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Posted by falyn_eaden on September 8, 2016
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 applies to your application. Once you begin to understand the terminology and units of measure, it will be that much easier to make the right decision for your project. Below are two tables that express how long a lightbulb with a particular...
Posted by falyn_eaden on June 27, 2016
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 of waste water you produce and effectively decrease your water bill. Obvious Solutions Make sure the water is all the way off when finished. Make sure you don't have water leakage (sinks, pipes...
Posted by falyn_eaden on June 23, 2016
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) warm weather doesn’t stop at the front door and finds its way into your home. Here are a few ways to keep the heat at bay, and save on your A/C bill. 1. Programmable Thermostat Programmable Thermostats are a great...
Posted by falyn_eaden on May 4, 2016
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 stranded and solid stranded conductors. Once the wire is inserted into the connector the Wago clamp secures the conductor and encloses its insulation. This ensures that the conductor does not come into contact with any live parts increasing safety...
Posted by falyn_eaden on April 12, 2016
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 have put together a list of 22 quick and easy tips for going green. 1. Educate Yourself 12. Plant a Tree 2. Educate Others 13. Write on Both Sides of Paper...
Posted by falyn_eaden on March 18, 2016
The Energy Policy Act of 2005 was passed on July 29, 2005 and signed into law by President George W. Bush on August 8, 2005. The bill was an attempt to oppose the increasing energy problems and inefficiencies. The bill had a relatively slow starts but has come of age in the recent years. Below are common questions and concerns regarding the EPAct. Here’s what you need to know.  What is the EPAct? The Energy Policy Act of 2005 is a bill passed to create tax deductions for energy efficient...
Posted by falyn_eaden on March 10, 2016
Georgia Power is now offering lighting rebates through their Commercial Energy Efficiency Program. This rebate was created to counteract the startup cost of improving a building’s energy efficiency. Up to 40% of your annual electricity cost can be caused by inefficient lighting. Replacing inefficient equipment with LED lighting has already been proven to reduce your energy consumption up to 80%. With that being said, there are plenty of savings to be had. You can now reap the benefits of LED...
Posted by falyn_eaden on March 4, 2016
Spring is nearly upon us and gardening talks have begun. The key to having a successful garden is being ahead of the curve by pre-planning. In fact, it can keep a few dollars in your pocket. Here are some unique hacks that can help you maintain a healthy garden simply.  Hack #1: Use newspaper and cardboard to smother weeds. Hack #2: Use Vinegar, dish soap, and salt as a DIY weed killer. Hack #3: Use coffee grounds and citrus peels as natural insect repellant and fertilizer. Hack #4:...
Posted by Anonymous on November 4, 2015
Raking leaves can be a complicated task depending on what kind of yard you have and how the types of trees that are in your yard. Here are some easy tips to keep your yard looking great this autumn. At HomElectrical Electric Supply you can purchase wide A-frame rakes which make raking leaves around your home a lot easier. The wide design allows for more leaves per stroke, which will ultimately conserve your energy. Instead of raking your leaves into a pile and then taking extra effort to load...
Posted by Anonymous on November 4, 2015
When you’re thinking about using an electric heater, or any appliance for that matter, it’s important to know exactly how much electricity your circuit breakers can handle before you make a purchase. You don’t want to deal with the hassles of continuously tripping your circuit breakers, or worse. A Little About Circuit Breakers Electricity emerges from your local power plant, travels through the power lines along the side of the road, and eventually into your home. Circuit breakers are...

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