Electric Inc.

Why are the outside lights on during the middle of the day?
The lights are probably on a photo cell or a timeclock. The photo cell may need to be replaced, if they are on a time clock, the time needs to be adjusted due to power outage or the time change.
If I am leasing or renting space in a building, who do I call if I have electrical problems?
Check you lease or rental agreement first because many times the landlords manage their own properties.
How can we lower our electric bill in an industrial building?
  • Replace the existing lighting with LED lamps or LED fixtures. Most utility companies will provide LED lamps or rebates for using LED lamps.
  • Do periodic inspections of panels, transformers and motors.
  • Infrared scan of panels to look for hot spots or potential problems.
Are space heaters safe to use in your home?
Yes, they cannot be plugged into an extension cord and they require monthly cleaning to remove dust, dirt and hair. This can be done by using canned air, an air compressor, or disassembled and cleaned with a brush. Keep away from flammable items.
Why do my lights flicker when it’s windy out?
The connections may be loose or frayed at the weather head on your house. The solution is to contact your electric company and have them come out and check it.
Is aluminum wire safe in your houses wiring?
Yes, it is still considered safe. To insure good connections, you can purchase aluminum rated wire nuts which allows you to connect aluminum with copper without corrosion.