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Be Prepared for Power Failures

on September 30, 2016

They happen throughout the year.  Power surges, lighting strikes, auto collisions, overheating, and heavy snow or ice can lead to downed power lines or blown transformers, leaving your home or neighborhood without power for hours or (in the worst case) days.  While an outage during the summer or the fall can be annoying, winter outages […]

Back to School Electronics

on September 2, 2016

By now, everyone is back in school, even the colleges and universities.  For those of you with young children, getting them involved and interested in science early is a great way to set them down the path toward success!  And what better way is there to involve a child in science than to give them […]

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Where Does Power Come From?

on February 12, 2016

Where does power come from?  Unless you have solar panels on your roof or a generator in your yard, all power in your home comes from a large-scale power planet from outside of your home city.  Whether your electricity is generated by wind, water, sunlight, or heat, it’s all generated by motion.  But how is […]

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Choosing A Standby Generator

on December 18, 2015

In 2003, the north-eastern power grid collapsed due to a fuel shortage.  Power was out for up to a week in multiple states and part of Canada, with an estimated 45 million Americans and 10 million Canadians left without electric lights and heat. Fortunately, that event has caused many revisions in how our electrical grid […]