The days are getting longer and the temperatures are inching up.
Pretty soon we’ll be spending more time outdoors entertaining guests and having fun with the family — even after the sun finally drops below the horizon.
It’s a great time to start thinking about garden lights to create an inviting mood and illuminate the occasion. Perhaps the best news of all is the wide variety of styles available to fit every budget. Continue reading
Choosing the right lighting for your parking lot can mean a world of difference. Whether it’s concern about crime, cost of lighting, or your maintenance costs, LED lighting can solve the major concerns of a business owner. By choosing LED lighting, you can make your parking lot management safer, cheaper, and more energy efficient.
Let’s go over some of the reasons why LED parking lot lights can pay off for your business. Continue reading
More people than ever are looking for ways to reduce energy consumption and save money on electricity.
And according to some reports, there’s good news on that front. Continue reading
A few blogs ago we talked about the differences between portable and standby generators.
But there’s another consideration that should cross your mind if you’re shopping for a good source of backup power — and that is the type of fuel your generator uses.
Today we look more closely at the differences between generators that run on gasoline and those that use diesel fuel.
Here are 7 key questions to keep in mind as you weigh your options. Continue reading
Everybody these days is looking for ways to save money on energy — and energy-efficient light bulbs are an easy and excellent way to do that.
But while shopping for light bulbs, you may have noticed the word lumens appearing on the package. What does that mean, and why is it important? Continue reading
If your business is open at night, you know that good parking lot lights offer both aesthetic appeal and convenience to your patrons.
But it’s also very important for security and legal reasons. Continue reading
You’re relaxing in your living room binge watching your favorite show when the furnace clicks on. After just a few seconds, it turns off again. This process repeats itself several times an hour.
Is this just normal furnace behavior? Is it okay to ignore it and keep watching your show? Or should you turn off the tube and call for help? Continue reading
We all know that power outages can happen any time of year.
They may be caused by bad weather, traffic accidents, animals, and a host of other problems that crop up somewhere between the utility company and your property.
That’s what makes a generator such a smart investment for your home or business — it lets you keep using at least some electricity in the event of a power outage.
But with so many manufacturers vying for your attention and your dollars, how do you know which generator to buy?
Today let’s look at the two main types of generators: portable and standby. Continue reading
In our last blog post, we talked about the importance of having adequate emergency lighting in case the power goes out at your place of business.
But what about your entire electrical system? Whether it’s a thunderstorm, a downed utility pole, or some other cause, you must be ready to protect the safety of customers and employees in the event of a power outage. It’s also important to keep your most critical equipment functioning. Continue reading
You might have an office building. You might have a sports arena. You might have a restaurant or shopping center.
But what if something goes wrong at your place of business? What if there is a fire? Or what if the power goes out due to a storm or other reason?
People might get scared. They might get confused about what to do or how to get out. They might panic.
All public buildings must have an unobstructed means of egress that lets people easily exit the building in case of emergency. But how can people get out if it’s dark and they can’t see where they’re going? Continue reading