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Give Your Facility A Lighting Upgrade

Energy Savings: The most obvious and immediate benefit to retrofitting an outdated lighting system is to reduce lighting costs and related expenses. By upgrading lighting components to more efficient and advanced technologies, LED lighting retrofits can cut down on energy consumption, and lower energy bills, while maintaining light levels and quality. Upgraded lighting tech can also

2022-03-30T21:30:25-04:00

When Do You Need To Call An Electrician?

Struggling to decide whether or not it's time to give your trusted Connecticut electricians a call? It's a fair question, but also one that needs a definitive answer! Just when does an electrical issue become an electrical emergency? Follow along with the specialists at Santor Electric Contractors while we discuss the difference between the dangerous

2022-05-31T13:32:35-04:00

What is an Energy Audit?

A commercial building’s energy use can be a large operating expense. Typically, one-third of operating expenses is comprised of energy consumption like heating and cooling bills. That is why it is so important to have an energy audit conducted at your commercial building. If your commercial building becomes more energy efficient, you will reap

2022-03-30T19:39:51-04:00

How Outdoor Lighting Can Be Beneficial To Your Home

Installing outdoor lighting on your home is more than just a way to add curb appeal. It can also increase the safety of your home. With summer approaching in a couple of months, it might be time to consider getting some outdoor lighting for your Connecticut home Here are four benefits you can enjoy with

2022-03-30T20:00:06-04:00

Electrical Safety Tips For Inside Your Home

Test Smoke & Carbon Dioxide Detectors – An easy way to remember when you need to test your carbon dioxide and smoke detectors is that they should be tested and batteries replaced with each change of the seasons. Right-Size Your Bulbs – Lighting fixtures are rated for specific bulb wattages, and exceeding that wattage requirement can cause

2022-03-30T20:12:35-04:00

Does Your Home Need Rewiring?

In order to keep your home’s electrical system healthy, you should get regular rewiring work done. Rewiring involves removing your home’s wires and replacing them with new wires. But the big question is how do you know when it’s time to make the switch? Here are some things to look out for. Frequently broken fuses

2022-03-30T20:05:24-04:00

Ways To Avoid a Blackout This Summer

Reduce Energy Consumption  The reason a lot of residential blackouts occur during summer is the increased energy usage. The extra power used to keep homes cool often overwhelms the system in your area and causes the power to fail. You can reduce your energy consumption in your home or workplace by doing the following: Switch

2022-07-16T19:03:59-04:00

Interior Electrical Safety Tips

Unplug Battery Chargers – Did you know that your battery chargers continue to pull a trickle of electricity through the wires even if you’re not actively charging your electronics? Unplugging them from the wall completely offers one less opportunity for a fire to start–plus saves money on your next energy bill! Use a GCFI – Ground Fault

2022-07-16T18:59:40-04:00

Solar Landscape Lighting Pros & Cons

Solar landscape lighting is a cost-effective and eco-friendly way to enhance your gardens and walkways. They have a lot of advantages, including running cost and limited maintenance, but they have some disadvantages as well. Before illuminating your landscape with solar lights, consider the pros and cons to ensure that solar is the kind of light

2022-07-16T18:55:44-04:00
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