Voltage surge and voltage spikes are commonly referred to when electricity flows back through the system. The increase in voltage can vary from few volts to thousands of volts depending on what creates the surge or the spike.
Pot lights are made of two components; the housing and the trim. While choosing the housing is mostly dependant on the location, construction style the trim is mostly based on application and personal preference.
Knob & Tube was an acceptable installation of the electrical wires in houses built between 1900’s and 1940’s. It is often called open wiring installation involving separate conductors running between joists and supported on porcelain knobs and inserted in porcelain tubes where it penetrates a stud.
Because water and electricity don’t mix together, it is crucial that a proper installation is done, beginning with the grounding to proper protection at panel and point of utilization. Safety is number one and once that is well accounted for and done, the aesthetics and functionality come into play.
Smoke and heat detectors as well as carbon monoxide alarms fall under the Building Code and Electrical Code. A hard wired 120V system is required in all jurisdictionsfor the purpose of protecting property and life.
With so many new products available, electric heating has become affordable and attractive.From infrared heating panels to in floor heating units or ceiling heating tiles to baseboard heating or forced air just to name a few.
Along with house wiring we also install all your wiring and equipment for the perfect home theater. If you already have a system that you want us to install, then we can run all the wiring in the wall. We provide home theatres and audio equipment from the following manufacturers:
At Budget Electric Ltd we work closely with BC Hydro to access all their incentives and rebates applicable to each specific installation. Did you know that solar panels are the top choice in selling electricity back to BC Hydro. The smart meters are bi-directional which means that you are one step closer to being able to sell electricity to BC Hydro. In other words you make your own electricity, create a revenue stream and increase the value of your property.