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Recessed or downlights have recently become increasingly popular mainly because of their sleek and stylish look. These lights are designed to appear as though they are a part of the ceiling rather than being attached to it. Downlights are perfect when...
Wago makes splicing stranded, fine stranded and solid stranded conductors for electrical installation easy with their splicing connectors. Once your wire is stripped to the appropriate length which can be found under the bottom of the connector you are...
There are a few things that need to be done prior to cashing in on Georgia Power's Commercial Energy Efficiency Program rebate. Here is a quick step-by-step to get you on your way to the savings.   Be a Georgia Power customer Pick...
You may have heard about the Energy Policy Act of 2005, also referred to as EPAct, and want to claim the tax deduction. Knowing how to do this can be confusing and overwhelming if you are not familiar with the process. The Energy Policy Act of...
On Fridays, the HomElectrical team likes to put our creativity and enthusiasm to good use and create something based on the past week’s theme. Since this week’s theme was recycling and we already posted a few cool ideas about reusing cardboard in...
Converting Post Lights with LED Corn Bulb It’s time to change those post lights you have draining energy and funds night after night. If you think there is no convenient way to convert your beautiful fixture from inefficient to energy efficient...
If you are looking to convert to the LED technology available for your high bays but aren’t quite interested in replacing all your existing fixtures with new fixtures then a retrofit kit can work to your advantage. This is the most efficient way to...
Don’t know what a corn bulb is? Check out this blog first and then come back. A good way to replace your current Metal Halide, High Pressure Sodium, and High Intensity Discharge bulbs is by retrofitting them with an LED corn bulb. Corn bulbs are...
If you’re looking to find out exactly how convert your inefficient high bay lights to LEDs then you more than likely are already aware of the many benefits LED lighting technology offers. Although converting your high bay lights to LEDs can be...
Shunted, or non-shunted; that is the question: Whether ‘tis Nobler in the mind to suffer. The sockets and wirings of outrageous fixture, or to take arms against a sea of electricity... OMG, I just want to know if my linear fixtures have the right...
Converting Lifespan Hours to Years With all of this talk about lighting technology and lifespan in the form of hours, there can be some confusion regarding just how much that can benefit you. In this blog we will focus on lifespan in hours, and how that...
How to Save Water This Summer Monitoring the use of water is quintessential for various reasons. This is especially true during summer, where water bans are enforced and droughts are present. The following tips will help you minimize the amount...
How to Save on Your AC Bill This Summer. Summer is here. The sun is out and the heat is rising. The best part about summer is being able to go outside and enjoy the (sometimes too) warm weather. The worst part of summer is when that (sometimes too...
How Do Wago Connectors Work? The Wago Connectors were designed to make the splicing process easier without needing tools. The Wago clamp technology makes for faster installation and eliminates maintenance. These all use clamps to terminate fine...
Earth Day is near and everyone is reminded of how important it is to take better care of the environment. Don’t let the idea overwhelm you. There are many ways to go green without hurting your pocket or inconveniencing yourself. In light of Earth Day, we...