Evaluating The Electrical Needs of Your Business

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Your commercial electrician can evaluate the needs of your business.

When you consider your business’s electrical needs, you must consider different factors than what you consider for your home. A business or commercial space requires special considerations and electrical work from knowledgeable commercial electricians. At CMI Lighting, we can provide your business with the electrical system and accessories needed to power every device you need to conduct business. To evaluate the electrical needs of your business, ask yourself about the following factors. 

The Size of Your Staff

When you operate your business out of your commercial location, you will need enough power to support the devices and appliances used by your employees. You must consider the power supply they need now and what they may likely need in the future as your business grows. Consider the placements of your outlets, as well, so each workstation has easy power access. It is always better to have more power than you need rather than discover that you don’t have enough. Your commercial electrician at CMI Lighting can evaluate your current and future electrical needs and make recommendations that help you plan for growth. 

Break Rooms and Kitchens 

When planning out the electrical needs of your business, don’t forget to consider the leisure areas such as break rooms and kitchens. These areas will require special wiring to support cooktops, fridges, coffee makers, and other high-powered appliances. These areas must also be powered safely. You may need to install a separate breaker system for these areas to ensure safety and avoid short circuits. 

Lighting, Server Rooms, and More Essentials 

You must also consider what type of lighting fixtures your business will use. Do you need dedicated power for your server rooms, computer equipment, or other essential equipment? The answers to these questions can help you more clearly define the electrical needs of your business. 

Working with experienced and skilled commercial electricians is the best way to provide your business with the electrical power it needs. At CMI Lighting, we are prepared to evaluate your commercial power needs and recommend the most efficient and reliable methods for ensuring consistent performance.


With over 35 years in the industry, CMI has an array of equipment to handle the logistics of any in-house job. We also frequently provide solutions to property managers and upcoming developments. CMI Companies provides services in the Mid-Atlantic Region and proudly serves clients in Northern Virginia, Maryland, Richmond, Southern Virginia, Manassas, Prince William County, Fairfax County, Rockville, and Prince George’s County. Also, check us out on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn.

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