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Electrical Planning Report (EPR) Strata Incentives & Benefits

Here’s What the Electrical Planning Report Means for Strata—and Some Key Financial Incentives The CleanBC initiative has brought about many new programs here in British Columbia, all aimed at fostering greater sustainability and energy-efficient practices. Electrical systems have consistently been a target for improvement, and in December 2023, the government of British Columbia passed a […]

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In Need of a Tesla Home Charger? 

Electric vehicles are growing in popularity with each passing year. As per the most recent quarterly Canadian automotive report by S&P Global Mobility, battery-electric (BEV) and plug-in hybrid vehicles (PHEV) comprised 10.2 percent of all new vehicle registrations in the last quarter of 2022. [1] Meanwhile, the Tesla Model 3 stood out as the top-selling […]

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How Pigtailing Aluminum Wiring Can Reduce Insurance Liability

Pigtailing or Replacing Aluminum Wiring May Make Your Home Safer At TCA Electric, we recently completed a multi-family electrical project that included making changes to aluminum wiring in the building in order to lower the fire risk and reduce insurance liability. We accomplished this through a method called “pigtailing,” which mitigates many of the risks […]

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4 Questions to Ask Before Hiring an Electrician for a Remodel

Remodeling Your Home? Here’s How to Vet Your Electrician If you’re looking to rejuvenate and transform your Vancouver home, a remodel of the electrical systems throughout your house may be in order. Whether it’s new appliances, decorative lighting, or smart technology—or a combination of all these and more!—a home remodel can go a long way […]

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Why Upgrade an Electric Meter and Panel to 200-Amp Service?

If you’re like most homeowners, chances are you don’t think about your electrical service too often. After all, when your home is running well below your service capacity, your breaker won’t be tripping often, if ever. But as more and more appliances and devices draw on power in your house, you might begin wondering if […]

updated commercial kitchen lighting at Peake of Catering

Project Spotlight: Vancouver Commercial Kitchen Restoration

In 2016, TCA helped update and restore Peake of Catering’s commercial kitchen Our Project Spotlights blog series is our space to share some of our favourite electrical projects we’ve completed here at TCA Electric. Some projects become favourites for their scale, while others present unexpected challenges or opportunities to put our electrical talents to use […]

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Key Considerations When Planning for a Vancouver Home Renovation

Now is a great time to renovate! As the holidays approach and 2021 winds to a close, many Vancouver homeowners are considering a home renovation to revitalize their living space. And now is certainly a great time to complete a renovation project! A renovation can bring your home into the future and help make your […]

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BC EV Charging Rebates: Everything You Need to Know

Learn more about the many EV charging rebates available in BC! Electric vehicle ownership has been steadily increasing throughout BC and all across Canada. And as EV ownership has risen, so have sales of EV charging stations, especially given the increase in Canadian and BC EV charging rebate options. If you’ve begun looking into EV […]

LED cove lighting in the renovated King's Landing apartments

Project Spotlight: King’s Landing Apartments

The TCA team tackled LED cove lighting and much more in this newly renovated Vancouver apartment building! Here at TCA Electric, we’re obsessed with providing top-quality electrical work through smart solutions to client challenges. Throughout our work with clients across Vancouver, we’ve completed a wide range of projects that have resulted in beautiful electrical work […]

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Project Spotlight: Solid State

TCA helped with a Solid State renovation in our second Holmes on Homes project As top Vancouver electrical contractors, we’ve worked on many interesting electrical projects over the years here at TCA Electric. Our Project Spotlights blog series is our way of highlighting some of our favourite projects, and today we have another edition for […]