A general electrical inspection is performed by a qualified Master Electrician ( Electrical Inspections Calgary, Electricman ) to find existing electrical issues in your home or commercial business. A report is completed and will explain any deficiencies or upgrades that can be made in a cost effective matter. This is completed as per the Canadian Electrical Code.
A City or Municipal inspection is performed by an inspector that works for the City or Municipality. They work with the Electrical Contractor ( Electrical Inspections Calgary , Electricman ) to make sure the installation of the wiring and equipment is completed as per the Canadian Electrical Code. A permit sticker will be placed in the home or business indicating that the inspection was completed and passed all requirements. This sticker is usually placed on your main electrical panel.
A general electrical inspection would help find any issues relating to the proper function of your electrical system ( electrical panel, breakers, GFCI receptacles, smoke detectors, industrial equipment, lighting ) This would help identify faulty wiring ( Aluminum wiring ) and equipment. It would also find ways as to conserve energy, which saves you money.
All electrical installations in new buildings and renovations require an electrical permit. An electrical contractor ( Electrical Inspections Calgary, Electricman ) would apply and receive the permit and would schedule this inspection with the city or municipality.
Hold an Alberta Master Electrician Certificate. Have a City of Calgary, City of Airdrie, Town of Cochrane business licence and Complete a Qualified Trade Application .
Trenching – An inspection of underground wiring installation.
Service connections – An inspection of the wiring to the meter, inspection of the main electrical means of disconnect ( fuses or breakers ) and the inspection of the main system grounding to earth.
Rough in – Takes place when all the circuit wiring and outlet boxes are installed. This is prior to the insulation or the poly is installed.
Final – The final inspection is requested as soon as possible after the completion of the electrical installation.
It varies slightly, however it is usually 3% of the total cost of the electrical work and a small administration fee for processing.