Common electricity loads in commercial buildings — a new report from the San Luis Obispo electrical contractors

Common electricity loads in commercial buildings — a new report from the San Luis Obispo electrical contractors

-Business runs on electricity. It’s needed to keep the doors open, produce merchandise, deliver goods and services, and keep customers supplied and content. Energy industry experts claim that California businesses pay some of the highest electricity rates in the nation, making energy use a bottom-line cost savings

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Embracing the future with a home EV charging station

Embracing the future with a home EV charging station

As the world shifts towards a greener and more sustainable future, electric vehicles (EVs) are becoming game-changers in reducing carbon emissions and combating climate change. As more people transition to electric mobility, installing an EV charging station at home becomes a necessary convenience. The electrician team from

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Electrical safety practices for solar installations

Electrical safety practices for solar installations

-Solar energy continues to gain ground every year as the energy source of choice for economically powering homes and businesses. While we are all getting more interested in solar energy, we must not lose sight of the fact that solar energy still generates electricity. It may be

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San Luis Obispo electrical wiring experts answer the question, “How do I determine the best lighting for my business?”

San Luis Obispo electrical wiring experts answer the question, “How do I determine the best lighting for my business?”

Good lighting is a top requirement for any business, although some types of lighting serve certain businesses better than others. The electrical wiring experts from San Luis Obispo’s Electricraft, Inc. say two considerations top the list regardless of the kind of business: Safety for employees, customers and

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San Luis Obispo electrical contractor announces preventative maintenance for commercial panels and switchgear

San Luis Obispo electrical contractor announces preventative maintenance for commercial panels and switchgear

-Because of their technical reliability, switchgear systems are often an overlooked component of power control systems; failure in the panels and switchgear can bring down an entire operation resulting in costly troubleshooting, repairs and loss of productivity. San Luis Obispo’s Electricraft, Inc., recently announced inspection and preventative

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San Luis Obispo electricians demystify automatic timers

San Luis Obispo electricians demystify automatic timers

Automatic timers are a modern day convenience that can make our lives much easier. The electricians at San Luis Obispo’s Electricraft, Inc. have some advice to help you get the most benefit from automatic timers. Automatic timers fall into a couple of groups: Separate devices that connect

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Kids and electrical safety

Kids and electrical safety

Curious young minds are full of questions and sometimes, that curiosity leads to trouble, especially when young people start experimenting with electricity. “Home is the place to start teaching children about electricity safety,” said Jacob Treder, Vice President of Electricraft, Inc., the well-known San Luis Obispo electrical

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The care and training of extension cords

The care and training of extension cords

Along with email, smartphones and duct tape, extension cords are probably one of the most used inventions. We can thank the inventor and electrical engineer S.W. Atherton for coming up with the extension cord in 1904. Even though electricity wasn’t widely installed in the United States until

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California leads the nation in solar power

California leads the nation in solar power

San Luis Obispo County’s solar power installation company, Electricraft, Inc., stays up to date on the latest advances in solar power and recent news about the state of the industry. “Staying on top of the latest developments is part of our commitment to quality service,” said the

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How to tell when it’s time for an electrical inspection

How to tell when it’s time for an electrical inspection

There are a number of situations that are appropriate for an electrical inspection, the most critical being at the first sign of a potential problem. Electricraft, Inc., the electricians in San Luis Obispo, always stress “safety first.” Anytime you notice any of the following, it is time

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Reducing farming costs with solar powered irrigation

Reducing farming costs with solar powered irrigation

Preserving California’s water supply and cutting energy costs are critical components of agricultural profits. Installing solar for San Luis Obispo County and statewide agricultural operations is a growing strategy for efficient agricultural operations, including irrigation. California produces over a third of the vegetables and two-thirds of the

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Things your San Luis Obispo electrician wants you to know

Things your San Luis Obispo electrician wants you to know

When an electrician discourages you from doing your own electrical work, it’s with your safety in mind. There is much more to repairing electrical problems that simply shutting off the power and turning it back on when the project is finished. Repairs must be done correctly Installing

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Smart homes still need electrical wiring

Smart homes still need electrical wiring

Just exactly what is a “smart home?” Most likely not exactly what some might imagine. “Smart home” is a term used to describe a home (or any building) with appliances that can be monitored or managed remotely by a cell phone or some other device. In this

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Electrical system maintenance tips for facilities managers

Electrical system maintenance tips for facilities managers

Electricity keeps a business running and every business, from small to multiple campus corporations needs to keep electricity flowing. Electricraft, Inc., providing San Luis Obispo’s best electrician services, has some tips to help business and facilities managers have procedures in place for those times the electricity grid

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How much solar power do you need?

