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Home Energy and Self Sufficiency

There are many reasons why some consumers prioritize partial or complete independence of the electrical grid. For some people, it is a way to take pride in their independence. For others, it is a statement about producing greener energy. And just as there are a wide range of different reasons for opting for some form

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Posted On Jan 12, 2018

Staying Warm for Winter?

  According to CDC statistics, thousands of people die each year from weather related factors. The majority of these die due to cold related ailments, such as hypothermia. Weather related dangers can be particularly dangerous for the elderly. Physical decline can mean that in the case of an emergency, the elderly have little recourse. If

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Posted On Dec 12, 2017

Future Proofing your Electrical System

Some of the greatest costs incurred when upgrading, repairing, and replacing parts of an electrical system are incurred because much of the electrical system is difficult to access. Full overhauls of an electrical system often require things like opening up walls and re-installing major electrical components. Generally speaking, expensive electrical upgrades are needed for two reasons.

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Posted On Dec 11, 2017

Can Static Electricity Harm Electronics?

There is a bit of a disconnect in the minds of many people between static electricity, and the electrical power that we run our lives with. Are they the same thing? Or is static electricity, like the funny “bone”, simply a misnomer. First, static electricity is electricity. Sort of. Electricity simply refers to the flow

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Posted On Nov 25, 2017

10 Things You Should Know about LEDs

One of the most useful technological advancements we have made in the last century is the invention and development of LED lighting systems. Since their first creation, vast improvements have been made in the technology, and they often offer huge advantages over more traditional forms of lighting. It is very likely that LEDs will continue

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Posted On Nov 18, 2017

History of The Electrical Code

  The National Electric Code (NEC) of the United States is the standard by which determinations are made about the safety of electrical systems and installations. In its current incarnation, it is an incredibly detailed and technical set of requirements that lay out different expectations. However, it is not a national law. So why is

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Posted On Nov 11, 2017

5 Ways to Save Money on Your Electrical System

  Whether you are looking to upgrade an electrical system, install a new one, or repair a broken one, making sure you get the best value for your money will likely be a concern. Our qualified and licensed electricians have learned a thing or two, and I will be using this article to share with

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Posted On Nov 06, 2017

Electric Cars

The proliferation of electric cars and rechargeable technology in recent years has led to massive public interest in electrical cars and the associated systems. Electrical vehicles are a topic of public interest because of how dependent Americans are on their vehicles, and by extension, oil. Since the advent of the automobile age, the dominant power

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Posted On Oct 28, 2017

The History of Power in the United States

In the 21st century, power is one of the most important resources available to us. Modern life is largely reliant on a myriad of devices and machines which make our lives easier and more productive. From our computers, to our lights, to our cars, our communication, our news, and our military, nearly every part of

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Posted On Oct 23, 2017

Electrical Safety Checklist

For many homeowners and employers, their electrical system operates as a sort of black box. As long as things are working properly, they have a set of inputs, a set of expected outputs, and don’t know a whole lot about what is going on inside. This can be for good reason. Electrical systems can be

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Posted On Oct 16, 2017