Load Calculations
EV Car Chargers: The Effects on Your Home Service Featured Image
Electric cars are becoming a popular choice for new vehicle purchasers today. With the purchase of an electric car, the next consideration is what size charger to get. Chargers for residential installations range from 110 volt house power, up to 90 amp 240 volt. The more power they require, the faster they will charge your...
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Why did the air conditioner permit fail featured image
The City of Edmonton holds the responsibility of issuing permits for all electrical work conducted within its jurisdiction. The inspection and approval of such work are carried out by city inspectors or a private company known as ‘The Inspection Group.’ Last fall, I found myself involved in a situation where an air conditioning company had...
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Car Chargers and Hot Tubs Featured Image
Car chargers and hot tubs today are a wonderful addition to anyone’s home. The only problem is, they add a considerable amount of demand on a residential electrical service. With more homes choosing to add these types of new devices, it is putting an increased load and strain on the existing established utility wiring and...
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