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Edmonton Residential Electrical Wiring and Installation Code Requirements Alberta

November 1st, 2019|Educational, News, Repair and Solutions|

Edmonton Electrical Wiring And Installation Code Requirements Residential Electrical power systems: It's crucial to know about code requirements for the buildings as much as possible, which will help you to live and work safer, that is why Can Electric Ltd/ electrical service department is committed to improving our clients and public awareness through our monthly blog publication. The CEC-2018 requirements for general living areas in residential buildings, no point in the living area, should be more than 6 feet (1.8 m) away from an electrical outlet. Based on CEC-26-724 Receptacles for dwelling units: Except as otherwise provided, in dwelling units, electrical plugs must be wired and installed, in the finished walls of every room or area, other than bathrooms, hallways, laundry rooms, water closet rooms, utility rooms, or closets, so that no point along the floor line of any usable wall space is more than 1.8 m horizontally from a receptacle in that or an adjoining space, such distance being measured along the floor line of the wall spaces. Then to achieve this reequipment distance between two receptacles in the Rooms, Hallways and Entries [...]

4 Electrical Technologies That Will Define the Future

February 26th, 2019|News|

The World population has crossed 7 billion and it is expected to rise by 11 billion by the time 2100’s arrive. If we want to survive on this planet, we have to introduce some technological reforms. Following, we are going to discuss 4 technologies that will define the future of electrical tech.   Radio Waves Recycling Recently, there was an electromagnetic energy harvester developed which will collect ambient energy from radio frequency spectrum to operate deices for including of things including smart skin and city sensors with wearable tech. This not a brand-new concept. It was tested before, but only to a short range. Recently a company developed a long-range energy harvester which can cover as long as seven miles from the respective source. It harvests tens of microwatts from single UHF television channel. They have made some dramatic advantage to collect the energy from different TV channels, Wi-Fi stations and handheld devices. It allows the system to harvest power in milliwatts. Following are the biggest feats of this technology: Ultra-Wideband antennas to receive a variety of signals in different frequency range Distinctive charge [...]

What Do Electrical Contractors Do?

February 18th, 2019|Educational|

The installation and maintenance of electrical systems and components is an essential area in the construction industry. These jobs need a certified electrical contractor. Electrical contractors are categorized based on their jobs. For instance, line contractors work mainly outdoors for high voltage projects. The contractors can work with power stations for secure connections between businesses, homes and energy sources. Moreover, inside electricians can work in the house, commercial building or office block. They are responsible for helping with the installation of an electric system, ongoing maintenance, and cable design. Contractors can work in different areas as per their expertise, such as backup power opportunities, electrical installation (energy efficient), wireless networks and more. Every construction project requires different electricians. Experienced electricians may work as a supervisor or project manager for large-scale projects. They are responsible for completing every job smoothly. With the right staff members, you can complete every job within budget and at the right time. Electrical contractors are liable to put reports together and submit or obtain the necessary paperwork. Estimator for Electrical Jobs An estimator is necessary to monitor a job and [...]

Electrical Remodeling: Tricks to Keep Everything Safe

February 11th, 2019|Educational|

When you consider minor electrical remodeling projects and upgrades, less can be more. Don’t mess with current wiring and fixtures without professionals like Edmonton electrical. If you notice improper or unsafe wire, hire professionals to replace it. If your existing outlet is in excellent condition, try to work with it to save money. Here are some tricks to consider before an electrical remodeling to keep everything safe.   Check the Need of Replacements Check each room and interior wall because electrical wiring runs in different walls. Make sure to access either side of wall. If you want to add a receptacle (outlet) to one room that doesn’t have any nearby outlets, check the walls of opposite sides. If you find an adjacent light switch or outlet, feel free to cut a hole in this wall behind an outlet box to tap in the circuit. Carefully check the circuit where you want to tap a new outlet. It can be dangerous to exceed from the safe loading limit by adding new outlets.   Move Ceiling Light without Extra Wire Sometimes, you can’t fit the ceiling [...]

Safety Precautions When Working With Electricity

February 4th, 2019|Educational|

Electrical Safety Research shows that around 100 people die every year due to electrocution in their workplaces and around 60 die every year after getting electrocuted from different power tools and cables etc. The point to bring this up to you is that our need is for people to realize that they need to educate one another about the safety precautions and ground rules that are supposed to be taken when working with electricity. Electricity can be very dangerous to deal with and honestly, a minor mistake or irresponsibility can cost you your life. For example, it’s pretty common among today’s young generation to sleep with their phones on a charge, plugged in with the power sockets. Some even put their phones on charge and then sleep with earphones in their ears. Now, to a lot of people this won’t be a big deal, but honestly, over the past few years, we have seen and heard of so many young teenagers die just because of their negligence. People need to realize that safety must not be compromised in any case and especially it would [...]

A Look At House Electrical System

January 29th, 2019|Educational|

The main question when looking at your house panel or electrical service panel and breakers is to ask how safe is it? and how well functioning every breaker is? Why is the panel well-functioning so important to overall electrical safety? Read more about electrical panel here: Understanding Electric Panels & Overview of Residential Electrical Panels Because safety and security of your electrical wiring system is mostly determined by your electrical panel, and your electrical breakers, which act like your house defence system in case of any electrical fault or short circuit. How this process work? Your breakers amperage and voltage size for each branch circuits are identified based on your wires size (AWG) for that branch circuit. And if any current higher than what breaker and wire is rated for, flow on that circuit will activate overcurrent mechanism inside the breaker and this mechanism is responsible to disconnect the circuit to protect wiring and electrical devices and equipment on that branch circuit and in case of higher amperage short circuit which cause over current or higher voltage short circuit the main system breaker which is [...]

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