How Architects Work With Electricians and Contractors on Your Project

How Architects Work With Electricians and Contractors on Your Project

How Architects Work With Electricians and Contractors on Your Project

As with all great teams, communication is critical to the success of every project Kemp Electric undertakes.

An architect use a set of working drawings, rendering, or plans to designed and make the necessary instructions available for our licensed and skilled electricians to build the structure illustrated within the plans.

Every detail is covered and made easy to find and understand at a glance.

The items drawn commonly include:

  • Sizes of conduit
  • Quantity of sockets
  • Location of materials required
  • Major and minor construction features
  • And, more!

How The Electrician Uses An Architects Blueprints

Kemp Electric’s  electricians do to main things with an architects renderings.

  1.  They convert the two-dimensional plans into an actual electrical installation.
  2. They visualize the many different views of the plans and coordinate them into a three-dimensional picture.

While the ability to visualize an accurate 3D picture requires a thorough knowledge of blueprint reading, thanks for advancements in software technology, this process has gotten easier over time.

Furthermore, since all of the skilled trades use a common set of plans, our electricians are able to interpret the lines and symbols which refer to the electrical installation, as well as, those used by other contractors working on your project.

The latter is very important for safety reasons.

The Kemp Electric team needs to understand the structural make-up of the building and known what construction materials are being used to ensure the proper electrical components and voltage outputs are used.

Working With The Non-Electrical Contractors On Your Project Team

While these details help Kemp Electricians perform their jobs better, faster, and with accuracy, the drawings are also used by the other skilled construction craft professionals working on your project.

Some of the folks that benefit most from the rendering are:

These construction specialist typically are involved with the drawings before the actual work starts.


1 Comment

Electrical Symbols – Kemp Electric

March 27, 2017 at 10:21 am

[…] we will look at how electrical symbols are used on an architectural plan to highlight both the location and style of electrical tool / device needed to safely complete […]

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