Most of us are on top of all electrical issues at home but tend to neglect office space electrical upgrades. Seeing as we spend more waking hours a day at the office, and in our digital age life comes to a screeching halt when the power goes out, shouldn’t we prioritize office electrical upgrades?
Good lighting and functionable outlets are shown to be instrumental in improving the office atmosphere and increasing employee productivity. Is your office electrical system outdated? Here are five areas you can assess to decide if your office space needs an electrical system update.
There are numerous signs that your office space needs an electrical upgrade, but most of these signs fall into five categories, namely:
Most people do not pay any attention to the outlet unless it’s not working, or not situated in the right place. Most outlets in an office space are used extensively, and from age or wear and tear, start giving problems. An electrician will need to be consulted if:
An outlet may spark because of:
Office lighting is very different from residential lighting. An electrician will need to be consulted to:
Your office space will need a lighting upgrade if the electricians conclude that:
Electrical wiring is not usually visible, so an electrician will need to inspect the premises to determine whether the wiring needs an upgrade.
Some signs that the wiring may need an upgrade include:
Circuit breakers that keep tripping, are a sign of a much bigger electrical problem. It could be due to:
Regardless of the reason, if the circuit breaker keeps tripping, your office electrical circuit will need inspection and possibly an upgrade.
All electrical installations need to comply with the Florida Building Code. If any electrical alterations have been performed due to office layout or workflow requirements, a licensed and qualified electrician will need to confirm that they are done according to regulation. If they do not comply, your electrical circuit will need to be upgraded.
Does your office electrical system need an upgrade? Art Plumbing, AC & Electric have been South Florida’s electricians of choice since 1983. We are qualified, experienced, licensed, and insured to attend to any electrical need. Contact us at 1-800-475-1504 Monday to Saturday between 8 am and 8 pm, and on Sundays for any emergency.
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