How to Use Solar Panels, Even If Your Home Is Not Ideally Placed


There's been so much talk about alternative energy sources in recent months that you may want to get a slice of the action yourself. You'd love to install solar panels on your roof, for example, but you don't think that you can, as the house is in the "wrong" position. Many people find themselves in a similar position to you, but they make be coming to an incorrect conclusion as it is, indeed, possible to take advantage of solar electricity in this situation.

10 October 2019

How to Troubleshoot and Fix Common Issues with Electrical Sockets


Power plugs are the most convenient way to connect all types of appliances to a power supply system. Superior quality power plugs will serve you for an extended period without the need for repairs and replacement. However, even the best of plugs do wear out with time. It is, therefore, crucial to figure out when the power plugs start falling apart so that you can have them repaired or replaced as needed.

30 October 2018

3 Things to Consider About Starting an Electrical Appliance Repair Business


One way that many people are starting an income with little or basic knowledge, is by going into a small electrical appliance repair business. You may think that you need an electricians certificate for this type of work. The truth is there are several items you can work on with basic experience and knowledge of the appliance repair. If you are considering going into electrical appliance repair, there are three things you should consider.

26 July 2018

Residential Lighting: Reducing Your Energy Consumption and Expenses


The power consumed by each bulb per month might not be extremely high. However, when the energy used in powering all the lighting fixtures in the home is added up, the amount of power and the subsequent costs can be considerably high. If you want your property to be more energy-efficient and reduce your monthly electrical bills, you should consider changing your lighting habits. Consider using these simple guidelines to achieve your energy-saving objectives.

8 March 2017

Electrical Testing and Tagging In Education Facilities


Safety to your employees, customers, and visitors is always the moral responsibility of an employer. Electrical equipment on any facility always poses the dangerous threat of electrical accidents which can sometimes be quite fatal. In an educational facility, your customers are students, and this makes electrical security a much more important consideration among the many others. Educational facility electrical audits are required by almost all jurisdictions across the globe. These audits ensure that the facility does not put students, staff, or even visitors in harm's way when it comes to the use of electrical equipment.

19 August 2016

Considerations When Installing Your Office's Electrical System


As a business owner, it is a major accomplishment to finally own your own office premises. However, before you get your employees settled in, you need to ensure that your electrical system will be sufficient for your needs as well as efficient for your operational costs. Keep in mind that commercial electrical systems tend to run for longer than residential systems. In addition to this, suffering through a blackout with a commercial electrical system can have more adverse ramifications as compared to a residential electrical system.

30 June 2016

Maintaining Your Air Conditioner in 3 Easy Ways


The essence of air conditioning maintenance is to save money on issues related to energy and to increase comfort in a home. Regular servicing will increase the lifespan of your AC, which in return makes it possible to avoid early replacement. The parts of the AC that need regular servicing include coils, filters and fins. Therefore, it is paramount to understand the manner in which these parts can be maintained properly.

31 March 2016