Monthly Archives: April 2012

THE BEST OFFENSE IS A GOOD DEFENSE!

While emergencies do happen, it is always best to be pro-active and have your electrical service and smoke detectors routinely inspected by a professional, as you do for other critical systems (e.g. HVAC, fireplace, etc) in your house or facility. In fact, most property damage and injury/death at home are a consequence of electrically induced […]

SHEDDING SOME LIGHT ON ENERGY EFFICIENT LIGHTING

Did You Know? If every American home or office replaced just one light bulb with a light bulb that’s earned the ENERGY STAR, we would save enough energy to light 3 million homes for a year, save about $600 million in annual energy costs, and prevent 9 billion pounds of greenhouse gas emissions per year, equivalent […]

IT’S VERY COOL!

ATTIC AND CEILING FANS COOL AND/OR REDISTRIBUTE HEAT, SAVE ENERGY, AND CAN CUT YOUR AC COST 50%-90% Why ventilate my attic? The blazing sun’s rays beat down on your roof causing attic temperatures to soar, sometimes to over 160 degrees! This heat forces its way through the insulation and into your home, then your AC […]

KEEP THE POWER!

With Hurricane Irene and Sandy, many have experienced the consequences of power outages.  It is not just the inconvenience and expense of being displaced, but the cost of perishables in your refrigerator that are ruined.  With snow, ice, and thunderstorms ahead causing power interruptions, now is the time to have a back-up power generator installed […]