Articles about Electrical
Replacing a Halogen Lighting Transformer
The Key to Transformer Power Supplies – Watts or VA – this is the load or the amount of watts that will be required for all of the lamps or bulbs that will be used or part of the light fixture(s) that will be connected to the power supply.
Electrical Utility Company Gives Free Power to Customer
Free Electricity is Rare From an Electric Utility Company – but it did Happen – This is a very rare occurrence. I have only heard of one other instance of this being done by an electrical utility power company.
Solar Power Design with ATS for Utility
Solar Power Design with ATS for a Grid Tied System – An ATS or Automatic Transfer Switch may be incorporated into the solar power design. The design must be such that it will keep the two systems separate in order to avoid damage from the electric utility company Line Voltage System.
Is Your 240 Volt Outlet Safe
Examining a 240 Volt Circuit and the Electrical Wiring Components for Safety – The wire gauge of the circuit should be verified. If it is found that the circuit wire AWG gauge is #12 then the circuit breaker amperage size could be increased to be a 20 amp 2 pole circuit breaker.
Home Automation Wireless Remote Controlled Outlet
How to Connect LED Lighting to a Remote Controlled Outlet – If the calculated load was too high then a control circuit could be used and the actual circuit load could then be switched by a relay that would be activated by the control circuit.
Replacing Electrical Fuses
How To Select The Right Fuse for Safety – Make sure the Replacement Fuse is the Right Type and Size
Signs of a Failing Circuit Breaker
Indications that a Circuit Breaker May Need to be Replaced
Replacing 3 Way Light Switches
Help for Wiring Your New or Replacement 3-Way Light Switches
Wiring Diagrams and Schematics for 3 Way Switches
How to Wire 3 Way Switches – Power to the First Switch
Electric Welder Circuit Sizes
How to Plan the Electrical Circuit Wiring for Your Welder
Adding a Sub-Panel to an Existing Service
How to Install a Sub-Panel and Electrical Wiring
Electrical Question from Todd about Home Wiring
When upgrading home electrical wiring you must compare your existing home with the current electrical code requirements
How to Extend the Wiring from a 3-Way Switch
The Key to Understanding Light Switch Wiring and Knowing What You Can and Cannot Do
Cause of Burnt Out Light Bulbs and Hot Cooking Oven
Why light bulbs may be burning out too soon an cooking appliances are too hot.
Symptoms of a Serious Electrical Problem
How to Handle an Electrical Problem that Has You Worried
Power Quality Can Affect Computer Performance
How to Solve Power Quality Issues that May Affect Your Computer and Electronic Devices