There might not seem like very many difference between the two, but there are some major ones to look out for. When you are working as a commercial electricians there are many more rules and regulations that you have to follow due to OSHA and other organizations that they need to comply to. Even the phases of power are different. Commercial building require much more power, which means there will need to be more legs for the voltage.
- The type of wiring used is different between residential and commercial electricians.
- There are more licensing you have to do if you are in the commercial electrician business
- Usually the quality of commercial electricians will be better due to the regulations needed.
“The first and foremost difference between commercial and residential electrical installation is the type of wiring used for the particular building.”