Power Factor Benefits For Your Business

Correcting Power factor is an energy efficient technology that saves commercial and industrial businesses hundreds to thousands of dollars annually by substantially lowering their utility bills. When you are operating at a low power factor, the utility company charges a “demand penalty”. Take a look at your electric bills. If you are paying demand penalties […]

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Arc Flash Dangers are a Concern for Business Owners

What is Arc Flash and why is understanding arc flash dangers important to you as a business owner? As described on the OSHA website, “… an arc flash is a phenomenon where a flashover of electric current leaves it’s intended path and travels through the air from one conductor to another, or to ground. The […]

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Arc Flash Circuit Interrupters Save Lives

The Consumer Product Safety Commission estimates that half the nation’s electrical fires could be prevented by installing new-model arc flash circuit interrupters. That’s huge! Home builders may be surprised at the increase in the cost of circuit breakers required for new homes. While the “standard” breakers are still available for a mere $2 to $4, […]

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Electrical Safety Month May 2014

The non-profit Electrical Safety Foundation International (ESFI) sponsors several campaigns throughout the year to educate the public – of all ages – about electrical safety at home, school and the workplace. All 31 days of May are specifically dedicated to National Electrical Safety Month. Electrical Safety: Awareness is Key ESFI’s goal is to reduce the […]

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Commercial Electrical Contractors Services

Sternberg Electric specializes in commercial electrical contractors services in the Minneapolis area. We are dedicated to improving energy efficiency and productivity of your power distribution, automation and control systems. In addition to the services below, we offer value engineering, design / build and tenant improvements.   Industrial and Commercial Electrical Contractors Services [one_half] Electrical Panel […]

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Standby Generators – Why and How They Work

Emergency business standby generators provide the electricity you need for your business when unpredictable weather or unforeseen power outages would otherwise leave you powerless. It’s easy to lose thousands of dollars very quickly with the inability to operate your business because of one of Minnesota’s severe winter blizzards or thunderstorms, a power station blackout, or […]

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Electrical Troubleshooting Basics

Electrical troubleshooting requires the skill and experience to find the problem — fast. It’s pretty rare that we don’t get to the bottom of whatever’s causing the problem. But we understand that homeowners are often skeptical when they require electrical troubleshooting. How do you know what we’re doing or how long it will take? Or […]

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