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Holiday Lights and Your Home’s Electrical System

Monday, December 17th, 2018

outdoor-string-of-lightsWe don’t have snow for December in California, and we imagine most locals are a-okay with that. But homeowners still want some holiday cheer, and one of the best ways to pretend they’re in a winter wonderland while still only needing a windbreaker when outside is to put up a festive light show on the outside of the house. And a generous amount on the inside as well.

But there’s a potential downside to decorating with lights during the season. The amount of electrical demand a light display puts on the house can cause tripped circuit breakers. And it can even lead to house fires! We have some advice about electrical safety when it comes to lighting the street up and giving the living room a seasonal glow with your dazzling displays.

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Savings and Other Advantages of a Recessed Lighting Retrofit

Monday, April 18th, 2016

Screen Shot 2016-04-20 at 10.05.57 AMIf you are looking for ways to reduce your annual energy bills for your home, have you considered a retrofit for the old indoor lighting? This job is a great way not only to lower your electrical bills by eliminating inefficient older lighting fixtures, but also to give the interior of your home a fresh look and make it more convenient and safe.

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How Much Can I Save with Energy Efficient Lighting?

Monday, September 28th, 2015

IMG_7552We recently provided installation of energy-efficient lighting for a North Hollywood elementary school. These types of services are a great reminder of how valuable switching to energy-saving lighting can be. It doesn’t just apply to schools and businesses, of course: on the smaller scale of the interior and exterior lighting for your home, energy-efficient lighting can mean some tremendous savings on your utility bills.

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