Electrician & Plumber • Licensed & Insured • Residential & Commercial • Credit Cards Accepted • Serving the Birmingham, AL area • 24/7 Emergency Service Available

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Environmental Sustainability. Doing Our Part.

environmental sustainabilityPeople are always looking for more ways to go green. More and more people are recycling, cutting energy consumption, driving hybrid and fuel efficient cars, and reusing items for other things. At John's Electric, we are always looking for new ways to save energy and lessen our impact on the environment. With every job, we find ways to save energy to home or business owners. We are often ask what we can do to help lower power bills and make life more convenient in the process. There are many ways to save energy without even realizing it.

Below are some green solutions we offer our customers and recommend to everyone.

  • Install light dimmers - reducing the light output by 50%, it will more than double the length of the light bulb, saving energy and reducing the amount of bulbs thrown away
  • Timers - Use them on outdoor lights so the light doesn't stay on all night. They can be set for any desired time such as dusk-midnight, dusk -10 pm or even dusk to dawn.
  • Motion sensors - lights only come on when someone is around great for outdoor and indoor use.
  • Recycle light fixtures - When we remove lights from homes, if they are in a good safe condition we will take them to goodwill instead of throwing them away.
  • Proper disposal for fluorescent lights - they should never go into the trash or recycling bin because of the harmful chemicals within them.
  • Install LED can lights - 6 LED cans is equal yo the energy consumption of of one incandescent can. The bulbs last for 4 years or longer so you don't have to worry about changing the bulbs, and if the do burn out before then, we will replace it free of charge.
  • Install LED under cabinet lights - they don't get hot and heat up the kitchen and last for a very long time.
  • Use LED lights as much as possible - They save more energy and last longer than incandescent and fluorescent bulbs.
  • Use dark sky out door fixtures - regular lights create horrible light pollution and waste 50% of light straight up into the sky instead of shining on the ground where it is needed. These work like lamp shades directing the light downward, reducing light pollution and harsh glares.

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About John's Electric

Linn Park Fountain, Birmingham, AL

John's Electric Inc. is a family owned and operated electrical contractor business that proudly provides electrician services in Birmingham, AL and the surrounding areas such as Hoover, Homewood, Chelsea, Vestavia Hills, Pelham, Alabaster, Trussville, and Mountain Brook. John's Electric provides residential and commercial electrical solutions at competitive rates. We have been in this line of work for 30 years, giving us not only experience but expertise as well. You can depend on us. We are a state licensed electrician (#03875) for your protection.

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What others say about John's Electric Service

Aubrey and Jeremy were awesome! I have an old house with old wiring and needed to install a new Range and above Range Microwave. They worked very hard to run new wiring to the breaker box in the basement, installed new plugs, and installed the appliances with great care.

Steven T.

HomeAdvisor

First, they were there within the hour of calling them. Secondly, I thought I had 2 bad florescent lights, but it turned out to be tripped GFI outlets. Instead of just going ahead and replacing the lights, the electrician found the tripped outlets and let me know that was all the problem was. He showed me where they were so, if I had a problem in the future I could look there first. I appreciate his honesty. It saved me a lot of money.

Jo A.

HomeAdvisor

Solved a problem thus restoring my power to some areas of my house

Had a number of outlets not working and lost AC in 97 degree weather--he came twice the 1st time approx 1hr 20 minutes--wasn't able to locate problem---this I put on myself as I was unaware of putting a breaker box behind a vanity that hadn't been move since purchase of my house. Second visit after some search found problem 1hr

OK the skinny--I think he was professional--on time

Was upfront on costs

Problem once the second box was located was an easy fix so thought a touch high on price--that said it was upfront and had I had the answer to location as I should have I think the billing would be much lower so will put this on myself. In other words I don't think he would have ripped me off

Bonus was after having 4 others trying to blame AC and being told I needed a new one---he said everything in my problems was electrical--and viewing my AC said it was fine--no need of new unit--for the moment if right saving me $$$$

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Aubrey was very helpful, explaining things as he went and making sure that everything worked good before he left.

Lisa H.

HomeAdvisor