How much solar power do you need?

One of the leading questions when making the decision to switch to solar is “How do I know how much power I need?” Fortunately, Electricraft, Inc., the San Luis Obispo solar installation company can answer that question, plus all the other questions you have. The answer to

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Infrared electrical inspections are easy on the budget

Infrared electrical inspections are easy on the budget

If it’s true that a picture is worth a thousand words then it’s a high probability that a picture can be worth a comparative amount of dollars. While not exactly a “picture” like a photograph or a painting, infrared (IR) electrical inspections do produce thermographic images that

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Brighten up your backyard with solar lighting

Brighten up your backyard with solar lighting

Lights in the garden after dark, along walkways, and brightening up an entryway certainly add a level of beauty to a landscape, but lighting up the landscape at night is also an important safety feature. Electricraft, Inc., the San Luis Obispo solar installation company, knows that lighting

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Tips for preventing electrical problems

Tips for preventing electrical problems

It’s comforting to know that an electrician in San Luis Obispo is only a phone call away. The local company, Electricraft, Inc. is available for any kind of electrical work, including new wiring and troubleshooting problems. The company’s service goes beyond fixing problems at your home or

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Why hire a licensed electrician?

Why hire a licensed electrician?

The temptation to save some money and fix an electrical problem yourself is pretty strong. After all, all one needs do is turn off the power, fix the problem then turn the power back on, right? Flipping the main breaker off then back on isn’t a difficult

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Solar inventions that are changing the world

When people think of solar energy, the most common thoughts are the benefits of switching from traditional power company energy sources to solar energy or the charm of solar lights in gardens and along pathways. At Electricraft, our thoughts about solar energy are for the big picture

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Best uses for LED lighting

The cost saving on the power bill, the long life of light emitting diode (LED) lighting and the versatility of LED is creating a growing demand for LED lighting. The electricians from San Luis Obispo’s Electricraft, Inc. is the local source for advice about the best uses

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The future of solar power in San Luis Obispo County

The Solar Energy Industries Association reports that in 2016, solar energy companies “installed 39-percent of all new electric generating capacity, topping all other technologies for the first time.” The growth of solar power in San Luis Obispo County is just as significant. In June of 2016, the

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Three reasons to hire Electricraft for solar installation in San Luis Obispo County and the Central Coast

Solar energy is becoming a leading technology for supplying electricity for residential, commercial and public works electricity needs. Electricraft specializes in solar installation for San Luis Obispo and the entire Central Coast. There are some good reasons to choose Electricraft for solar installation. San Luis Obispo’s energy

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How to become a certified electrician

Everyone needs electrical work done from time to time, for curious young people the urge to help by experimenting can be pretty strong. After all, you have studied electricity in school science classes and done a lot of reading and studying on your own. Electricity really interests

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Four common electrical dangers

Our ability to harness electricity has led the way for incredible advancements from light bulbs to smart phones to space travel. Electricity also brings incredible dangers. Over more than 20 years of providing electrical services the San Luis Obispo electricians from Electricraft have found and corrected thousands

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Questions to ask your San Luis Obispo electrician

The best electricians in San Luis Obispo work for Electricraft and believe in the company mission to provide superior quality service. That service includes answering questions. In fact, Electricraft wants clients to be informed and interested about their electrical projects. Asking questions does not annoy electricians from

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Electrical Wiring San Luis Obispo Company Electricraft Connecting New Ultraviolet Disinfection System For The Paso Robles Wastewater Treatment Plant

Electrical Wiring San Luis Obispo Company Electricraft Connecting New Ultraviolet Disinfection System For The Paso Robles Wastewater Treatment Plant

Electricraft, which offers electrical wiring San Luis Obispo jobs, has recently begun a project for the Paso Robles Wastewater treatment plant. This project consists of connecting a new UV disinfection system in the facility. Using UV lamps to disinfect and purify wastewater is the final step in

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How to find the best electrician in San Luis Obispo

Your home’s electrical systems are a really big deal, and when something isn’t exactly as it should be the matter can become an even bigger deal. It’s stressful, annoying, and sometimes it’s just frightening to try and deal with on your own. Frustration in finding the right

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