Energy Efficiency

Electrical Main Panel 100 Amp Upgrades

Electrical Main Panel 100 Amp Upgrades

When or why should you upgrade your electrical main panel to 100 Amp? Well, back in the 30’s to the mid 60’s, many builders in the Edmonton area were installng 60 or 70 amp electrical services in the majority of residential homes. Prior to this….

Reasons To Upgrade Your Circuits

Reasons To Upgrade Your Circuits

Your electrical system is often overlooking during upgrades and renovations, despite the fact that this is the heart of your home. Without a healthy electrical system, you run the risk of overloading your circuits, causing an outage, or worse, a potential fire hazard that puts your family at risk

Smart Thermostat Installation in Sherwood Park AB

Smart Thermostat Installation in Sherwood Park AB

Wireworks Electrical Services Ltd. is locally owned and operated and provides Smart Thermostat Installation in Sherwood Park AB.  Over the last few years, there have been many releases of smart thermostats that include innovative heat and AC devices that have emerged are all slight variations on the same energy-efficient, customization-focused theme. Each one does something a bit different in terms of features with apps ….

Where Should You Spend Your Renovation Budget?

Where Should You Spend Your Renovation Budget?

If you are considering a renovation taking some time ahead of the project to allocate your spend is a great idea so you do not run into any surprises along the way.  But where do you spend your renovation budget?  The kitchen, bathroom and basement will always yield the best return on your investment dollars especially if you choose energy-efficient and eco-friendly options.  Planning carefully and and smart choices will go a long way….

Benefits of Air Conditioning

Benefits of Air Conditioning

Benefits of Air Conditioning Summers in Alberta often start out great!  We are often longing, almost begging for the sun show and to feel the warmth on our skin after our long and bitter winters. Soon into this reality though, the summer months go from Yay!! ... to the blatant the realization that we may not be built for this heat.  Extreme heat is known to have adverse effects on our intellect and physical activity…..

Utility Costs Breaking The Bank?

Utility Costs Breaking The Bank?

Utility Costs Breaking the Bank? If utility costs are breaking the bank and you are looking for ways to cut back on your energy and gas consumption, you aren't the only one.  Even though the government put a cap of 6.8 per kw hour on energy rates that carry over to June 2021, the transmission costs are increasing at an alarming rate, leaving Albertans wondering where they can reduce their energy bills….

Renovating Your Home or Business

Renovating Your Home or Business

Renovating Your Home or Business: Top 10 Electrical Items When renovating your home or business it is expected that there will be things that pop us as the project progresses.  There are a few electrical items to address throughout the project that may actually save you money and time over the long haul….

Pro’s and Con’s of an Electric Vehicle

Pro’s and Con’s of an Electric Vehicle

Pro's and Con's Electric Vehicles Believe it or not, the EV or electric vehicle has been around since the 1900’s.  There are basically 3 types of electric vehicles available for consumers to buy today in Canada. BEV- Battery Electric Vehicle PHEV and HEVs– (Plug-In) Hybrid Electric Vehicle FCEV – Fuel-cell Electric Vehicle To find some examples of each here, with links to their respective OEM websites. There are some pro’s and con’s in owning an EV …

Often Overlooked Upgrades During a Remodel or Renovation

Often Overlooked Upgrades During a Remodel or Renovation

Often Overlooked Upgrades During a Remodel or Renovation That’s it!  You have decided that it’s now or never! We are going to complete a renovation project! While our intent is coming from the right place, more often or not we can get overwhelmed by the details. To prepare you for when this happens, keep in mind that there are common, and often overlooked upgrades during a remodel or renovation that one should consider to save …

Are your customers engaged when they enter your business?

Are your customers engaged when they enter your business?

Are your customers engaged when they enter your business?  There are many studies that suggest and prove the more you can keep your customers engaged when they enter your business; the more successful and profitable you will be.  Sounds easy!!! Ha! For those business owners out there who are currently trying to find ways to continuously improve their business know that this is not the easiest objective to achieve.  Regardless if you are a retail ..

Key Differences Between Fluorescent and LED Lighting

Key Differences Between Fluorescent and LED Lighting

Key Differences Between Fluorescent and LED Lighting When comparing Fluorescent and LED lighting there are a few major differences that the average home or business owner should be aware of.  The first and most obvious of these differences is the lifespan and the energy usage, however both are considerably more energy efficient than traditional incandescent bulbs. The standard LED can last 6 times longer that a fluorescent light bulb, bringing it in…