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Electrical / Lighting

Keeping the lights on: Maintaining your UPS installation

Keeping the lights on: Maintaining your UPS installation

by Leonaro Dawson on Jul 16, 2013

Although an uninterruptible power supply (UPS) is designed to keep electrical equipment functioning in the event of a mains power outage, there are some important steps to take over the long term to make sure you don't do anything to undermine its ability to operate, and put your business continuity plan under renewed threat. Relying on a no-longer-suitable UPS installation is one of the biggest mistakes you can make, and by the time you find out that you've misjudged the capabilities of your system and set-up, it might already be too late. Continue reading →

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How To Check If Your Solar Systems Need Repair

How To Check If Your Solar Systems Need Repair

by Guest on Jul 23, 2013

In last few years, the use of solar appliances and solar products had shown a tremendous increase. The main reason may be this that initially when these solar panels were firstly launched, then their prices were very much high. So with lowering of the prices, the sales of the solar equipments has shown a tremendous increase and now everyone wants to get a solar system to make their home or work place more energy efficient. With this advancement in technology now the individual can save much money that is spent on the electric bills. So you can say a solar system is a money saver. Continue reading →

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Top Tips for Lighting and Interior Design

Top Tips for Lighting and Interior Design

by Emily Hall on Aug 30, 2013

Whichever room of your house you are decorating, light is an important part of the equation and thanks to the latest technology you have a huge range of options. It's easy to underestimate the importance of light in interior design. Good lighting can make a small room feel larger, highlight interesting features or change the feel of a space at different times of day. Continue reading →

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Bring Your Home to Life with Intelligent LED Lighting

Bring Your Home to Life with Intelligent LED Lighting

by Roger on Nov 5, 2013

LED technology has become a hot property in the consumer lighting market and anyone can jump on the bandwagon to see what the fuss is all about. Here is a look at how you can decorate your home with LED lighting, inside and out. From strip lights to flood lights, the options are endless. Giving your home a makeover is a great way to reinvigorate your love of the place and shed new light on rooms and spaces that might not have been getting much love recently. Continue reading →

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3 Types of Renewable Energy for Your Home

3 Types of Renewable Energy for Your Home

by Michele Duchet on Nov 8, 2013

Renewable energy consists of energy sources that do not have a finite supply. Energy that is created by the sun, wind, or running water can be used in perpetuity, unlike resources such as natural gas and oil which will eventually run dry. Renewable energy has a number of benefits over traditional energy resources. These energy sources help the environment, allow you to save money on your monthly utility budget, and create a more sustainable living environment. Here are three types of renewable energy that can keep your home running smoothly while having a limited impact on the environment. Continue reading →

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How to Save Electricity During Your Beauty Routine

How to Save Electricity During Your Beauty Routine

by Michele Duchet on Nov 20, 2013

Your daily beauty routine can put a lot of stress on your household energy grid. From your blow dryer to a long hot bath, your daily routine can cost you a lot on your utility bill and also do some damage to the environment. If you are concerned with taking care of yourself and the Earth, here are some ways to conserve energy when you get ready for the day. It only takes relatively small changes to have a significant impact over time. Letting your hair air dry will reduce the amount of electricity you require in the bathroom. Whenever possible, plan your day so that you have enough time for your hair to dry on its own before you leave the house. Continue reading →

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How to Choose the Best Modern Lighting for Your Home

How to Choose the Best Modern Lighting for Your Home

by Craig Daniel on Jun 25, 2014

The traditional lighting system has been almost fully replaced by affordable modern lighting. People don’t really like the old fashioned tracks that were so popular just a generation ago. Instead, they want modern styles and design that create moods that are relaxing and elegant. Because there are so many different options to choose from, there really is something for everybody out there. Continue reading →

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5 Ways to Improve Your Home's Energy Efficiency

5 Ways to Improve Your Home's Energy Efficiency

by Isabella Rossellini on Dec 10, 2014

Are you wondering how to make your home energy efficient? Becoming more efficient can have a vast impact on your electricity bill and make it much easier for you to maintain your home for a lower monthly investment. While there are many options for making your home efficient, five stand out as both practical and inexpensive. Continue reading →

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Stained Glass Lamps and How they Can Make Your House Look Better

Stained Glass Lamps and How they Can Make Your House Look Better

by Guest on Feb 10, 2015

There are different ways to make your house look inviting and attractive, and there are definitely so many types of accessories that will make your house look the way you want it to. One of the best and perhaps ideal accent to use in a house is the stained glass lamps. These kinds of lamps can certainly make your space look creative, warm and definitely appealing. Continue reading →

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Things You Should Know About Electrical System Inspections

Things You Should Know About Electrical System Inspections

by Boris Dzhingarov on Feb 14, 2015

When a home inspector comes to your property, the electrical system will surely be checked. This is usually done at a visual level but there are situations in which more work is done in the event that something is noticed. We need to understand that home safety is paramount and problems that appear with the electrical system can be damaging. Continue reading →

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