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The Importance of Electrical Maintenance in Your Commercial Space

Keeping your business free of safety hazards is crucial for anyone who owns or manages a commercial space. One of the most important safety precautions in a commercial space is maintaining an electrical design that is safe and efficient. Ill-maintained electrical setups can be dangerous for employees, customers and anyone else who uses your commercial [...]

Commercial Space Lighting: What You Need To Know

Designing a lighting plan for a commercial space can be a difficult undertaking. There are certain aesthetic and practical elements that should be considered before deciding on an electrical plan. Whether you’re constructing a new space or renovating an old one, here are a few things to consider before designing the electric layout of your [...]

How to Save Electricity as a Family

Raising a family presents its own challenges it terms of energy conservation. Your children may not know the financial and environmental importance of saving electricity, and it can hard to track energy usage if you live in a home with many people. If your family is looking to moderate your electricity use, here are some [...]

The Solar Revolution is Coming to Canada

It's 2016, and the evidence is clear: homeowners have bought into the benefits of investing in solar power. With so many incentives available to homeowners at every income level many have spent up to a third of their home’s value on solar panel additions. For many homeowners, the incentives available through municipalities and other initiatives [...]

Battery-powered Homes: Could This Be the Way of the Future?

  In recent years, the concept of residential home battery packs has flourished into a small market with the increased growth of solar installations. The idea is to help homeowners cut down on their energy costs. In the United States where many areas are inundated with renewable energy during the off-peak time of use (like [...]

Should You Get a Backup Generator?

As the summer comes rolling in, being without electricity during a heat wave can be more than a little uncomfortable.  In addition to being convenient for standard, low-risk power outages, having a backup generator can be a lifesaver in more serious emergencies as well.  If a storm knocks out your power for the whole neighbourhood, [...]

Communicating Your Electrical Needs when Wiring or Re-Wiring a Home

When wiring (or re-wiring) their homes for the first time, most people are first concerned with the look and style of the fixtures, placement of the fans, and maybe about where they want their outlets placed. This is all important, but a good electrician can make sure that your interactions with your light fixtures via [...]

Professional Electrical Setups for Your Bathroom

Your bathroom is an integral part of your life – it is where you start and end your day, where you get ready to go out, and where you get ready for other countless events in your life.  It stands to reason that your bathroom would get some of the best treatment than any other [...]

Modernize Your Lighting and Save!

If you are thinking about home renovations, lighting may not be the first thing on your mind. However, it should be! In Montreal, many older houses have retained their old lighting fixtures. We love the classic quality of the heritage homes in Montreal, but the truth is some things should be changed. You can keep [...]

Electricity Use in the Summer

As we enter March, the snow is still here, and air conditioning seems very far away. Despite appearances, winter really is coming soon. Soon sweaters will give way to shorts, and we will all be searching for new ways to use ice. You may not think that you should be watching your hydro bill in [...]