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How to Assess your Tennis Court Lighting System? Achieve greater lighting levels by using lower wattage LED bulbs. If you’re looking to upgrade your court’s existing lighting system, it is important to understand how your current lighting design...
A good day for an electrician is not ending up like one of those cartoon characters who touched a live wire and gets fried To make sure this never happens, take note of some precautions and electrical safety tips for when you are installing a wire...
[Source] Benefits of Wago Compact Splicing Wire Connectors For any commercial or domestic applications, there are always risks when it comes to wiring. It’s just like our parents used to say when we would touch something on the floor: “You don’t...
Repairing a Damaged Electrical Wire Connection Did you know that wires are one of the most easily damaged pieces of equipment that you can use? They can be pinched, frayed, or broken. Too much pressure or bending in a sharp direction can cause it to...
Dimmers are becoming more essential for every home. The main reason for this is that they are much more flexible when it comes to what type of lighting or ambience you are wanting. Because of their ability to dim, which requires less wattage, they can...
You bought your new LED light fixture but now you find yourself staring at a long list of LED lights our website. If you have no idea how an what an LED Par16 bulb is, or even how it is used, pay attention.  At HomElectrical we take LED lighting...
  Ductless heating and cooling systems, also referred to as a ductless heat pump or ductless mini split system, are easily installed into primary HVAC systems for electrically heated homes. Not only do these heating and cooling systems evenly...
Light bulbs are differentiated by their physical shape, size, and their bulb socket type or base. Just like it says in the name, LED Edison bulbs have Edison bases. Each bulb type has a respective bulb socket type, primally candelabra (E12) or medium (...
What are LED Filament Bulb’s Color Temperature? LED filament bulbs, also known as Edison bulbs, offer a wide variety of warm color temperatures ranging from 1800K-3000K. Much like a candlelight, these light bulbs provide a soft glow to any space....
How Bright are Edison Bulbs? In the industry, we often refer to lumens when discussing light bulbs, but this wasn’t always the case! I remember a time when we would classify a bulb’s brightness by the wattage itself. Oh, how times have changed and for...
Understanding Circuit Breakers  Circuit breakers in your electrical panel are considered "Safety buffers." Their job is to disconnect from power when they detect the passing current exceeds its amperage. When you don't measure your circuit breaker'...
If you have ever turned your microwave on and the whole kitchen goes dark, more than likely your circuit breaker tripped. While there are many reasons that may cause a circuit breaker to trip, it’s never caused by a simple nuisance trip. A circuit...
A Metal halide (MH) lamp is an electrical lamp or bulb that produces light by creating an electric arc, combining a gaseous mixture of vaporized mercury and various metal compounds (Bromine or Iodine). A type of High-Intensity Discharge (HID) lamp (1),...
The beam spread of your selected light fixtures should maximize the amount of light that spreads across the court. We recommend choosing light fixtures with a wide enough beam angle so the light can overlap without creating any dark shadows. When...
Designing a functional lighting system for your tennis court is very important. Not only does great lighting extend playing time, but it can attract more players and coaches, which ultimately increases revenue for the courts. Many lighting designers...
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EDM music and LED Light festivals are in full swing.  So here are the top five truth or fiction: Summer Music festival edition, courtesy of HomElectrical.  I hope you know how to dance!    Do you Hardstyle? You’re in Belgium....
How Does GM Spearhead the 3D Printing Movement? In the race to create a completely all-electric and zero emissions future, General Motors has raised the stakes and are all in. In May of 2018, he American automobile manufacturer entrusted the...
A POWERFUL NEW CONCEPT If you're anything like me you would happily swap the city lights for the northern lights.  Don't get me wrong, I love a good sunset draped against a beautiful city skyline every now and then, but sometimes we just need to...