• Does the customer authorize the Beacon Electric Service professional to take pictures of the home for purposes of estimating future work?

  • I authorize Beacon Electrical Services to take pictures of my home for the purpose of providing a written quote for electrical services.

  • Beacon Electrical Services - Panel Evaluation Survey

MESSAGE FROM THE OWNER OF BEACON ELECTRICALSERVICES

  • Dear Valued Customer,

    Thank you for allowing us to design and evaluate the needs of your new electrical panel. Based upon our field evaluation and your needs we will design the most cost effective solution for your new electrical panel. We will also, if chosen for this project provide a high quality, safe install to ensure you and your family are safe for years to come.

    If you have any questions about this survey or if anything is not clear please do not hesitate to call.

    Kind Regards,

    Bob Hanifin, Owner
    BEACON ELECTRICAL SERVICE, INC
    Master Electrician
    Generac Certified

    703-367-0900 office


  • How did you hear about us?

  • Have you ever had a bad experience with a contractor before?

SECTION 1. INFORMATION ABOUT YOUR HOME

  • Picture of front of House

  • How old is your home?

  • How many bedrooms are in your home?

  • How many finished square feet?

  • Have you been experiencing any electrical problems within the house?

  • Are you planning on any future upgrades or additions?

  • Is there any where in your home where you wish you had a receptacle, switch or outlet?

  • Do you ever lose power in this neighborhood?

  • Would you be interested in hearing about a fully automatic generator?

  • Are you planning on selling your house in the near future? Ie., Hot Tubs, Generators, Finished Basement, Additions, new appliances.

  • When was the last time you had a Whole House Electrical Inspection Performed?

  • Why it's a good idea to perform a Whole House Electrical Safety Inspection?
    -- Find and Correct Safety Hazards
    -- Peace of Mind
    -- Maintain Safety in Operation
    -- Insurance Agencies May Require a Risk Assessment Inspection

OVERLOADED CIRCUITS

  • Do any of your circuits suddenly lose power due to a blown fuse or tripped circuit breaker?

  • Do your lights ever flicker or dim?

SECTION 2. PANEL SAFETY SURVEY

PANEL SPECIFICATIONS

  • Pictures of panel.

  • Close up pictures of circuit breakers in panels.

  • Panel Type

  • AMPS of existing panel?

  • Panel protected by main breaker?

CIRCUIT BREAKER COUNTS

  • 15 AMP SINGLE POLE BREAKERS

  • 20 AMP SINGLE POLE BREAKERS

  • 15 AMP GFCI SINGLE POLE BREAKERS

  • 20 AMP GFCI SINGLE POLE BREAKERS

  • 30 AMP DOUBLE POLE BREAKERS

  • 40 AMP DOUBLE POLE BREAKERS

  • 50 AMP DOUBLE POLE BREAKERS

  • 60 AMP DOUBLE POLE BREAKERS

  • 70 AMP DOUBLE POLE BREAKERS

  • 80 AMP DOUBLE POLE BREAKERS

  • 90 AMP DOUBLE POLE BREAKERS

  • 100 AMP DOUBLE POLE BREAKERS

CODE VIOLATIONS

  • Oversize / Undersized Circuit breakers

  • Evidence of double tapped neutral conductors

  • Evidence of overloaded circuit breakers

  • Missing screws, connectors, knockouts

  • Circuit breakers same manufacture

  • Workmanship of existing wiring

  • Ground Fault Circuit Interrupter installed by main panel.

  • Condition of Grounding System

  • Is panel schedule legible and accurately marked?

  • Would you be interested in a pin point room-by-room typed panel schedule?

  • Is there adequate lighting in front of electrical panel?

  • Is panel type a Federal Pacific or ZINSCO type?

  • For addition information about Federal Pacific or ZINSCO Panels please refer to http://www.ismypanelsafe.com
    http://www.ismypanelsafe.com

  • Comments

CONDITION OF PANEL

  • Evidence of corrosion or water damage?

