LED Lighting

Source: energy.gov | Re-Post Genesis Electric 10/19/2018 – The light-emitting diode (LED) is one of today’s most energy-efficient and rapidly-developing lighting technologies. Quality LED light bulbs last longer, are more durable, and offer comparable or better light quality than other types of lighting. Check out the top 8 things you didn’t know about LEDs to …

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Switch to LED Lights?

You may be thinking about changing your standard bulbs to LED bulbs. LED light bulbs are comparably more energy efficient and longer lasting, thus saving money on utility bills and replacements. While LEDs still cost a bit more than other types of bulbs, prices for today’s versions usually cost between $3 to $70, depending on …

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Light Bulb Guide: LED vs. CFL vs. Halogen

Source: tomsguide.com | Re-Post Genesis Electrical Systems 10/5/2018 –  LED vs. CFL vs. Halogen Now that most incandescent lightbulbs are pretty much a thing of the past, consumers now must choose between LED (light-emitting diode), CFL (compact fluorescent), and halogen bulbs to light their homes. But which is the best option? It all depends on …

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Recessed Lighting Tips For Your Home

If you’re using recessed lighting (aka cans, high hats, pot lights, or downlights) to provide the general lighting in a room, here are some tips to create the ideal level of brightness. Decide if you want to choose a focal point. If you know of a particular spot in the room that needs a recessed …

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Warning Signs That Your Home Electrical Wiring May Cause a Fire

U.S. fire departments responded to 45,210 home structure fires involving electrical failure or malfunction between 2010 and 2014, according to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA). These fires resulted in 420 deaths, 1,370 injuries, and $1.4 billion in direct property damage each year. Many home electrical fires, however, can be prevented if you’re able to …

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Staying Safe At Home-Electricity Safety Tips

Even though electricity is commonplace, there is still quite a bit of danger associated with improper use. Carefully observe all safety measures when using electricity to keep yourself – and your family – safe. Appliances Appliances are an integral part of every household, from a simple electric clock to the microwave oven. All of these …

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6 Tips to Conserve Electrical Energy During Summer

With a little preparation, you can manage your energy use wisely and cut down on your bill. We’ve shared 6 tips below that will help you use less energy in the summer and save you valuable money on your utilities. 1. Be Smart with Your Thermostat It feels good to blast the AC after getting …

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Summertime Electrical Problems & Recommendations

We have become so highly dependent upon electricity in our daily lives that a power outage is debilitating to most of us. From the simple loss of lighting to more pressing issues like our food spoiling and suffering from the indoor heat or cold—the level of inconvenience experienced when the electricity goes out is beyond …

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Kitchen Lighting Tips That Create Ambiance

A well-lit work area is a safety essential in a kitchen. Lighting can also be used to create ambiance. The key to good kitchen lighting is to rely on a cast of lighting sources and to layer your lights, mixing ambient (overall), task, and accent or decorative lighting with natural light. Consider Your Space The …

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