Avoid Utility Scams

Learn How to Avoid Common Phone Utility Scams According to the FTC, fraud complaints were received from more than 2.8 million people in 2021, showing a total loss of $5.8 billion, $2.3 billion of which were from impostor scams. Many of these scams are utility scams where scammers pretend to be representatives of utility companies […]

Evite Estafas de Servicios Públicos

Aprenda Como Evitar Estafas de Servicios Públicos Internet Crimes Complaint Center estima que Americanos son estafadas por $239 millón cada año. Muchas de estas estafas, son estafas de servicios públicos donde los estafadores pretenden ser representativas de una companía de servicios públicos y demandan pago inmediata para evitar desconexión de servicio. Aprenda Como Identificar Estafas […]

Power Quality Monitors: From a Transient Perspective

Outlines the capabilities of power quality monitoring (PQM) devices with respect to surge protection. Provides end-users with information that can affect equipment’s protection when receiving transients (power surges). Download White Paper Here

Who is ESFI

The Electrical Safety Foundation International (ESFI) is a 501 (c)(3) organization dedicated to promoting electrical safety in the home, school, and workplace through education, awareness, and advocacy.  Over the past 20 years, ESFI has reinvigorated how electrical safety is addressed through groundbreaking programs and campaigns.  Discover how ESFI is spreading the message about the importance […]

Wrapping up the Holidays: Preventing Winter Fires

Nearly half of home fires occur during the months of December, January, and February. Keep your home and family safe after the holidays with these post-holiday year-end tips. 25% of holiday fires are caused by decorations Never leave holiday decorations on while sleeping or away from home 210 home fires a year are caused by […]

Home Heating Fire Prevention Tips

Home Heating Fire Prevention Tips. Heating equipment caused an estimated 50,500 home fires and 500 deaths between 2013 and 2017 according to the National Fire Protection Association. Learn how to stay safe with these tips. Keep anything that can burn at least 3 feet from heat sources Never leave a space heater unattended. Turn off when leaving a […]

Home Cooking Fire Prevention Tips

Cooking is the leading cause of home fires and fire injuries. Ranges or cooktops cause 62% of home fires according to the National Fire Protection Association. Learn how to stay safe with these tips. Keep anything that can catch fire away from your stovetop. Always unplug counter top alliances when not in use.  Make sure […]

Smoke Alarms Save Lives

According to the National Fire Protection Association, an average of 1,450 fire deaths occur every year in homes with missing or non-functioning smoke alarms. 2/3 fire deaths occur in homes with missing or non-functioning smoke alarms Install Smoke Alarms In: Every bedroom Outside each sleeping area On every level of your home, including basement On […]

Electrical Safety Public Service Announcement

Is your home up to the latest National Electrical Code? The National Electrical Code is designed to keep your home and your loved ones safe, but is only enforced with new construction. As a homeowner, it is your responsibility to ensure that your property is up to code. You can accomplish this by having your […]