A Guide of What to Consider When Choosing a Commercial Lighting Contractor

A Guide of What to Consider When Choosing a Commercial Lighting Contractor

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The importance of lighting in the workplace cannot be overstated. Lighting ergonomics can affect employee productivity, morale, and health. Studies show that improving workplace lighting is a great way to reduce the risk of workplace accidents.

Regardless of the nature of your business, hire a North Bay public works electrician. An expert commercial lighting contractor can install and maintain your lighting system to ensure its functionality throughout the year. Regular maintenance and prompt repairs can help you save money and avoid complications.

When looking for a commercial lighting contractor, you may meet many amateurs masquerading as subject matter experts. That is why, when making the important decision of choosing the commercial lighting contractor for your project, make sure you are asking the right questions, and looking for key indicators.

CORE Electrical Services, Inc. commercial lighting services for those across Sonoma County and beyond. Our team of experienced professionals have provided a guide of what to consider to help you choose the right lighting contractor for your project.




Before hiring a contractor, check their online and offline reputation. Talk to contractor references along with fellow business owners who have used their service in the past. Ask them about their experience working with the contractor.

To check the provider’s online reputation, do online research. Check out the contractor’s social media profiles to see what their customers are talking about them. Check the business at the BBB. Visit independent, third-party review sites to read customer reviews.


Certifications and Memberships


Check if the contractor you are considering is certified by a reputable industry body or is a member of an industry association. To become a certified contractor or a member of a reputable association, a lighting contractor must demonstrate their expertise.

Members are expected to keep up with industry trends. They must commit to lifelong learning and upgrade their skills and knowledge. When you hire a certified professional, you can rest assured that you will get your money’s worth.




Look for a contractor with a proven track record of managing lighting system installation, repair, and maintenance projects. A contractor with a deep understanding of lighting system issues gained through experience can tailor lighting solutions to meet their customers’ unique needs.

CORE Electrical Services, Inc. offers a wide range of electrical services. Our electrical technicians have years of experience managing complex lighting projects from start to finish. To make an appointment, call (707) 687-5083.