Comprehensive Services

Joe Wheeler EMC offers many services to members that can help them use energy better in business and at home. To take advantage of any of the comprehensive services offered, please call us at 256-552-2300.

Lighting – Studies provide recommendations for the design of lighting systems in such places as sports fields, roadways, parking lots, and commercial and industrial plants

HVAC – Heating, ventilation, and air-conditioning studies examine the sizing of HVAC equipment, offer heating and cooling system comparisons, investigate problems with existing systems, and provide recommendations for improvements

Metering – We install temporary metering equipment to gather data on facility electrical usage

Wiring and Electrical Distribution Equipment  – Studies analyze the facility’s distribution system,, including the sizing of wiring and equipment, and provide recommendations for system improvement

Energy Audits – General survey of energy use in a facility and recommendations on energy management opportunities, proves, and facility improvements

Food Services – Examine food storage, preparation, and cooking, with recommendations on equipment, area design, ventilation, and heat reclaim

Power Quality – Studies address voltage problems originating inside or outside the facility that adversely affect the end-user

Process Recommendations – Examine the procedures for producing a product, such as materials handling, shipping, receiving, product flow, and energy utilization

Power Factor – Metering and recommendations to correct for low power factor

Grounding/Lighting – Grounding study, grounding testing, and lightning-protection recommendations

Infrared Scans – Infrared scans of electrical equipment such as transformers, breakers, bus and conductor connections for hot spots, as well as scans for facility heating-and-cooling loss

Industrial Expansion Services  – Assistance in planning for facility expansions, including rates and services available

Demand-Side Management – Monitoring and testing electrical systems and recommendations related to managing peak demand

Water Heating – Studies explore heat-pump water-heater applications, standard energy-efficient water heaters, and cost comparison of electric versus fossil-fuel systems

Special End-Use Projects – Special projects to meet specific and unique needs of commercial and industrial customers

Ultrasonic Testing – Locate leaks in water, steam, air, and vacuum systems