7 Benefits of Commercial Energy Audits

Two Electricians Wearing Safety Jackets Auditing Air Conditioning Unit On Building Rooftop

There are almost 6 million commercial buildings scattered throughout the country. They account for about 35% of the energy used in the U.S. each year. These buildings are also responsible for generating more than 825 million metric tons of carbon dioxide emissions — about 16% of the entire country’s annual carbon dioxide emissions. With these statistics in mind,…

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How to Prepare for a Power Outage

Woman complaining during a power outage sitting on a couch in the living room at home

Being a responsible homeowner isn’t always easy. After all, home maintenance is a never-ending task. This is especially true when it comes to preparing your home for emergency situations. For example, do you know what to do in the event of a residential power outage? If not, you’ve come to the right place. Here we…

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EV Tax Credits & More: Your Guide to the Inflation Reduction Act

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Since 1970, CO2 emissions have increased by about 90% – it’s time to start taking steps to decrease our pollution and care better for our planet. The government has stepped up to encourage homeowners and businesses to lower their carbon footprint by introducing The Inflation Reduction Act. With it comes a myriad of energy efficiency tax credits!…

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7 Tips for Power Strips

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There’s no denying that Americans love their electrical devices. In fact, all of likely depend on electricity to maintain our quality of life. This includes the need to provide power to major home appliances, our heating/cooling system, and mobile devices, to name just a few. This burden leads many people to depend on extension cords and power…

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Why Do Circuit Breakers Trip?

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Faulty circuit breakers can lead to major electrical faults that can end up costing you even more in damages. Circuit breakers in homes act as the control center to protect your home’s electrical work from damage. These electrical safety devices come in different sizes and are essential to help reduce the risk of electrical fires. Due to…

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6 Tips For Choosing Interior LED Lights

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Making the switch to LED lights is a no-brainer in 2022. The expectation, according to the Department of Energy, is that most of the light installations in the US will be LED by 2035. There’s no better time to bite the bullet and embrace LEDs with open arms, but it’s important to learn everything you can about…

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Everyday Electrical Troubleshooting Tips

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Did you know that just one overloaded circuit can cause a complete power outage? While electrical problems are part and parcel of home ownership, electrical troubleshooting can help prevent faults and limit damage. Catching issues early can also save you money on repair costs. While some of these common electrical issues can be troubleshot quickly, there…

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Preparing Your Home for Rewiring Work

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Did you know that faulty wiring is the leading cause of electrical fires?  Faulty wiring can be annoying, frustrating, and even dangerous. This is why it’s so important to have these issues looked at by a professional as soon as possible. If you think you may need rewiring, there are a few things you should do…

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EV Charging at Home – How to Get Started

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Did you know that any new car registered in Washington state will have to be electric starting in 2030? Signed into law early in 2022, the Clean Cars 2030 measure sets a clear target for the future of cars and transportation in the state. This should be a clear signal for all of us to start transitioning…

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A Guide for Home Holiday Safety in 2021

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The Gay family set the Guinness World Record for “Most Lights on a Residential Property” in 2014. They placed 601,736 lights set to over 200 songs around their home to create a light show for the ages.     Every year, thousands of communities decorate their neighborhoods to help get the town in the holiday spirit. Unfortunately, it isn’t…

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