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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.

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    Tips for Efficient Parking Lot Lighting Design

    It is essential for parking lot lighting to be well-designed as it helps avoid accidents and damage to parked vehicles. It also deters thieves and criminals, ensuring the safety of employees and customers using the property. If you are looking for electrical companies in Calgary, Dobbyn Electrical Services Ltd. can help. We offer innovative cost effective lighting for your parking lot and have been providing commercial lighting to our clients since 1974. We also serve residential clients.

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    Things You Should Consider While Hiring an Electrician

    Are you having problems with the wiring or any other electrical system in your house? We understand that such issues need to be fixed immediately, but don’t hire the first available electrical contractor you can find. There are a lot of things you should consider before hiring an electrician, such as the quality of work. These will help you make an informed decision about the technicians you will be working with. 

    Dobbyn Electrical Services Ltd. will help to ensure all your electrical equipment remain functional and well-maintained throughout their lifespan. We have been providing electrical services to both commercial and residential clients in Calgary since 1974.

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    Electrical Contractors in Calgary: FAQ's Answered

    Electricity is found everywhere in the modern world, but it isn't always that well understood. For any commercial or industrial facility to operate safely, electrical needs to get the attention it deserves. At Dobbyn Electrical Services Ltd., we provide electrical services in Calgary for a variety of commercial clients.

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    Tips for Better Commercial Lighting

    Any commercial property owner needs to think about the lighting in and around their property. Commercial lighting in Calgary can have a significant impact on everything from employee productivity to retail sales. A properly lit area is going to be more attractive to potential clients and customers and more comfortable for workers.

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    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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    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





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