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Turn Off the Lights – How It Benefits You & the Environment

Does it save electricity to turn off the lights? Will turning off the lights help us lower our carbon footprint? Many people are now making a conscious effort to minimize waste, reduce single-use products, and reuse or recycle. In most homes you’ll even find energy-efficient appliances. In our brightly lit lives, the simple act of…

Kitchen Lighting Ideas from An Electrician

Different light fixtures can transform your kitchen from just a cooking space to the heart of your home, especially with the right kitchen lighting ideas. Are you thinking about completing some lighting upgrades for your kitchen? These kitchen lighting tips can bring a cozy ambiance to where you gather, cook, and create memories. Whether it’s…

Guide to Exterior Home Lighting

Guide to Exterior Home Lighting

Installing exterior home lighting is more than just a functional aspect of your home. Exterior lighting is something that can enhance both the appearance and safety of your residence. While most homeowners focus on interior home lighting and especially kitchen lighting, outdoor home lighting is no less important. If you seek to improve the visibility…

EV Charging Station Installation Guide

EV Charging Station Installation Guide

We hope this EV charging station installation guide will answer many of your questions you may have about installing an EV home charging station. With the rise of electric vehicles (EVs), many Canadian homeowners are considering installing one. In this EV charging station installation guide, we’ll delve into the installation requirements and process. We’ll also…

Understanding Your Circuit Breaker Distribution Panel

Since we get so many questions on this topic, we feel a blog post dedicated to your circuit breaker distribution panel might be helpful. Your home’s circuit breaker control panel is like a superhero of your electrical system, quietly keeping your home safe from electrical problems. Whether you live in a house, an apartment, condo,…

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Premium Electric Answers Your Electricity Questions

Electricity remains the silent force powering much of our activities but for the layperson, electricity questions abound. Electricity is integral to our daily routines. It starts from the moment we unplug our phones in the morning, flick on the lights, and brew our first cup of coffee. We continue to use electricity throughout the day…

Commercial Electrical Maintenance Services

Professional electrical maintenance services ensure that the electrical systems in your commercial building will always keep running smoothly. It’s part of doing business. Your commercial property will require ongoing electrical system maintenance services. Unfortunately, many commercial property owners won’t know they have a problem until there is a problem when electrical repairs can be even…

What Is the Average Electricity Use Per Month in BC?

In this article, our Premium Electric electricians answer your questions about the average electricity use per month in BC including your household, appliances, electronic devices, and more. In this beautiful province of British Columbia (BC), amidst stunning mountain and forest landscapes and a high standard of living, you may be wondering why your electric bills…

Why Is My Electric Bill So High?
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Why Is My Electric Bill So High?

Living in beautiful British Columbia, Canada, it’s not surprising why so many homeowners and businesses ask, “Why is my electric bill so high?” After all, we have so many natural resources! It seems like a valid question with everything from the diverse and breathtaking natural landscapes to our high standard of living and abundant access…

Commercial Thermal Imaging Inspections

Thermal imaging inspections are non-invasive testing techniques for detecting and visualizing variations in the surface temperature of electrical systems. They are also known as thermographic inspections or infrared inspections. Thermal imaging has become an essential tool for electricians in the commercial sector because it is non-destructive and non-invasive. Electricians can identify potential problems and improve…