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Tennis Court Lighting: How to Assess your Current Lighting Design
Tennis Court Lighting: How to Assess your Current Lighting Design
Posted by shakir_williams on July 9, 2018
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 measures up to American Sports Builders Association (ASBA) standards. Ideal tennis court lighting needs uniform light that is evenly distributed among various points on the court. For different levels of play, the standard of lighting is determined by...
How to Make a Safe Wire Connection
How to Make a Safe Wire Connection
Posted by will_owen on April 19, 2018
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 connector.                            Tip #1 The first thing that you want to do before you begin making a wire connection is to make sure that you have turned off the circuit...
Benefits of Wago Compact Splicing Wire Connectors
Benefits of Wago Compact Splicing Wire Connectors
Posted by will_owen on April 5, 2018
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 know where that’s been!” The same can be said about the wiring. You may know how old the house is, but you probably won’t know who has been messing with what wires. ‘What he can do I can do better, right?’ The one thing that we can say for sure is that, with...
How to Repair a Broken Connection with Wire Lugs
How to Repair a Broken Connection with Wire Lugs
Posted by will_owen on February 15, 2018
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 stop working. This can happen more than you think with power tools, lighting, and more. But instead of having you buy new wires, in this blog, we are going to show you ways in which you can restore a broken connection with a wire lug or wire...
Installing a New Dimmer Switch
Installing a New Dimmer Switch
Posted by will_owen on November 14, 2017
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 ultimately save you more money by using less electricity, requiring less maintenance, and lowering your utility bill. So how do I go about installing my new dimmer? *Note* If you are uncertain about anything during this process you should call a...
13 Days of Halloween: DIY LED Lanterns
13 Days of Halloween: DIY LED Lanterns
Posted by shakir_williams on October 31, 2017
Today marks the last day in our 13 days of Halloween series, and do we have a treat for you! These DIY jack-o-lanterns can turn your trash into treasure in a few simple steps. Our team worked very hard putting these together, so without further ado, let’s get started! What you will need: Let’s Get Started! Clean It! Clean out all the juice, or bleach, or milk from the containers you wish to use. Get Creative! Design your Jack-O-Lantern however you like. Using the sharpie,...
Retrofit Post Light to LED
Retrofit Post Light to LED
Posted by falyn_eaden on May 5, 2017
Retrofit Post Light to LED Retrofitting your current post light fixtures is a great way to reduce your maintenance and energy cost. Metal halides and other high-pressure sodium fixtures offer light that we are used to but the cost of operation just isn’t economically friendly. So, why settle? Retrofitting your post light fixtures to LEDs offer you the best of both worlds. Same color. Same lumens. Better efficiency. Better economically. So...
How to Install a LED Downlight.
How to Install a LED Downlight.
Posted by falyn_eaden on February 20, 2017
How to Install a LED Downlight 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 trying to illuminate a room with particularly low ceilings because they provide plenty of light without becoming an obstacle for those taller by nature. In...
How to Use Wago Connectors?
How to Use Wago Connectors?
Posted by falyn_eaden on May 4, 2016
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 good to go. The Wago 221 Series Lever-Nuts can connect solid, stranded, and flexible copper wires. The wire typically needs to be stripped 11 millimeters. But it is always important to double check on the side of your wago...
How to Get The Georgia Power Lighting Rebate
How to Get The Georgia Power Lighting Rebate
Posted by falyn_eaden on March 18, 2016
If you work in the construction industry, there are several tax incentives you could be eligible for. 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 your improvement Visit our Georgia Power Lighting Rebate blog for improvement options. Install your...

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