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How to Trace Wires with Electrical Testers


How can I Trace Wires Inside a Wall to find out where the power is coming from? How to Test Outlet Wiring using Non Contact Voltage Testers, Testing for Broken Wires.



UK 220 Volt Electrical System


UK Wiring System and Canadian Circuit Wiring Standards: I will be moving from the UK to Canada and want to bring with me some garage tools 220 volt.



Sources for Electrical Training Courses


How Can I get Hands On Electrical Training? Opportunities for Electrical Work and Electrical Training, Electricians Looking for Work, Home Remodeling Projects, Learn the New Technologies, Learn about Electrical Parts and Materials.



Considerations When Planning An Electrical Sub Panel


How do I Plan for a Sub Panel Installation? Planning the right amperage and cabling for a sub-panel used in a basement, garage and other locations.



Adding Circuits to a Sub-Panel


How can I add more circuits to a sub panel? I want to add four more circuits to my electric panel box. How to Add Circuits to a Panel and Determine the Number of Circuits That Can be Added to a Sub Panel.



Identifying the Causes of Electrical Noise and Interference


How to Identify the Causes of Electrical Noise and Interference with your Telephone, Stereo and Computer System: Location of the Microwave Oven and Electronic Devices.



Electrical Question from an Electrical Engineering Student about his Career


I am the second year student in electrical engineering in Jimma University in Ethiopia. My question is how can I will be successful in this field?



Electrical Question about Telephone Wiring


How to Wire a Telephone Jack and Identify the Phone Line Wire Colors



Possible Causes of Electrical Shocks


Causes of Electrical Shock from a Machine: Testing for a Electric Voltage Leak, I have been receiving electric shocks from my washing machine.



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?



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