Don’t let an abnormally higher voltage wreak havoc on your electrical appliances. Rely on Passion Electric for the best surge protection solutions in Moore, Norman, Oklahoma City, and the greater central Oklahoma area. We offer effective solutions to dampen surge levels and to manage short voltage fluctuations.
An electric power surge occurs when a transient wave of current passes through an electrical circuit. This is often an abnormally high voltage that lasts longer than 10 milliseconds. A typical power surge may go as high up to 3000 Amps and 6000 Volts until it reaches a powered device.
Why Do You Need Surge Protection?
Lightning strikes are unpredictable and so are internal power surges. An average American’s home is affected by more than 20 surges per day — and most homeowner’s policies don’t cover these damages.
When they do occur, you should stay protected to prevent the high replacement costs your bill. With a Surge Protection, you can extend the lifespan of your equipment by 30%.
What Are the Causes of Power Surge?
Nearly 40% of surges are caused by external factors such as a lightning strike, a tree limb that touches an electrical line, or a short circuit in the transformer. Other surges are caused by shutting down of inductive power loads in the home as — motors of air conditioners, refrigerators, hair dryers, etc. Brief voltage imbalances caused due to these factors may degrade or damage costly equipment.
How Can Passion Electric Help?
The expert technicians at Passion Electric are equipped to offer you the right protective solution. By installing a circuit breaker and other surge protection devices, we help dampen the spike level that your appliances can withstand.
With trusted and well-qualified electricians to help you round the clock, you get to choose the right SPD ratings and get them installed properly.