2023 Celebrating 2 years of no lost time accidents

August 14,2023 – Benfield Electric continues a safety streak by celebrating 2 years of no lost time accidents. Safety director, Mike Anderson says: “Safety is one of our core values at Benfield Electric and all employees should be proud of this accomplishment! This just shows that our employees truly believe in our safety culture and … Continued

Does your electric panel need an upgrade? 

Your home’s electrical panel connects the external wires to your home’s electrical system. Where once a standard home needed only 50 amps to provide enough power, most modern homes now require 200 amps or more. Typically, good for at least 25 years, your electrical panel may no longer be equipped to keep up with the … Continued

5 reasons to upgrade to LED lighting

Light emitting diode (LED) bulbs have become the go to for many homeowners and contractors. As the superstar of the lighting world, they not only offer a wider range of versatility, but will save you time and money. Below are some of the reasons to make the switch.  1. LED lighting can transform your home!  … Continued

2022 ABC Platinum Award Announcement

Aberdeen, MD (August 11, 2022) Benfield Electric is thrilled to be awarded Platinum level in Associated Builders and Contractors STEP Safety Management System.

In Loving Memory of Patty Benfield

It with great sadness that we share the passing of our beloved Patty Benfield, a founding member of our company, and loving mother to our owner, Greg Benfield. We are deeply saddened by the loss of such an influential member of our family here at Benfield Electric. Patricia will be remembered not only for her … Continued

The Power of Panel Inspections

Attention ALL homeowners – do you know what a panel inspection is and why it’s important for the safety of your home? A panel inspection most likely isn’t the first thing that comes to mind when you’re buying, maintaining or selling your house, but it should be! An electrical panel, also known as a panelboard … Continued

Love Your Space Heater, but Don’t Get Burned

LOVE YOUR SPACE HEATER, BUT DON’T GET BURNED If you’re like many people, you really, really love your space heater and electric blanket that keep you nice and toasty, even in the deep chill of winter. But each of these devices comes with serious risk, especially if not used exactly to manufacturer’s specifications. Read on … Continued

Deck the Halls in 8 (Safe) Steps

Deck the Halls in 8 (Safe) Steps Perhaps no one is better known for his commitment to excessive holiday decorating than Clark Griswold of National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation fame. Two of the movie’s laugh-out-loud scenes include the Christmas tree going up in flames after Uncle Louis lights a cigar and Aunt Bethany’s cat being incinerated … Continued


Benfield Electric Sponsors New Workforce Development Program in Harford County

ABERDEEN, Md. (December 7, 2017)— Benfield Electric announced today it will sponsor Aspire, a new workforce development program from the Harford County nonprofit, Linking All So Others Succeed (LASOS, Inc.). The Aspire program is designed to assist at-risk youth in Harford County through an alternative high school education experience and internship placement for individuals age … Continued

Should You Invest in a Generator?

Answer These Five Questions to See if You Need a Standby Generator With the cost of quality, standby home generators starting around $7,500, purchasing one represents a serious investment for most homeowners. That’s probably why only a small percentage of homes have one in place. Yet when the lights go out, as they’ve done all … Continued