December 2017

5 Tips to Prevent Electrical Fire Hazards on the Job Site

Job and industry sites are usually prime locations for potential electrical fire hazards. Fires are quite common on construction sites and are extremely risky as they cause serious injuries and can be life threatening as well. Fires on the construction site also pose a serious risk to the general public as well as the […]

Is Your Business Prepared for a Power Outage?

Spring has arrived and with it, the unpredictable weather and power outages that accompany it. But it’s not just the natural disasters that cause power outages for you as cases of equipment failure, planned maintenance can all threaten your company’s productivity and profits as well.  Did you know that the Canadian economy suffers $167 […]

November 2017

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    How to Design Electric Circuits and Wiring Plans for Your Kitchen

How to Design Electric Circuits and Wiring Plans for Your Kitchen

In a typical home, the kitchen has the heaviest electricity consumption. Since you need to plug in multiple appliances that have different electrical power requirements, create a wiring plan before buying construction electrical material and equipment, or building electric circuits for space.

Unlike other rooms in your home, you cannot use a single circuit to […]

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    Why is Earthing Important in Electrical Construction Projects?

Why is Earthing Important in Electrical Construction Projects?

Earthing or grounding is the process of transferring the immediate discharge of electricity directly to the earth plate, by means of low resistance electrical cables or wires. Earthing really is one of the most important aspects of electric networks, since it makes the most readily available and dangerous source of power much safer to […]

Essential Tips for Enhancing Electrical Safety in Mines

Any electrical construction project or job site using electrical equipment faces a risk of damage, injury and even fatalities. Dangerous situations can escalate if they aren’t curbed in time, particularly in high-risk applications such as mining, which is considered the most risky setting for using electrical power. Here’s why:

The electrical fatality rate in […]

October 2017

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    Top 6 Tips for Saving Money and Energy with Your Electric Motor

Top 6 Tips for Saving Money and Energy with Your Electric Motor

Electric motors are the most common examples of construction, electrical material used in residential, commercial and industrial applications alike. However, they can also be a huge drain on your pocket if they’re inefficient or poorly maintained.

Here are 6 ways to save money and energy by improving motor performance:

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4 common electrical problems that all business owners face

Your business’s electrical box is an essential part of your business’s electrical system and it is sometimes necessary to open it up to reset or repair the controls on your power supply. If you are having problems that are related to the power service within your building then it may be a good idea […]

September 2017

Home Electrical Panel Problems and Solutions

At first glance, a connector might seem like a relatively unknown and insignificant component but design engineers understand the importance of choosing the right connector for their design.

The connector binds an entire electrical system together and is the base of any electrical product. Understanding and realizing the value of connectors allows you to choose […]

Electrical Safety: Important Criteria for Safer Workplaces

Consider a workplace environment of any kind. You will notice that almost everything functions with electricity. It’s difficult to imagine our lives without the convenience that comes with electrically-powered instruments.

However, it should always be kept in mind that every type of electrical appliance should be handled with great care. Numerous accidents and injuries are […]

August 2017

5 Tips for Troubleshooting Your Tripped Breaker

Chances are that you must be one of those home owners who only looks at your circuit breakers when you happen to trip the circuit in your house and have to reset the switch to restore your power right? The truth is that a circuit breaker is actually a safety device rather than a […]