Warehouse Lighting Controls May Lower Electricity Costs

Efficient warehouse lighting controls can help lower your energy bills and overall operational costs significantly. Keeping all lights on all the time is an expensive way to run your business. Our expert commercial electricians share simple ways to make your lighting more cost-efficient.  Install motion sensor lighting: They sense occupancy and either dim or turn lights off when the space is not in use. Use dimmers: Upgrade to ballasts and LED power drivers with dimming capabilities. Lowerin…

Importance of Surge Protection

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Surge protection should be an integral part of every industrial, commercial and residential electrical system. Yes, it is true that surges in electric current are natural and have always occurred. However, the increasing use of sensitive electronics which are highly susceptible to damage make surge protection critical. What causes a surge? Power surges are quick, temporary spikes in voltage that occur when the electrical charge in the circuit gets a sudden boost. One study revealed that 63% …

7 More Tips to Reduce Business Energy Costs

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According to the EPA’s ENERGY STAR program, combined annual energy costs for U.S. commercial buildings and industrial facilities amounted to $400 billion as of March 2015. With an earlier survey in 2007 revealing that almost 30% of this energy is used inefficiently or unnecessarily, reducing any wastage is a top priority for business owners. Our team of experts here at J&S Electrical offers more tips to help you streamline usage and reduce your energy bills. Upgrade outdated equipment wi…

7 Tips to Reduce Business Energy Costs

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Reducing business energy costs involves implementing energy-efficient operational procedures. Inadequate equipment maintenance and unsustainable practices are the main causes of high energy bills. Our team at J&S Electrical Contractors offers 10 tips valuable tips to help reduce your operational expenses. Divert high energy usage to off peak hours: Familiarize yourself with the time-of-use pricing your utility company offers. Try and schedule high usage for low or off-peak times when th…

A Closer Look at Transformers

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Transformers transmit electrical energy from one circuit to another. Since their main purpose is to increase (step up) or decrease (step down) voltage, these electrical devices can be used for a variety of needs ranging from power distribution and measurement to the charging cradle of your cell phone. Below is an overview of the main types of transformers and their application. Power transformers: Generally used for increasing or decreasing voltage in a power distribution network. Electrica…

Differences Between Residential and Commercial Electric Wiring

Residential and commercial electric wiring are vastly different, right from the quality and grade of material used, to load and energy requirements as well as the installation process. Since there are many factors that go into designing and installing an electrical system, it is important that you hire the right electrical contractor for the job. Here is an overview of the 3 main differences between commercial and residential wiring below for your understanding. Residential Wiring Insulation…

Corporate Offices

J & S Electrical Contractors, Inc.
3170 Knights Road
Bensalem, PA 19020

Regional Offices

  • Allentown, PA: (610)432-6500

  • Woodbury, NJ: (856)845-1100

  • Princeton, NJ: (609)688-1100

Hours of Operation

  • Monday 7:00am-5:00pm

  • Tuesday 7:00am-5:00pm

  • Wednesday 7:00am-5:00pm

  • Thursday 7:00am-5:00pm

  • Friday 7:00am-5:00pm