Articles about Electric
Replacing an HVAC Ignition Control
Do I need to replace the transformer with a 30VA?
Minimum Height for Electric Service Meter
What is the minimum height for mounting an electric service? Mounting the Electric Service Meter.
Wiring a Pool Timer
I’m having trouble with a chlorine generator wired to a pool timer. Wiring a 220 Volt Pool Control Timer.
How to Connect and Run a Generator
Generator Questions by Rhonda in Rhode Island: I have a generator that came with the house that I bought, How do I connect and run the generator?
Electric Motor Overload Switch
The Causes of Electric Motor Overload: Understanding Internal Motor Overload Protection, Contributing causes that will cause a motor to reach an over heated condition.
Wiring a Bath Exhaust Fan Speed Control
How To Slow Down or Control a Bath Exhaust Fan: Bathroom Exhaust Fan Speed Control Options. Options when an exhaust fan is too fast and a slower speed is needed, or a variable speed will work better.
Electrical Wiring for Machinery From Another Country
How to Connect the Electrical Wiring for Equipment that is Made in Another Country: I wired a machine that I had bought in another country which stated that it needed 230volts.
Figuring Volts Watts and Electrical Amperage
How to Calculate Electrical Loads and Circuits using Ohms Law: The Most Common Electrical Calculation using Ohms Law
No Power to my Electric Clothes Dryer
Electrical Troubleshooting Tips for a Clothes Dryer: Dryer Outlet that is Not Working, testing the right circuit breaker.
Wire Connections for a Kitchen Range
How to Wire a Kitchen Range: Ground Strap Connection and Wiring Configuration, Electric Range Installation with a typical 220 Volt electric power cord wiring system.
Wiring a Switch for a Bath Exhaust Fan
How to Wire Bathroom Exhaust Fans and Switches: Adding a bath exhaust fan and timer switch to a bathroom.
Pool Pump Electric Timer Circuit
How to Troubleshoot and Repair a Pool Pump Timer Control Circuit that is not working.
Understanding Automatic Gate Opening Systems
Automatic Gate Systems and Actuator Control Configurations: I have an Elite Automatic Gate opener actuator, the gate openers are opening in the opposite direction.
Wiring a Switch to Battery Power Sources
How to Wire a Switch to Battery Power Sources: You will need to select and size the switches and relay according to the voltage and amperage, or in this case mili-amps or watts of the circuit load.
Altering Generator Transfer Switch Connections
The Importance of Properly Sizing a Generator and Transfer Switch: The amperage size of the plug has internal protection in place and changing sizes of any of these parts would greatly affect the integrity of the circuit design and could cause some potential damage.
Electrical Control Using Relay Contactors
How Relays Control Electrical Equipment – Contactors or relays are used for operating several electrical devices, including equipment such as well pumps, septic pumps, basically any type of electric motor.