Category Archives: Electrical

Spotlight: QuietCool Whole House Fans

Whole house fans make for an efficient and reliable method of cooling a property. For many homeowners, they can be used as an energy-efficient alternative to air conditioning. Unfortunately, you may have noticed that the majority of whole house fans … Continue reading

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5 Signs It’s Time to Upgrade Your Electrical Panel

That gray or white electrical panel in your house may not seem like much, but it’s actually one of the most crucial aspects of your home — responsible for delivering convenience and comfort in the form of electricity. This device … Continue reading

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Should I Shut Off My Circuit Breaker When I Go On Vacation?

Before you jet off on a vacation, there’s plenty to do to get yourself – and your home – ready for a trip. Aside from packing your suitcase, you probably plan on running a few errands, picking up your mail, … Continue reading

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How the Average Monthly Electric Bill Varies Across the United States

Electricity impacts how we work, play, eat, and sleep. Almost every part of your life is powered electrically — and as with all good things, that power doesn’t come free. The cost of electricity varies depending on where you live … Continue reading

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How Much Money Can You Save With Energy Efficient Lighting?

Did you know: you can save more on electricity bills than you’ve probably estimated by switching over to energy saving light bulbs. And the best news: switching is easier and less expensive than you think. In most American homes, lighting … Continue reading

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How Do Whole House Fans Work?

The warm weather found in Southern California can be particularly draining on the wallet. The high temperatures that can happen at any time of the year means that air conditioning can be a year round endeavour. Comfort sometimes requires lots … Continue reading

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How To Make Energy Efficient Lighting Choices

Changes in lighting material standards have motivated manufacturers to create more energy efficient options for consumers. Recent technological advances give consumers more options to use when choosing lighting materials. The main options for lighting materials are LED, CFL, and halogen/incandescent … Continue reading

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Do You Need To Update Your Electrical Panel?

An electrical panel, also known as a breaker panel, controls where electricity flows into your home from outside, determining how much power is distributed and maintained throughout. They protect you from the dangerously high levels of electricity that could be … Continue reading

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Why Solar? Explaining the California Solar Initiative

As we continue our time on this planet, sustainable energy becomes more critical in the effort to protect the health of the Earth. California has worked hard in recent years to change the way the state generates and uses energy. … Continue reading

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Smart Technology Trends for Your Home

It’s safe to say that in the past few years, many of us have noticed an increased prevalence of technology in our lives – from smart phones and apps, to advances in electric vehicles and solar power. At times it … Continue reading

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