Archive for February, 2018
Roadway lighting is something we all depend on, and likely take for granted. In fact, we take a lot of lighting for granted, from the halogen bulb in your bedside lamp to the LED parking garage lighting downstairs. In fact, we use an incredible amount of lighting. In a lot of areas, laws require that parking garage lighting be activated for 24 hours a day. And the lighting is responsible for 22% of all the electricity generated in the whole United States. Of all the lighting we depend upon, roadway lighting is some of the
Are you a home or business owner who understands the risks that power outages cause to your family or organization? If so, you are not alone. Thousands of people just like you are purchasing items like standby generators for just that reason. The fact is, you never know when you will lose power, and if it happens you don’t want your loved ones or employees to be in any sort of danger. Below are just three of the biggest reasons that you should be looking into generator installation:
Grid Outages - Did you know that from January to June, 2014 there were 130 reported grid outages? That is over twenty per month! The cause of these grid outages can vary from waning infrastructure to trees and animals on power lines and near transformers. If you live in an area of the country that
Everyone would love to lower their energy bills. Our heating and cooling systems are one of the biggest items on those bills, so keeping those systems maintained well so they work at peak efficiency is a key to keeping those bills under control. Heating is especially expensive; and especially key. From high-tech thermostats to furnace maintenance, here are three tips to help you minimize your heating costs this winter:
Start out With the Right Furnace and ThermostatIf you?ve got an energy effic
Residential electrical systems. It sounds like something out of a movie, like “Honey, I Shrunk the Kids.” In that movie, the lead actor messes with electricity to shrink his kids. It leads to a horrible situation, where the kids must fend for themselves. Against rodents. Against toys. Against pets.
Residential electrical means more than that, however. Residential electrical refers to the system of wires and electricity that runs through a home. This electricity feeds the lighting system. It makes the stove top and over work. It makes that handy microwave heat food.
And the residential electrical system makes another thing continue humming. Because without it, a person would be