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Author Archives: Andrew Rubin

LED Lighting

One of our clients (Pat & Paula), have a 40 x 60 foot metal building which they keep all of their businesses equipment in.   Pat was telling me that the lighting in the space was a single 500 watt halogen lighting fixture.  Considering the amount of activity that takes place within the building, the existing lighting system just wasn’t working for them.

We designed a new crisscross lighting pattern of 8 lighting fixture locations which would eliminate all the shadowing throughout the space.  Pat & Paula and I spoke about using similar halogen lighting fixtures or the much more efficient LED lighting fixtures.  After reviewing the materials, upfront costs, long term saving, as well as install costs.  Pat & Paula had us install this lighting project and made an extremely happy client that isn’t stumbling in the building.

Trouble shooting

One of our clients called us complaining that her microwave was tripping the circuit breaker when she was using the toaster at the same time. After summing the combined “loads” (microwave & toaster) on the circuit I determined that the circuit was overloaded. I advised our client to simply move the toaster to a differentContinue Reading

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