Commercial and Residential Electrical Claims
CIS will consult on Electrical claims for everything from the breaker panel to the outlet. Regardless if the reported peril is lightning, theft, wear and tear, or poor installation, CIS’ experts will provide the answers to help you settle your claim.
Our Electrical consulting services can determine the cause of loss, repairability, and provide an accurate scope of work and price to bring your Policyholder back to pre-loss condition.
A meter socket is a socket that connects a watt-hour meter, or electrical meter, to a house. Meter Sockets measure the amount of power used so the supplier knows what to charge.
Electrical Disconnects are switches that isolate all wiring in a home from the source of power, usually a utility power service. Disconnects are the first device after the utility meter and may be a switch housed in an exterior box enclosure.
Main Distribution Panel
Main Distribution Panels are cabinets that house and separate branch circuits. In addition, Main Distribution Panels provide each circuit with protective fuses or circuit breakers.
Electrical Subpanels are a way-point between the main service panel and branch circuits further down the line. The Subpanel does not provide additional electricity to the home, it feeds off the main service panel.
Branch Circuits are part of an electric circuit extending beyond the last circuit breaker or fuse. They start are the breaker box and extend to the electrical devices connected to the service.
Main Service Entrance
Service Entrance is where the wires connected to the load side of the meter enter the home or building. It is commonly thought of, or referred to as, the breaker or fuse box.
AC power plugs and sockets connect electrical equipment to current power supplies in buildings and other sites. Outlets differ from one another in voltage and connecter type.
An inadvertent contact that is between an energized conductor and the ground.