As a seasoned Master electrician based in Edmonton, I’ve had the opportunity to observe first-hand how exorbitant electricity costs have adversely affected both commercial and residential customers in Alberta. It’s no secret that customers are peeved with their sky-high monthly bills and are often left wondering why they’re paying so much in the first place. In this...
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Black FPE Stab-Lok® Breakers Cause Fire Featured Image
For many decades, it has been widely acknowledged that FPE Stab-Lok® breakers are problematic, despite being CSA (Canadian Safety Standards) approved. These breakers have a tendency to fail to trip when overloaded, presenting a significant safety hazard. On May 9th, 2018, The Washington Post wrote a column about this topic. Federal Pioneer Breakers are Unsafe When...
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60-Amp Service Upgrades With Ungrounded Outlets Featured Image
On May 15th, 2018, Robart Electrical Services Ltd. conducted a 60 to 100 amp service upgrade, and subsequently, the property owners decided to sell the property. This project was executed with an Edmonton electrical permit and underwent inspection, receiving approval from a certified inspector from The Inspection Group on May 15th. Epcor handled the disconnection...
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