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How to Get Electrical Training


How Can I Get Started in the Electrical Trade to Become an Electrician? Training for an Electrical Career, Residential Electrical Wiring and Electrician Training.



Electrical Question from Teresa about Circuit Breaker


We woke up with no power in the bedroom and one wall of another room. We checked circuit breakers and all are live and getting power.



Air Conditioner and Tripping Circuit


My Air Conditioner trips the circuit breaker, does the breaker need to be replaced? Troubleshooting an Air Conditioner Problem.



Changing a Hot Tub Electrical Circuit


Installing a Hot Tub Circuit: If your electrical service is not adequate then an upgrade to a larger service may be required.



How To Safely Remove A Broken Light Bulb


Here is the Process for Safely Removing a Broken Light Bulb



Electrical Power Circuit For An RV


How do I go about connecting wire to the service panel and also to the RV? Electrical Circuit Power Requirements for an RV Circuit. RV units have either a 30 amp or 50 amp electrical hookup connection.



Installing a Whole House Fan


I am installing a whole house fan that runs on 120v 250 watts max. The fan comes with 2 grounded plugs, 1 to fan, one to damper system to simply plug into an existing outlet in the attic…



Is Your Contractor Doing It Right?


How a Homeowner Can Know if their Contractor is Great or a Fake – Both the homeowner and the electrical contractor should never assume anything, but rather ask questions and make sure every detail is agreed on and understood.



When To Call an Electrical Contractor


Do Not Take Chances With Questionable Wiring: I have a electrical panel and off of the panel is a “relay box”.



How to Become an Electrician or Electrical Contractor


Electrical Apprenticeship and Electrical Contractor Training: How do I be come Electrician as well as an Electrical Contractor?



Boy Gets a Big Surprise From a Tesla Roadster


I recently took a test drive in a Tesla Roadster and had the most Amazing Experience: The acceleration is so fast because there is no torque loss, so your power is right there, right now. This car goes from 0 to 60 MPH in 2.5 seconds, I experienced this first hand and talk about FUN!



Energy Savings Calculation for Lighting


How to Calculate Energy Savings for Lighting: Is there any difference in the energy savings if I replace light bulbs in a regular 120 volt fixture or in a 12 Vac low voltage fixture?



Kilowatts and Kilowatt hours KWH


How to convert watts to kilowatt/hours



Electrical Question from Skip about Home Automation and Lighting


Question: I am trying to control my walkway lights with motion sensor.



How to Eliminate Static Noise


How can I stop static noise on my electric wall outlets? Surge Protection and Power Conditioning for the Home.



Installing an Electrical Circuit for a Whirlpool Tub


How to Install an Electrical Circuit for a Whirlpool Tub: Where a 240 volt circuit is required with a neutral a 3-wire cable with a ground must be installed, 4 wires in all.



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