Commercial properties have higher electrical requirements compared to residential properties because of their larger structures, higher power demands, and greater expectations. They need advanced equipment to work well and continuous monitoring for quick corrective actions. A qualified electrician can help in ensuring smooth operations, optimal comfort, efficient resource allocation, and fast project completions. There are lots to do in a commercial property including the following:
General Light and Power Repairs
Some electricians specialise in the installation of electrical systems based on the direction of the project engineer. Their involvement is usually limited to the initial construction after which they move on to other projects. Property owners will need to find commercial electricians who can then maintain and repair the system for them. These professionals are on call for general light and power repairs whether these are emergency situations or not.
Inspections and Fault-finding
A team of electricians may also conduct periodic inspections as a precaution against safety hazards and other problems. They can go around the commercial property to check all of the boards and switches. They do an excellent job of fault-finding in which they spot potential issues at their earliest stages. These are much easier, cheaper, and faster to fix compared to issues that have been neglected for a long time.
LED Lighting Upgrades
Many property owners are becoming aware of the benefits of LED lighting. They may initiate upgrades in order to reduce power consumption and decrease their operational expenses while also helping the environment. LED technology also produces less heat which eases the burden on the air conditioning system. The lights tend to last longer as well so replacements won’t have to be as frequent. The upgrades are fairly straightforward since LED bulbs can fit older receptacles, although they can also go for a total lighting redesign.
Air Conditioning Installation
Air conditioners can last for well over a decade with proper care. After this, it would be prudent to replace the unit to avoid increasing repairs costs, inefficient power consumption, and glaring performance issues. Commercial electricians can assist in the selection of HVAC equipment. They will make load calculations for the property. They will check the latest available models on the market for power efficiency, price to performance ratio, and included features.
Electricians are also trained in the installation and repair of communications systems. They can deal with any services required for data, telephone, and aerial wiring. They can look into problems and fix them. They can install new systems and integrate them into the current setup. Existing conduits may be used whenever feasible.
Programmed Electrical Services
Some commercial buildings may want to use programmed electrical systems to reduce wasted energy, improve security, and enhance emergency measures. For example, they might install emergency lights that can automatically turn on after a power failure. There is also equipment that can conduct programmed checks and repairs at defined intervals. Electricians may perform thermal imaging testing and RCD testing as well.
For more information, talk to Matt from Shuttle Electrics. He will provide you with a complete list of their offerings and their rates for each type of service.