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GFCI Receptacle
An explanation of how a GFCI or ground fault circuit protector works and how it protects us from electric shock. Continue reading →...
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Learn the science behind low pressure sodium lighting and its applications as a choice for lighting in your home or commercial operation. This article reviews low pressure sodium lighting ...
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Learn how easy it is to wire a dimmer switch in your home with these step-by-step instructions. Wiring a dimmer switch is a great way to add some ambiance to a room in your home. This arti...
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Ddid you know that Thanksgiving is actually one of the most dangerous days of the year? It may surprise you to learn that, according to the American Fire Protection Association (AFPA), Than...
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Washer Circuit
In the following video I examine the circuit that feeds the washing machine. It is a standard 20A circuit breaker, 120V, single pole breaker. Continue reading →...
Main Panel 1
In this, the first of the series, I’m going to explain the nerve center of your electrical system, the main service entrance and panel. This is where the electricity from the utility suppl...
Recent changes to the electrical code has required that any receptacles installed in wet locations must be protected with an in-use weatherproof receptacle cover and enclosure. The video co...

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