Electrical Load Monitoring FAQ’s


For those businesses and industries that haven’t had an electrical load monitoring service carried out before, it can be a difficult electrical service to understand. Many companies opt not to conduct ELM as it isn’t a legal requirement like other forms of testing such as an EICR, but this doesn’t mean that it cannot benefit a business. Our electrical load monitoring team in Manchester have put together a list of our most frequently asked questions, to help you decide whether or not it is right for you.

What is Electrical Load Monitoring?

Electrical load monitoring is a process whereby our contractors in Manchester use specialist equipment to monitor the flow of electricity through a premises and to components and equipment over a set period time. We then use the data gathered to compile a comprehensive report that details our findings.

Why Might My Company Need It?

Our electrical load monitoring team in Manchester conduct this service for a variety of reasons. Businesses who want to closely monitor their energy usage, use this service to ensure that electricity is flowing as it should, isn’t being wasted and to identify their high consumers. Other businesses have employed our services when they are expanding their premises or adding large machinery to their arsenal.

How Much Does It Cost?

Like all of our services, our electrical load monitoring is unique to each business and we compile a cost based on the size of the installation to be tested, the number of electrical installations to monitor and the length of time needed to be surveyed.

Can It Identify Problems?

Although electrical load monitoring is not designed to identify issues in electrical installation, it can as a by-product see where there are surges or high consumers that could indicate a fault. If you are specifically looking for a service that identifies problems, we can also offer Electrical Installation Conditioning Reports.

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