How circuit breakers keep homes and buildings secure

Credit to Author: Denis Marant| Date: Wed, 03 Jul 2024 10:00:00 +0000

In a bustling office building, every computer, light, and piece of machinery relies on a stable electrical system. Imagine the chaos if that system fails due to an overload or fault — equipment gets damaged, safety is compromised, and productivity grinds to a halt. That…

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How to maximize home energy efficiency with home energy management systems (HEMS)

Credit to Author: Jaser Faruq| Date: Thu, 27 Jun 2024 17:51:24 +0000

It’s more than just a building. A home is the epicenter of daily life. From early-morning coffee brews to late-night movies, it’s where we accomplish tasks, find leisure and peace, and spend quality time with loved ones. Maintaining a clean, safe, and energy-efficient home is…

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4 ways to reduce energy costs at home

Credit to Author: Nancy Edgar-Ward| Date: Thu, 27 Jun 2024 09:30:56 +0000

(NC) With rising inflation impacting the cost of pretty much everything we need and use in our daily lives, it’s no wonder that homeowners are increasingly looking for ways to lower the amount of energy they use to heat and cool their homes. Plus, conserving…

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How to keep your home appliances safe from electrical faults

Credit to Author: Denis Marant| Date: Tue, 25 Jun 2024 10:18:06 +0000

Far beyond mere bricks and mortar, your home is the foundation of your lifestyle, equipped with the appliances and devices necessary for everything from starting your day to unwinding at night. But here’s something you might not often think about: how protected are you and these appliances from…

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What is a home battery backup?

Credit to Author: Jaser Faruq| Date: Mon, 24 Jun 2024 17:59:07 +0000

Power outages are increasing in frequency, mostly due to extreme weather or stressed electrical grids. And today, whether for remote work, online education, or simply keeping things running smoothly, a reliable power supply is essential. These interruptions disrupt our daily lives, stop work and school…

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[BeEnergyWise] Step 5: I want to reduce my home’s carbon footprint

Credit to Author: Bruno Capdordy| Date: Mon, 24 Jun 2024 08:03:20 +0000

Did you know homes represent 20% of the total greenhouse gas emissions? If you are in this blog, this is probably something you suspected and decided to tackle. These 20% are mainly due to the energy we consume. Therefore, every time you reduce your energy…

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[BeEnergyWise] Step 4: I want to maximize my solar self-consumption

Credit to Author: Bruno Capdordy| Date: Mon, 24 Jun 2024 06:38:51 +0000

You just installed solar panels or are thinking of installing some? Without a Home Energy Management system, you might struggle to use more than 50% of the energy produced by your solar panel. You might debate: why is this important? Because the rest of your…

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[BeEnergyWise Series] Step 3: I want to charge my EV at the lowest cost

Credit to Author: Bruno Capdordy| Date: Fri, 21 Jun 2024 11:38:04 +0000

An average of 80% of the EV charge is made at home. While it is the most convenient, and somehow the least expensive way of charging, some studies have shown it can increase energy consumption by up to 40%. With the increase of energy tariffs…

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