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Electricity vs. Natural Gas: The Energy Showdown

by Paul Greenwalt, EIT This article is part of Wood Harbinger’s newsletter series. Residential, commercial, and industrial users have choices about the energy sources they use for building systems and processes, such as HVAC and water systems, refrigeration systems, manufacturing/production processes, cooking, and clothes drying. Natural gas and electricity are the two main options for […]

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Electrical Accidents and How to Avoid Them

By Ben Prehoda Accidents happen every day and unfortunately some happen due to electricity. Though we’re around it every day, it’s important to remember that electricity is really dangerous. That’s one of the reasons careful electrical designs and safe operating procedures are important – one wrong move and someone can get seriously hurt. I’ve compiled […]

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10 Not-So-Electrifying Facts about Electricity

By Ben Prehoda Now that I’ve boggled your mind with interesting facts about electricity, let’s turn down the spice meter for some general electricity facts that are good to know, and of which you are probably already aware.

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10 Interesting Facts about Electricity

By Ben Prehoda Electricity is a fascinating thing, and a vital component of our everyday modern lives. Do you want to learn something about electricity that you might not have known before? Do you have a couple of minutes to spare? Then step right up and behold this thrilling compilation of interesting facts about electricity!

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Hey the Lights are Out… Kinda: Single-Phasing Partial Power Outages

By Shaun May, E.I.T. Have you ever experienced a power outage where some, but not all, of your lights turned off, flickered, or dimmed? Perhaps your computer shut down but your refrigerator remained on? Did you check your electrical panel and find no breakers tripped (huh?)? The Wood Harbinger offices experienced this the other day.

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