Federal Pacific/Zinsco Panels

Federal Pacific and Zinsco Panels in Santa Clara, California

Identifying and Replacing Recalled Electrical Panels in the Bay Area

Do you know if your home or building has an electrical panel from Federal Pacific or Zinsco? If so, then it's important to act now to ensure the safety of your household or tenants. These brands have been found to have significant issues with their circuit breakers, leading to the possibility of electrical fires or other hazards.

That's where NRG Electric Inc. comes in. Our team of licensed electrical contractors specializes in the replacement of these dangerous electrical panels, keeping Santa Clara and the Bay Area safe from harm.

If you suspect that you may have a Federal Pacific or Zinsco panel installed in your Santa Clara home, call NRG Electric Inc. at (408) 335-4665 today!

Why Were These Panels Recalled?

Federal Pacific Electric (FPE) and Zinsco Electrical panels were recalled due to their inability to function properly. They are highly inefficient, pose a fire hazard, and have a high failure rate. These panels were produced in the 1980s and 1990s and were widely used in new construction. As a result, many homes built during that period may have these recalled electrical panels.

The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) investigated for two years and announced that it was closing its investigation into the FPE circuit breakers. However, it is crucial to replace these recalled electrical panels as soon as possible for the safety of your home and family. Zinsco panels were also deemed obsolete and have been recalled.

Why Is it Important to Replace Your Federal Pacific or Zinsco Panel?

Not only are these panels dangerous, but they can be inconvenient and expensive to maintain. The costs associated with Federal Pacific and Zinsco panels can be up to ten times higher than average expenses, and it is hard to find replacement parts for them. Additionally, these panels do not meet current electrical standards and codes, meaning that you may be found in violation if your panel is not replaced. Accidents associated with Federal Pacific and Zinsco panels are also not usually covered by insurance companies, and their presence can significantly lower your home’s value.

We Bring You Safer, More Efficient Energy Management Solutions

At NRG Electric Inc., we prioritize safety and efficiency when it comes to electrical systems. We understand the dangers of having outdated and unsafe electrical panels, such as Federal Pacific and Zinsco panels. That’s why we specialize in identifying and replacing these hazardous panels to provide our clients with peace of mind.

Our team of licensed electrical contractors is highly trained in replacing Federal Pacific and Zinsco panels with safer and more reliable alternatives. We use only top-quality electrical products and equipment to ensure the longevity and safety of our work.

To further prove our commitment to safety, if you call us to replace a breaker in a panel like this, we will waive the cost of our trip if you have it replaced. This offer is our way of encouraging homeowners and commercial property owners to take the necessary step to replace their hazardous panels and upgrade their electrical systems.

It’s not just Federal Pacific and Zinsco panels that pose a safety concern. Other panel brands like Challenger, Sylvania, and ITE/Bulldog Pushmatic can also be hazardous and should be assessed by a licensed electrical contractor. At NRG Electrical Inc., we provide comprehensive electrical system inspections to identify any potential safety risks and provide safe and efficient solutions.

We understand the importance of electrical safety and efficient energy management. Our team is dedicated to providing superior customer service and providing safe and reliable electrical solutions tailored to meet your specific needs, goals, and budget.

If you suspect that your Bay Area home may be equipped with a recalled or dangerous electrical panel, call NRG Electric Inc. at (408) 335-4665 or contact us online to request a same-day appointment with our technicians!

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