EV Charging Stations

An Expert Guide to EV Charging Stations

With many Canadians well aware of the ongoing climate crisis, going green has become an increasingly important decision for property owners. Whether it’s building and furnishing with recycled materials or setting up a smart thermostat to audit energy use, there are more ways than ever for property owners to save energy and make sustainable choices. […]

Modern home trends

2020 Home Automation Trends to Watch

No longer buzzwords, AI and smart home technology gained a great deal of traction in 2019. Earlier this year, our team at TCA Electric noticed several emergent home automation trends like smart home security, smart lighting, and smart TVs. For many folks in Vancouver, home automation was a major focus when it came to upgrading […]

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 […]

Under cabinet kitchen lighting

Electrical Upgrades to Improve Your Property Value

As real estate markets heat up with more millennials looking to buy, now might seem like a good time to sell your home. But not every market is experiencing the same increase in list prices. For cooler markets like Vancouver, making the right improvements can do a lot to make your home appeal to potential […]

Patio lighting

2019 Outdoor Lighting Trends

Outdoor spaces such as patios and gardens are often the best place to relax during pleasant summer evenings. But creating a relaxing outdoor area starts with creating the right ambience for your space with outdoor lighting. At TCA Electric, our experienced North Vancouver electricians have installed many outdoor lighting systems over the years, and we’re […]

Green Upgrades from Vancouver Electricians

Vancouver’s Climate Emergency: Electricians Help Property Owners Reduce Carbon Footprint

Vancouver has made international headlines recently as the global warming dilemma threatens to cause irrevocable damage to the local climate. In fact, recent findings from utilities research and innovation for Metro Vancouver, has led researchers to predict that Vancouver’s infamously beautiful and dynamic climate could instead be reminiscent of that of San Diego by the 2050s. […]

Installing a Chandelier: Why You Should Leave it to the Experts

Installing a Chandelier: Why You Should Leave it to the Experts

Chandeliers are tough to top when it comes to combining form and function, and many homeowners dream of installing these fixtures in their home. It’s easy to understand why: chandeliers are beautiful, elegant features that instantly command the attention of everyone who walks into a space. But while some lighting upgrades can be installed by […]