An electrical panel that may be in need of an upgrade

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 […]

An electric vehicle with a FLO charger plugged in

Ask the Expert: Installing a Home FLO Charger

As electric vehicles continue to appear on roadways in Canada, home charging solutions are becoming much more popular. Meanwhile, the selection of available electric cars has greatly diversified, with manufacturers such as Nissan, Chevrolet, and Hyundai offering popular EV models that are incompatible with Tesla charging stations. Here at TCA Electric, EV charging options have […]

Man plugs home charger into Tesla car

In Need of a Tesla Home Charger? 

Electric vehicles are growing in popularity with each passing year. According to Electric Mobility Canada, 2019 sales of electric vehicles were up compared to Q1 of 2018, with Tesla’s Model 3 continuing to be the most popular make. Meanwhile, the CBC reported that zero-emission vehicles such as electric cars are especially popular in British Columbia. […]

LED Strip Lighting

LED Lighting: The Simple Green Upgrade with a Big Impact

For green-minded Vancouver residents, LED lighting is one of the first and most impactful upgrades to make when it comes to reducing your carbon footprint. As any professional Vancouver electrician will tell you, LED lighting is versatile, durable, and efficient – and while they were once prohibitively expensive, LED fixtures are now more affordable than […]

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Reduce Energy Waste with the BC Hydro Home Energy Monitor

As with the rest of the world, Vancouver faces an acute climate emergency, with drastic shifts in the region’s climate predicted within the coming decades. Still, while the situation may look bleak, many businesses are striving to help customers go green. In particular, TCA Electric and other Vancouver electricians offer numerous ways for residents to […]

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Commercial Lighting Vancouver: Tips to Making Your Space Complete

For any business owner, your commercial space’s interior design is critical to creating the right atmosphere for customers and clients. Many factors go into creating this atmosphere, but the commercial lighting elements you use in your Vancouver business are among the most critical. Different businesses require different kinds of lighting, from warm, subdued lights in […]