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In the battle of the bulbs, will LED or fluorescent come out on top? Mr. Electric will be the judge of this light bulb showdown. Learn which bulb is best for you.

When it comes to choosing replacement light bulbs, everyone knows CFLs and LEDs offer a more efficient, longer lasting lighting option. But given the choice between the two, fluorescent light vs LED, which one comes out on top? In this battle of the bulbs, Mr. Electric will help you decide which...Read more

Chances are, you won’t be the first homeowner to be found scratching your head in the lighting aisle of your local home improvement store pondering over the added expense of LED bulbs. Rapidly replacing incandescent bulbs and compact fluorescents, are LED bulbs worth the cost?

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LED light sensitivity is a condition that affects certain individuals when exposed. Although the condition isn’t life threatening, it should be taken seriously.

LED lights are infamous for their superior efficiency. Rapidly becoming a nationwide favorite as the cost of bulb technology continues to drop, LED lighting is helping reduce energy demands and ensure a greener future. But unfortunately for those with LED light sensitivity, that future can be...Read more

LED is an increasingly popular alternative to incandescent lights. They are cheap to operate and last longer. But ever wonder what LED stands for?

Long-lasting and cheap to operate due to advances in technology that make them one of the greenest light sources around, LEDs are an increasingly popular alternative to incandescent and CFL lights. But have you ever wondered, what does LED stand for?

What Does LED Mean?

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Interested in offsetting traditional energy sources with renewable resources for your business? Learn more about investing in a wind turbine for the office.

Amazon, Google, Facebook, General Motors, Proctor & Gamble, IKEA and more mega-corps are investing mega-bucks in wind energy. A boon for the environment and the bottom line, should your business be buying in by investing in a wind turbine?

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Worried about the climbing electric bill? Mr. Electric can help. Learn a few effective ways to lower your electricity consumption and your utility bill.

Feeling vertigo from sky-high electrical bills? There are many easy ways you can save megabucks on megawatts – without the need for large time or monetary investments.

How to Lower Your Electrical Bill – 9 Simple Ways:
  1. Replace outdated appliances
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Electronics don’t belong in landfills or on the curb. Learn how to safely and responsibly dispose of your old and used electronics, from Mr. Electric.

About to toss an old smartphone in the trash or leave your latest TV curbside? Stop right there -electronics don’t belong in landfills or on the curb! Improperly disposed of electronics are harmful to the environment, housing highly-toxic substances.

What’s the Big Deal?

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Wondering if solar power is the right option? Mr. Electric weighs all the variables to help homeowners decide if home solar energy is the right choice.

Residential solar energy installations are on the rise across the U.S. As available technology has dropped in cost, installations have grown more than 1,000 percent from 2006-2013. An increasingly practical and affordable energy option, could solar be a good investment for your home?

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Wondering how to tell if you need to upgrade the outlets in your home? With years of experience, the experts at Mr. Electric can help you decide. Learn more!

Dingy, discolored outlets? Outlets that won’t hold a plug? Here’s how to tell when it’s time to give up the ghost and replace those tired, old outlets…

How to Know When to Replace Outlets

From visual to functional cues, these signs indicate it’s time to replace...Read more

You often hear about how electricity needs a good ground, but what does that even mean? Allow Mr. Electric to lift the curtain. Learn more today!

Proper grounding is an essential component of electrical safety in your home. Why does electricity need a ground and what does that mean? The experts at Mr. Electric are here to take the mystery out of ‘grounding,’ explaining it in plain English so you can be sure your home and family are safe...Read more