a good reason manufacturers are going to stop making …