As more devices become electric, electric motors have become far more commonplace. You likely already have several in your home, from the electric pump in
Have you noticed your fluorescent bulbs are on the fritz? The issue may not be with the bulbs themselves, but rather what’s running them — the electrical ballast. An electrical ballast is a crucial part of a light fixture as it regulates the current to the bulbs and keeps them running smoothly.
Virtually every company with a physical space, such as an office or a shop, has multiple electrical systems. They might include the lighting, the HVAC system, the network of computers, or other business equipment.
An energy management system is a tool used by grid operators and businesses to continually track the energy of a building. It allows you to see exactly how much energy you use every hour and which devices consume how much. This helps you to analyze, control, and optimize each of your units, including your HVAC system, computers, lighting, fans, and pumps. Building an energy management system is crucial for large businesses such as hospitals or offices.
If you’re considering an LED retrofit for your home or commercial space, you probably have a few questions about how long LEDs really last. You may have seen reports of LED lights lasting ten or even twenty years in the wild, but what does that really mean for you and your lighting project?
As electric vehicles grow in popularity, many people still have questions about EV charging and how it will fit into their lives. This is further complicated by the fact that there are so many different types of chargers popping up and each of them looks slightly different at face value. The good news is, EV chargers are not as complicated as they look and can be broken down into three simple levels.