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The Benefits of Microgrids

Microgrids are an innovative system of energy generation and storage that is growing in popularity around the world, and particularly throughout the state of California. They are an increasingly favorable alternative to the traditional local energy grid, offering advantages like more reliability, drastically reduced electricity bills, and increased independence to businesses, property owners, and even …

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Retrofitting Your Business’ Lighting

A lighting retrofit upgrades your lamps and light fixtures to increase your energy efficiency, usually by installing LED lighting. By retrofitting your lighting, you can see better efficiency and productivity, while your energy bill and carbon footprint can decrease. These are some of the benefits of retrofitting your lighting. Benefits of LED Light Bulbs In …

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Arc-Flash: Worth a Hazard Assessment

Arc-Flash: Worth a Hazard Assessment Arc-Flash: Worth a Hazard Assessment The dictionary describes an electric arc as “a luminous bridge formed in a gap between two electrodes”.  It sounds a little like the meeting of Harry Potter and He-Who-Must-Not-Be-Named’s wands, and doesn’t look entirely different, really. Powerful as those wizards may be, an electrical arc …

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NEC 2020 changes will require Type 1 or Type 2 Surge Protection Device (SPD) on dwelling unit electrical services.

NEC 2020 changes will require Type 1 or Type 2 Surge Protection Device (SPD) on dwelling unit electrical services. The Requirement for SPDs In an effort to reduce the risk of injury and potential damage to electrical systems and buildings, the newest version of the National Electrical Code, the NEC 2020, will require the installation …

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Entekra

Entekra In late 2018, Access Electric was awarded the contract for the electrical work on the 200,000 square foot concrete tilt-up building that would soon become the global headquarters for Entekra. Entekra is a Ripon California based company that specializes in automated, off-site framing of home construction. In order to do this, Entekra uses what …

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Customer Interview: Lamar Tool and Die

Customer Interview: Lamar Tool and Die Recently we had the opportunity to complete a project for Lamar Tool and Die in Stockton California. Larry Snoreen, the owner of Lamar, chose Access Electric to be his electrical contractor in this design build project. The project involved a complete remodel of an empty warehouse facility. A new …

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