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Decoding Electrical Planning Reports: Essential Insights for BC Corporations

BC’s Mandated Electrical Planning Reports Will Help Strata Corporations Plan for an Electrified Future For strata stakeholders throughout British Columbia, the Electrical Planning Report (EPR) has been a common topic for discussion. As leading Vancouver electricians, our team at TCA Electric has already been working with strata corporations, not only to complete these reports but […]

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Your CleanBC EPR Questions Answered

Have Questions About the CleanBC EPR Requirement? TCA Has Answers! As part of the CleanBC sustainability initiative here in British Columbia, many strata complexes have been required to develop an Electrical Planning Report, or EPR for short. This comprehensive report outlines electrical capacity and needed upgrades for strata complexes throughout the province in order to […]

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2024 Home Automation Trends to Watch

AI and smart home technology have evolved far beyond mere buzzwords. Back in 2019, TCA Electric was quick to spot the rising popularity of home automation trends such as smart home security, lighting, and TVs. Vancouver residents were eager to embrace the latest modern conveniences. But what lies ahead for home automation? We’re glad you […]

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What Is Involved in Upgrading to 200 Amp Service?

Upgrading Your Home to 200 Amp Service? Here’s What the Process Looks Like While 100-amp panels were once the norm, this amount of electrical service is becoming obsolete in the face of today’s energy demands. Most households will require at least 200 amps of electrical service, especially as more and more electrical upgrades are added […]

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2024 BC EV Rebate List

A Complete List of All BC EV Rebate Options for 2024 Canada is investing heavily into electric vehicle adoption, and this is especially true here in British Columbia. We’ve seen numerous rebates made available to homeowners, business owners, strata stakeholders, and everyday drivers—so many that it may seem hard to keep track of them all. […]

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Vancouver EV Charger Installations: Why a Panel Upgrade Might be Unnecessary

Some Vancouver Homeowners Need a Panel Upgrade Before EV Charger Installation—but You May Have Other Options While EV chargers are a popular home upgrade, especially for those who have recently purchased an electric vehicle, an installation may not always be simple. Some Vancouver homeowners may not have the available power to support a new EV […]

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Navigating the BC Hydro Alliance Program for Greater Energy Savings

Work with BC Hydro Alliance Members for Rebates & More Our team at TCA Electric is proud to officially be BC Hydro Alliance members. This program was created to form a network of energy efficiency trade professionals in order to connect customers with BC Hydro registered contractors, rebates, energy saving expertise, and more. By working […]

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Project Spotlight: Vancouver Historical Renovation

The TCA Team Completed an Electrical Renovation in a Very Historic Building! Every electrical renovation presents its own unique twists, turns, and challenges. When working on historic buildings, however, those challenges can often be even more numerous—but successfully completing a project becomes all the more rewarding, as the history and character of the building can […]

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Project Spotlight: EV Charging Station Installation

See How Your Favourite EV Charging Station Contractors Came Through for This Client! As Vancouver’s leading EV charging station contractors, we love a good challenge here at TCA Electric. Multifamily housing complexes often present some of the most unique and interesting hurdles in order to complete an EV charger installation—and that’s why we love taking […]