Althoff Industries, Inc. Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Commercial Electrical Services’

The Benefits of a Commercial Landscape Lighting Retrofit

Monday, May 13th, 2024

We have decades of experience working with all types of commercial electrical jobs in Chicagoland, and that means we often see commercial properties with outdated, inefficient, and ineffective landscape lighting. A reason for this is that it’s easy for a facility owner or manager to overlook the importance of landscape lighting. 

The right retrofit for your commercial landscape lighting in Chicago can enhance your property’s visual appeal, improve safety, and contribute to energy savings. Today, we’re going to look more into the reasons to consider upgrading and retrofitting your landscape lighting and how this service can transform your property.

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The Importance of Ark Flash Protection

Monday, January 8th, 2024

Arc flash incidents pose a major risk to many types of commercial buildings, threatening both people and equipment. Having arc flash protection is a crucial aspect of commercial electrical safety. 

You may not know just how important arc flash protection is, or even what an arc flash is. In this post, we’re going to look closer at arc flashes, how arc flash protection systems work, and why they’re critical for fire prevention in a commercial facility

For a comprehensive solution, we recommend contacting Althoff Commercial—we’re the commercial electrician in Chicago, IL with a proven track record over more than sixty years.

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How to Tell You Need a Commercial Electrical Service Upgrade

Monday, November 27th, 2023

In the fast-paced world of commercial enterprises, where every operation relies on a reliable power supply, the state of your electrical system is critical. If your facility has been standing operating since the ‘90s or earlier, there’s a good chance that your electrical system is out of date and no longer up to the challenges of current electrical requirements. 

In this post, we’ll explore the signs that indicate it’s time to contact a commercial electrician in Elgin, IL or elsewhere in Chicagoland to arrange for an electrical service upgrade, as well as look at how you’ll benefit from making this change.

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Smart Outdoor Lighting Systems: A Bright Investment

Monday, November 13th, 2023

In the ever-changing landscape of commercial spaces, staying ahead in energy efficiency and technological advancements is crucial. One avenue where businesses can shine (quite literally) is through the implementation of smart outdoor lighting systems. In this blog, we’ll explore the benefits and considerations of integrating smart lighting into your commercial property.

You want your business to stay ahead when it comes to energy efficiency and the newest technology advances that have made energy savings more effective and powerful than ever before. One method where you can improve your energy efficiency is in outdoor lighting. For businesses where outdoor lighting is a critical component of operation, implementing smart outdoor lighting systems can make a significant change in energy efficiency.

Below, we’re going to look at the benefits and several considerations of integrating outdoor lighting in Chicago, IL into your commercial property.

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The Vital Role of Switchgear Maintenance for Commercial Businesses

Monday, August 21st, 2023

Without switchgear, your commercial facility wouldn’t have power sent to the right equipment and locations in your facility, which would not only harm general efficiency, it could also lead to extensive damage and even safety hazards. 

To ensure that the switchgear in your facility continues to work correctly for many years with few power interruptions, you’ll need to schedule routine maintenance for it from professionals. 

For comprehensive switchgear maintenance services in Chicago, IL, trust to Althoff Industries Commercial. Our team of professionals has more than 60 years of experience working with all types of commercial electrical services in the Chicagoland area. 

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