  • Damaged circuit breakers

SURGE PROTECTION

  • Panel protected by minimum 150,000 AMP surge protection.

  • Comments

SECTION 3. SERVICE LATERAL AND METER

  • PHOTOS OF METER AND LATERAL

  • Is existing eyebolt safe?

  • Condition of Meter.

  • Condition of Service Entrance cable.

  • Will it be necessary to remove bushes or trees to install new meter?

  • Is a roof penetration required?

  • How many feet of Service Entrance Cable are required?

  • Comments

SECTION 4. GAS SUPPLEMENTAL GROUND

  • Is gas meter properly grounded?

  • How far from electric panel is gas meter installed?

  • Comments

SECTION 5. GROUNDING ELECTRODE CONDUCTOR

  • Does grounding electrode conductor require replacement to cold water shutoff location.

  • How many feet from main panel is main water shutoff located?

  • Comments

SECTION 6. SUPPLEMENTAL GROUND RODS

  • Are two ground rods visible?

  • Does anything impede the installation of the ground rods?

  • Comments

SECTION 7. INSTALLATION DETAILS

  • Is there a 3 foot clearance in front of the panel as required by code.

  • Will new plywood backing be required?

  • On a scale of "1" to "10" with 10 being very difficult please rate degree of difficulty.

  • Comments

SECTION 8. PERMIT INFORMATION

  • Ask customer what county they live in.

  • Type of permit required?

  • How many AMPS is existing panel?

  • AMPS service will be upgraded to?

  • Is service overhead or underground?

  • Name of power company?

  • List any other items required on permit.

SECTION 9. MISS UTILITY REQUIREMENTS

  • Will digging be required?

  • Does miss utility need to be called? If installing ground rods or digging the answer is 'YES'

  • Where does property need to get marked? Please select the areas you will be digging or installing ground rods.

  • TRENCH CERTIFICATION FORM: Fairfax and Prince William counties accept trench certification forms. Please be sure they are properly filled out and emailed to customer prior to inspection date.

  • Comments

SECTION 10. INSPECTION INFORMATION

  • Does power company need to pull meter morning of install?

  • Does county inspection need to be conducted after 12 noon on day of install?

  • Comments

SECTION 11. INSTALLATION SCHEDULE - WHAT TO EXPECT

  • 1. A panel upgrade can take anywhere from 8 to 12 hours for difficult installs. Please note every install is custom and poses different challenges.
    2. Most homes are without out power for most of the day.
    3. COUNTY INSPECTIONS: Someone must be home the full day to meet with the county inspector.
    4. We do require full payment at the completion of the panel install.

SECTION 12. BEACON ELECTRICAL WARRANTY INFORMATION

  • LABOR WARRANTY: Beacon Electrical Services offers a 5 year labor warranty which covers loose connections and faulty workmanship.

  • PANEL WARRANTY: Beacon Electrical Services offers a LIFETIME product guarantee which covers defects in bus bars, ground bars, enclosure, and connectors. Circuit breakers are covered under manufacture product warranties and differs by manufacture.

SECTION 13. RESULTS AND RECOMMENDATIONS OF PANEL SAFETY SURVEY

  • Overall health of your existing panel.

  • Recommend Panel Upgrade

  • Recommend Panel Replacement

  • Recommend Servicing of main panel. The service is Recommended every 10 Years.

  • Recommend installing additional Sub Panel

  • Recommend Whole House Surge Protector

  • Comments

  • Has homeowner been advised that we do not repair drywall, or any other required surface repairs including painting?

  • I understand that drywall repair, Or any other service repair will not be included as part of Beacon Electrics Proposal.

  • Email a copy of this survey to: customer, yourself. Your copy can be stored in your iBooks on your iPad for future reference (see iAuditor 'how to' for support).

    For SCHEDULED or SOLD jobs please email a copy to DeniseH@BeaconElectricalServices.com to process permit application.

  • I understand the information released will be used for a written quote only.

  • Clients signature:

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