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14 Oct, 2021
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GFCI Outlets: Replace Every 10 Years

Want to keep your house safe? It is recommended that you replace all of your GFCI (Ground Fault Circuit Interrupt) outlets every ten years.

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13 Sep, 2021
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Charging Station: Don’t Under-Engineer

Many new owners of electric vehicles are handicapping themselves for the future by installing wires that are too small for the future.

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02 Oct, 2020
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Connecting Your Generator: Advantages of the Interlock

Lots of folks in northern California are getting ready for PG&E’s PSPS (Power Safety Power Shutoff) during the main part of the fire season.

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11 Mar, 2019
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Whole House Fans Mandatory in Washington State

It should only be a matter of time before California requires whole house fans on new houses. They’re very likely to follow the example set by the State of Washington.

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25 Jan, 2017
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Watch Out for Your Battery Charger!

An innocent plugged-in battery charger can cause melted electrical outlets like the one pictured here.

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18 Sep, 2016
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Installing Recessed Lights

A breaker panel can use a variety of breaker types, limited only by the number and size of the available slots.

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01 Aug, 2016
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Know the Different Types of Circuit Breakers

Electricity is arguably the most valuable resource we have in our modern society. Without electricity, most of the things we do and rely on on a daily basis wouldn’t be there.

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25 Jun, 2016
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One of Five Tips to Cool Your Home

First, a disclaimer: Santa Rosa electrician APG Electric & Solar Co. doesn’t install these things but recommend them all the time to our customers.

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31 May, 2016
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Cool Your House: Whole House Fans – Quietcool

Homeowners looking for a way to cool their house during the summer months might do well to consider a QuietCool whole house fan.

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20 Feb, 2016
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LED Fluorescent Bypass Lamps Solving an Old Problem

Light Emitting Diode (LED) lamps are getting popular, more diverse and cheaper. Time to think more seriously about them especially for fluorescent fixtures: LED Fluorescent Bypass lamps.