Read Up on Electrical Work, Lighting & More On Our Blog

Dobbyn Electrical Services Ltd (D.E.S.) has years of experience handling electrical contractor work. Here you can read our blog and learn more about the kind of work we do as well as find tips, advice, and facts about outdoor lighting, lightning storms, general electrical work, and more. Be sure to check back frequently to see what new blogs we’ve added. For more information, please contact D.E.S. in Calgary.

  • Electrical contractor in Calgary Alberta
    26/04/2017
    Why You Should Hire an Electrical Contractor

    In our self-driven world of the Do-It-Yourself or DIY handyperson and YouTube videos making everyone an expert it can be tempting to have your maintenance staff do your electrical work. However, with the increasing complexity of industrial and commercial workplaces and the technology that drives them today, even the more experienced DIY maintenance professional/electrician may reach the point when they feel like it’s time to call in a professional.

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  • Outdoor lighting in Calgary Alberta
    26/04/2017
    Lightning Storms and Outdoor Lighting

    In Canada, on average there are 2.4 million of lightning flashes per year with the Foothills and Eastern Slopes of Southern Alberta being amongst the most lightning prone areas in the country with half million strikes every year. According to the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, lightning happens when the “action of rising and descending air within a thunderstorm separates positive and negative charges. Water and ice particles also affect the distribution of electrical charge. Lightning results from the buildup and discharge of electrical energy between positively and negatively charged areas.” Lightning is often dramatic, exciting and scary all at the same time, and while the risk of being struck exists, the risk to streetlights and floodlights mounted on columns and high masts is exponentially larger.


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Dobbyn Electrical Services Ltd

9243 44th Street SE

Calgary, AB T2C 2P7


Phone

403-236-8877

Email

info@dobbynelectric.com


Hours

Monday – Friday: 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Saturday & Sunday: Closed

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