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Posted by falyn_eaden on October 19, 2016
What is a LED Corn Bulb? The LED Corn Bulb got its name because of its resemblance to an ear of corn. However, instead of corn kernels, the corn bulb is usually covered with individual led lights. These bulbs can be used for multiple applications and are available with a few different screw bases. These bases are as follows: Why should I use LED corn bulbs? The LED corn bulb offers more energy efficiency for lower replacement and maintenance costs. The driver...
Posted by falyn_eaden on October 17, 2016
The Problem In 2015, structure fires were responsible for 78% of all deaths due to fire. There were: 501,500 structure fires reported in total 2,685 civilians were killed 13,000 people injured $10.3 billion in property damages If that isn't alarming enough (no pun intended) of all the home fires reported, smoke detectors only sounded in half of them. So at least half of those who died, never even got the opportunity to escape. When smoke alarms fail to sound it is usually one of...
Posted by falyn_eaden on August 9, 2016
Outdoor Projects for Safety and Efficiency Summer may be coming to an end soon, but there is still plenty of time to knock out some lighting projects that will benefit you throughout the year. All of the following products can increase safety, efficiency, and security. Many of which can also be used in conjunction with each other. For instance, a motion sensing, flood light. Motion Sensor Lighting Motion sensor lighting is a perfect option for outdoor and indoor...
Posted by falyn_eaden on July 18, 2016
Which Commercial Refrigerator Do I Need? HomElectrical offers plenty of refrigerator options for your commercial application. Finding the right refrigerator for your company can be difficult if you aren’t aware of the difference between your options. Below are quick descriptions of the types of refrigerators we offer. Undercounter An Under Counter refrigerator is a fridge designed to fit easily under counters. They are ideal where space is...
Posted by falyn_eaden on July 18, 2016
Which Refrigerator Door should I use? Selecting the right doors for your commercial refrigerator is more important than you may initially think. The location and use of the fridge all have an impact on what type of doors you should invest in. Are you working in a tight space versus a spacious area? Is your fridge going to be in a low traffic or high traffic area? Be sure to pick your doors accordingly. Below are a few more things to consider regarding your options...
Posted by falyn_eaden on July 18, 2016
What is a Refrigerator Compressor? The refrigerator compressor is one of the four main components that makes the refrigerator work. The compressor’s job is to compress and control the flow of refrigerant. The compressor receives low pressure gas from the evaporator and converts it into high pressure gas. As the gas is compressed and the pressure increase, the temperature increases. Refrigerators can have compressors mounted onto the top or the bottom. Top-mounted compressors are...
Posted by falyn_eaden on June 17, 2016
Tools That Make Great Father's Day Gifts Father’s Day is upon us and you may be wondering what to get Dad this year. Sure you can go for the #1 Dad mug or tie but nothing screams “last minute” more than those gifts in particular. The best gifts are those that are going to be used on a regular basis, and those that can be used over a long period of time. Getting your dad a few tools for Father’s Day is literally a gift that keeps on giving. Here lies a list of tools every dad should have in...
Posted by falyn_eaden on June 3, 2016
When to Use AFCI vs GFCI AFCIs and GFCIs are both NEC requirements to increase the safety and reduce the risk of injury within buildings. These fault circuit interrupters achieve this goal in very different ways. Knowing their purpose is vital for keeping people safe. AFCI Arc Fault Circuit Interrupters An AFCI is a type of outlet that prevents fires caused by arcing faults. An arc fault occurs when power is emitted between two conductors and turns...
Posted by falyn_eaden on May 27, 2016
Which GFCI Do I Use and Where? So you have made the decision to get rid of your outdated duplex receptacles and are ready to install some new GFCIs. But which one do you need and where do you install them? Deciding between Tamper Resistant and Weather Resistant interrupters can be tough if you aren’t informed about GFCIs and the NEC code requirements. 15 Amp Duplex Receptacle Formerly known as the standard electrical outlet in American homes. These...
Posted by falyn_eaden on May 4, 2016
Wago offers countless amounts of connectors for splicing conductors together. Wago connectors can be maintenance free and make it simple to replace terminal strips, and junction boxes while keeping them hidden. Wago also offer their connectors in a number of different sizes for different applications. Whether you are using fine strand, solid strand, or micro sized, there is a Wago connector for you. Other connectors that need maintenance or are assembled incorrectly can cause shocks,...

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