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When You Need To Bring Your Home Up to Code- Atlanta Electrical Safety

  For many homeowners, the electrical code (and building codes in general) are something of an enigma. Many people have a general understanding of the fact that there are sets of standards for building and renovating properties, but may not be certain about when the codes need to be followed, what happens when a building

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Posted On Aug 06, 2018

Reliability and Redundancy for Commercial Electrical System

For homeowners, their electrical system is mostly a luxury. Aside from temperature extremes, a short term power outage will not likely cause any serious problems. However, for business owners, interruptions to their electrical power supply could lead to serious problems. Depending on your margins and how much of the business relies on electricity, electrical interruptions

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Posted On Jul 30, 2018

Municipal Lighting Improvements: Lessons to Improve your Home

Unfortunately, local governments are not often known for making great decisions when it comes to financing improvements. However, the sheer number of different cities, towns, and other areas mean that the sample size for data gathering is immense. Combined with the fact that most pieces of information are available to the public, you can quickly

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Posted On Jul 30, 2018

Interior Lighting

Interior lighting is one of the most difficult yet underrated challenges of modern living. To those without experience, it can seem deceptively simple. However, the sheer amount of choices with consequences to be made mean that you may need to put considerable thought into ensuring that your home lighting not only fits your needs, but

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Posted On Jul 23, 2018

Protecting Your Home Electrical Devices

Electricians don’t typically build consumer electrical devices. Things like computers, HVAC systems, and household appliances are typically built by highly specialized engineers who work with that particular system. However, as they all run on electrical power and operate while connected to your home electrical system, we have certainly seen various ways in which they are

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Posted On Jul 20, 2018

Beat the Heat

With the heat of summer bearing down on us, there is no better time to go out of your way to make sure that you are ready to not just survive but live comfortably through the season. Your home likely has a number of different design features which are meant to give you the ability

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Posted On Jul 16, 2018

Should You Get an Electric Car Hookup?

With electric vehicles becoming more and more popular, electrical charging stations are becoming hotter commodities for property owners. However, there are things to remember when deciding whether or not it will be cost effective to install one on your property. Level 1 Chargers If you own an electric vehicle, the bare minimum required home charging

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Posted On Jul 09, 2018

Electrical Problems in your Rental?

Electrical problems can be difficult enough when we are dealing with them in our own homes. However, we have the benefit of being able to approach problems patiently and can find solutions while considering only what is important to us. However, if you are having electrical problems in a rental property there can be a

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Posted On Jun 29, 2018

Top 13 Electrical Facts

There are a lot of things about electricity that most people don’t know. Despite the fact that we use it in nearly every part of our modern lives, electricity is kind of a mystery for many people. Now, I wont be able to give you the complicated physics courses necessary to start to understand exactly

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Posted On Jun 25, 2018

Corporate Lighting for Productivity

  Creating an environment where employees are happier and more productive can be difficult. Behaviors can be complex, and different perks can resonate differently depending on the personality of the employee. Additionally, wasting time and money as a manager or employer can end up offsetting any potential gains. However, there are some basic things that

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Posted On Jun 18, 2018