What is an AFCI – Video Short

Arc fault circuit interrupters, or AFCIs, are safety devices that protect your home against electrical fires caused by damaged wiring. You can damage wires in all kinds of ways, like driving nails through them, closing a door on them, having loose connections, or overheating cords under rugs. AFCIs are designed to detect arcing issues and […]

Avoid Non Approved Electric Vehicle Adapters – Video Short

Charging your electric vehicle? Well, make sure you only use manufacturer-approved charging cables. Never use non-approved adapters. Non-approved adapters may seem like a quick fix, but they can bypass safety features installed in manufacturer-approved chargers. They can also cause shocks, fires, and even damage your car’s battery. To ensure your safety and the longevity of […]

Downed Power Lines – Video Short

If you come across a downed power line, always assume the line is live and dangerous. Power lines can energize the ground up to 35 feet in diameter, that’s about three car lengths. If the ground is wet, it could be even more. Immediately call 911 to report the downed line. Never try to move […]

Electrical Warning Signs – Video Short

Overloading your home’s electrical system can cause a fire. If your lights start to flicker or dim; smell burning, see discolored switches or feel warm outlets, these could be signs of a serious wiring problem. If you get a mild shock or tingle from an appliance or switch, it could be a sign of a […]

EV Charging Equipment – Video Short

If you have an electric vehicle, you gotta charge it, so you might as well stay safe when you do it. First make sure your charging equipment has been tested and certified, and then have a qualified electrician complete the installation. Before charging, always follow the manufacturer’s instructions. Inspect the charger, and never use it […]

Extension Cord Safety – Video Short

Every year over 3,000 home fires are caused by extension cords. That means if not used properly, they can overheat and light up a home. Only use tested and certified extension cords. Inspect your cords for damage. Don’t ever plug an extension cord into another. Make sure you’re using the right type of extension cord. […]

Qualified EV Installation – Video Short

Thinking about installing an EV charger for your home? Make sure all chargers are installed by a qualified electrician to ensure that safety standards and electrical codes are met. Have them do a site assessment before the installation to ensure that your electrical system can handle the demands. It may need to be updated to […]

Solar Energy – Video Short

You can now reduce your energy dependency with the help of energy storage systems and PV solar panels. When solar panels are paired with energy storage systems, they automatically provide power to essential devices in your home or business during power outages or peak power. You can also monitor your energy use with smart devices, […]

What is a GFCI – Video Short

A ground fault circuit interrupter is a safety device that helps protect you against electric shock. You’ll find GFCIs in bathrooms, kitchens, garages, and outdoor outlets; really anywhere that outlets can be exposed to water. They’re installed either as an outlet or as a circuit breaker in your electrical panel. And remember to test your […]

Caja de Interruptores – Video Short

Los interruptores estándar se disparan cuando la corriente eléctrica excede los niveles seguros. Esto ayuda a proteger tu hogar contra circuitos sobrecargados. Los AFCIs pueden instalarse para detectar fallas en el cableado y proteger contra incendios eléctricos. Los GFCIs protegen contra choques eléctricos en áreas donde el agua y la electricidad pueden mezclarse, por ejemplo […]

Que es un GFCI – Video Short

Un Ground Fault Circuit Interrupter (GFCI) es un dispositivo de seguridad que te ayuda a proteger contra choques eléctricos. Los GFCI se encuentran en baños, cocinas, garajes y tomas de corriente exteriores; realmente en cualquier lugar donde las tomas de corriente puedan estar expuestas al agua. Se instalan como toma de corriente o como un […]

Instalacion de cargador EV – Video Short

¿Estás pensando en instalar un cargador EV en tu casa? Asegúrate de que todos los cargadores sean instalados por un electricista calificado para asegurarte de que se cumplan los estándares de seguridad y los códigos eléctricos. Haz que realicen una evaluación del sitio antes de la instalación para asegurarte de que tu sistema eléctrico pueda […]