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Banff Ped BridgeMike’s Electric in Banff welcomes its customers with an elegant storefront and a commitment to community, offering industrial, commercial and residential services in the Bow Valley area. 

For the past 27 years Mike’s Electric has operated as en entirely locally owned small business with an unshakable commitment to professional work and good business, always with a focus on the environment. 

Mike’s customers rely on the professionalism and technical expertise of their project managers and crew. Since the company’s inception the foundation of their success has been a solid work ethic and commitment to high standards in everything they do.

Establishing and maintaining first-rate relationships with the General Contractors and other trades has set them apart and focused on their goal to become recognized as the preferred provider of electrical services throughout the Bow Valley and surrounding areas.

Services include Residential – new construction and renovations,commercial – retail, restaurants, hotels, industrial/Institutional – schools, health care, waste water/water treatment systems, troubleshooting , testing and repair, maintenance and fire alarm installation and inspection.

Project 17

Mike’s Electric and Green Initiatives

Reducing their Carbon Footprint, greenhouse emissions and delaying the rate of global warming are concerns that are driving change in most industries. Here are a just a few ways that they contribute their resources to achieve this goal:

• Minimize waste by evaluating operations and ensuring they are as efficient as possible.

• Meet or exceed all the environmental legislation that relates to the Company.

• Working with our customers to promote ways of reducing their energy consumption

• Developing and reviewing our objectives and targets in order to continually improve our environmental performance

• Minimizing waste to landfill through reuse and recycling where possible

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Mike’s Electric is a member of the Canada Green Building Council and Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) green building rating system. LEED is an internationally accepted benchmark for the design, construction and operation of high performance green buildings. It promotes a whole building approach to sustainability by recognizing performance in five keys of human and environmental health:

• Sustainable site development

• Water efficiency

• Energy efficiency

• Materials selection

• Indoor environmental quality

Mike’s is committed to continued improvement of environmental performance and to the prevention of pollution through the design and construction of projects. They strive to comply with the Canadian environmental legislation and regulations concerning activities, while providing quality projects efficiently and cost effectively.

http://www.mikeselectric.ca/

403.762.2871
Bay 7, 102 Jay St.
Banff AB Canada
T1L 1B6

 

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Quite simply put if you feel that job site costing and quote development are a lot of work, you are right! To properly assess a job and estimate the required work time, product costs and various other expenses can take more time than is often feasible for a small company. You need to be spending your time completing projects, which can become difficult if you are spending your hours doing cost analysis. We learned this first hand in last month’s edition of the Electrician Forum when Steve Beeby of Beehive Electric discussed the balance required to own and operate an electrical contracting company.

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In 2013 Sean responded to Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines. In 2014 Sean spent almost a month in Kenema, Sierra Leone working at the Ebola Treatment Centre. There he was responsible for ensuring electricity and clean water were available, and worked to strengthen the infrastructure of the facility. 

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