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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...
Looking for a festive way to decorate your yard this Halloween season? Try a cardboard tombstone! Supplies: Cardboard Scissors, exacto knife or box cutter Marker Tape or hot glue gun Optional: Spray Paint...
As part of our 13 days of Halloween, we wanted to show you guys how to make a spooky terrarium. It is an easy craft that is a lot of fun to make! You can also get real creative with your designs! What You Need A Glass Jar with a Lid A...
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...
Are you looking to retrofit your aging T12 Fluorescent fixtures to LED tubes?  This buyer guide will help you navigate through the endless options of available LED tubes on the market. Most new T8 LED tubes are designed to also work with T12 linear...
Choosing the right T8 LED tubes to replace your current Fluorescent tubes can be a bit confusing.  As you navigate through the web, you read about ballast compatible, direct wire, and hybrid LED tubes. To make things even more confusing, you have to...
Are you in a position to replace your old fluorescent tubes (LFL,) and you are not sure if T8 LED tube is the right solution for you? Our HomElectrical BrightIdeas team has put this guide together to help you navigate through the many options. Why...
If you’re looking to keep customers cozy in your restaurant during the winter then it may be a good idea to explore some electric commercial heaters. These electric heaters can help provide a warm welcome for your guest to enjoy their meal. If you’re a...
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...