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Three-Phase Panel Installation Services in Columbia

Three-Phase Panel Installation Services in Columbia tristar electric

If you need a three-phase panel installation in Columbia, contact TriStar Electric!

How do commercial buildings control their electricity? The main panel is the control center that brings electricity into the building to power fixtures and machines in every room. In some cases, buildings use sub-panels to control electrical flow further. TriStar Electric has the knowledge, training, and experience to install three-phase panels in your office, warehouse, or other commercial facilities. If you need a three-phase panel installation in Columbia, contact TriStar Electric!

What Is a Three-Phase Panel?

Three-phase main panels use three-phase electricity to power different electric machines and devices. Three-phase power uses three paths of alternating current (AC) to create a strong, consistent current. This power runs through the main panel if applicable to power three-phase equipment. Electricity comes from an electrical power plant to the commercial building. The current runs through a step-down transformer to match the building’s voltage, through a meter, and then into the main panel.


In the main panel, three main bus bars are flanked by a connected ground bus bar and a neutral bus bar. Above these bars is the main circuit breaker, which can cut off electricity from flowing into the entire building. A neutral wire connects to the neutral bus bar, leading electricity back out of the building. Attached to the main bus bars are circuit breakers that control the electrical flow to different circuits in the building. As more appliances connect to each circuit, the current will increase. The circuit breaker will automatically shut off the power if the current goes beyond the maximum.

Our Three Phase Panel Installation Services

Dealing with electricity is a task best left to a professional electrician. Touching the wrong piece of metal or wire at the wrong time could lead to electrocution and death. Leave it to the electricians at TriStar to perform panel installation services in Maryland and Washington, D.C. We can also install meters and submeters to help you gain the most energy efficiency and lower energy costs.

Meter & Submeter Installation Services

A meter between the nearest transformer and the main panel will read how much electricity the building uses, allowing electrical companies to know how much to charge. This usage has its measurement in watts. Submeters can allow subsections of commercial buildings to read electrical use in further detail. For example, apartment buildings often install submeters in individual apartments so the renter can pay their bill for the electricity they use in their unit.


TriStar Electric installs meters and submeters. We specialize in installing E-mon D-mon meters, which are renowned for their quality. If you have any questions, feel free to contact us!

Call TriStar Electric for Three-Phase Panel Installation Services!

TriStar Electric is a licensed and insured warehouse electrical company with decades of experience in Maryland. We look forward to hearing from you about your warehouse electrical needs, including Three-Phase Panel Installation. Contact us now at 410-799-5791 or 301-384-8880 or to discuss your electrical needs.

We proudly provide our services to Silver Spring and many areas throughout Maryland and southern PA, northern VA, and DC. Call us today for a free consultation or to ask any questions!  You can also follow TriStar Electric on Facebook, Twitter, Google+, LinkedIn, Pinterest, and YouTube!

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