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Main Benefits of Hiring a Professional Electrician

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Even though you might feel like you’re better off doing a few projects at home by yourself when it comes to electrical works and repairs you are much better off hiring a professional electrician to do the dirty work for you. A simple mistake made while dealing with an electrical switch or socket could cost you your life and should not be taken lightly. Here are some of the main benefits of hiring a professional electrician for your home to … Continue reading

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5 Injuries You Can Suffer from DIY Electrical Work

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We’ve touched a bit on the subject of Do It Yourself solutions in the past. Mostly making mention here or there of when it is – and isn’t – a good idea. Your safety is always our absolute primary goal. So rather than leave it at a mention, we wanted to take some time to give you some important points. We support all kinds of on-your-own projects. It’s a great way to get a new skill set, or polish one … Continue reading

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Advanced Ballast Strategies

Ballasts

For many facilities, the move to more energy-efficient T8 lamps and new electronic ballasts may be the next step to make lighting more energy efficient. High-efficiency, instant and program-start ballasts These kinds of ballasts are suitable for use with low wattage lamps and incorporate anti-striation control and arc guard protection. Moreover, light output and wattage consumption can be tuned by using ballasts with a lower ballast factor combined with low wattage lamps. Click HERE to learn more about lighting strategies. … Continue reading

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LED Lighting Facts

LED Bulb

They are not as expensive as you think When first released to the market, small LED bulbs were very expensive and could cost upwards of $30. Today, you can pick one up for under $10. You can buy a dimmable LED Most all LED bulbs will typically work with your current on/off type lighting switches. However, not all LEDs are dimmable and not all dimmers are compatible, so check your manufacturer’s website for appropriate matches. Where the light does not … Continue reading

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Wireless RF Systems

Wireless RF System

No wires needed? Radio-frequency (RF) wireless communication is a significant emerging lighting control technology. In a wireless RF system, control devices communicate through the air using radio waves, which eliminate the need for control wiring. What are the advantages? The most obvious advantage is greater installation flexibility, as wireless control devices can be placed where they are needed, which means you do not need to be limited by non-accessible or hard ceilings, asbestos abasement issues, or brick and mortar existing … Continue reading