Anderson Electric Corp. Blog: Archive for July, 2017

4 Commercial Electrical Renovations You Should Consider

Monday, July 31st, 2017

panel-technicianCommercial buildings tend to have a huge amount of demand put on their electrical systems on a daily basis. Even if you are just running a small shop, instead of a giant office building, you probably have to deal with a lot more electrical draw than at your residence. If you want to improve the efficiency of your commercial property when it comes to electrical systems, there are a couple of things you can do. Have a look at some popular options for improving your property’s electrical systems, both in terms of aesthetic and efficiency.

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Why It’s a Good Idea to Upgrade to a 200 Amp Service Panel

Monday, July 17th, 2017

electric-panelQuick question: Have you ever taken a look at your electric meter? I mean, have you ever really looked at it, rather than just a cursory glance as you were taking the trash out or doing yard work? Do you know what your service panel is rated for? If the answer to those questions is “no,” then read on for some information that could help you out!

The kind of meter panel that your home uses can actually have a pretty big impact on the efficiency of your various systems, especially if most of them are electrical. If you’re using a 100 amp electrical panel right now, you might want to consider upgrading to a 200 amp panel. Let’s have a look at some of the advantages you can garner from upgrading your panel.

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How to Keep Your Generator in Good Shape

Monday, July 3rd, 2017

generatorProlonged power outages are among the most obnoxious issues that affect communities up and down the east coast. Unfortunately, until a massive overhaul of the power grid is conducted, those outages are only going to become more common. Many people would much rather install a generator on their property than roll the dice on having to spend a few hours a year without power. Just because you have a generator installed, though, that doesn’t mean that you’re off the hook.

Generators can develop issues just as often as any other system, and have their own unique issues to consider. If you want to keep your generator in top condition year-round, there is one major step you need to take: schedule preventive maintenance.

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