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Why Your Apartment Electric Bill May Be High


Why the Electric Bill of an Apartment Condo or Flat May be High: How to Track Your Energy Usage, My apartment was using a lot of energy every day and I felt I was being charged for my neighbors electricity.



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.



Installing a Separate Pump Circuit Breaker Panel


Wiring Circuits and Circuit Breakers – A look at common 120 volt and 240 volt house wiring circuits and the circuit breakers that are installed identifying the types and amperage sizes used in most homes and electrical panels.



Method to Convert 220 volt to 120 volt


Voltage Converters or Transformers for Specific 120 Volt Applications: A 120 volt circuit cannot be tapped off of a 220 volt circuit simply because there is no insulated neutral wire conductor that is used in this type of 220 volt circuit.



Causes and Solutions of a Non-Working Light Fixture


How to Troubleshoot a Light Fixture that is Not Working – One of the bulbs burned out and I decided to try using an old CFL compact fluorescent light bulb that somebody gave me in its place.



Extending Electrical Circuit Wiring When Adding Lights and Outlets


How to Add Electrical Circuit Wiring for a Barn: Wiring Lights and Outlets in a Barn, I want to install electrical wiring for two more rooms in our barn.



Installing A Fireplace Electrical Outlet


How to Install Electrical Wiring for an Outlet Above a Fireplace: My concern is the cool air and hot air that the attic produces during certain times of the day and I’m a afraid of moisture getting to the wire which may cause a fire.



Grounding an Electrical Panel


How to Ground a Electric Circuit Breaker Panel: Grounding Requirements for Electric Panels, National Electrical Code, NEC Article 250, Grounding a Main Panel, Grounding a Sub-Panel, Electrical Grounding Methods.



How to Install 3-Way RF and Smart Devices for Switching


How are Master and Slave switches wired to Control Light Fixtures? Wiring RF Smart Switches and 3-Way Switches, Installing Three Way Switches and Smart Switches for Light Fixtures.



How to Use Switched Outlet Wiring for a New Ceiling Fan


How can I wire an outlet and ceiling fan so it is controlled by the switch?



How To Ground a Television or Communications Antenna


How to Install an Earth Grounding and Bond for Communication Antenna: Guide for Grounding an Antenna System



Outlet Wiring for Garage Freezers and Refrigerators


GFI Outlet Problems with Garage Freezers and Refrigerator and How to Fix Them: How to Wire a Garage Freezer or Refrigerator Outlet



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