LIGHTING UPGRADES

Posted by on Mar 8, 2014 in Uncategorized

As part of our green electrical contracting services, Arc Blue Electric, recently completed a lighting upgrade for a commercial office and warehouse on Wall Ave, in Ogden, Utah. All the lights in the building were fluorescent T-12’s and the exterior lights were metal-halide. Arc Blue Electric worked closely with Rocky Mountain Power’s Energy Efficiency department and found T-12 to T-8 upgrade kits in all the fluorescent fixtures and LED conversion kits for all the exterior...

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Utah Solar Energy Credits

Posted by on Feb 18, 2014 in Uncategorized

Utah Solar Energy Credits

From state to state there are various credits that can be given for staying energy efficient, and Utah is no different. Be aware of the various advantages you can obtain from this, and how it will affect you either on a personal or business level. There may be some changes you can make in your life that will have even more advantages than you may have realized. Solar residential   On a personal level there are incentives when it comes to solar power. If you have upgraded...

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Saving Energy With Your Halloween Decorations

Posted by on Oct 10, 2013 in Uncategorized

Halloween is fast approaching. If you haven’t started on your decorations, now is the time to get a move on it. There are many different options for those wishing to add a little extra to their home décor this season. Whether you are decorating for fall, or just for Halloween night, the expenses can really add up, especially when it comes to the electric bill. Rather than dealing with this, use these methods to save money on your bills this season.   Spotlight   One of...

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Electrical Home Automation

Posted by on Sep 12, 2013 in Uncategorized

Technology is making it easier and easier to deal with things that were once cumbersome to manage. Rather than having a separate device for each of these, they can now all be controlled from one convenient source such as an iPad or even some tablets. Learn which electric components in your home can be controlled through your iPad or smart phone.   Access your computer   For some this function is more important than others, especially if you use both your computer and...

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How Solar Panels Work

Posted by on Aug 2, 2013 in Uncategorized

There are many different things that can be powered by solar energy. Everything from small calculators to entire homes can be powered with energy from the sun. The way solar cells function may seem like a mystery, but when broken down, the process if fairly easy to understand. The history The idea of using solar energy has been around for many years now. There have been some devices that have been powered or heated by the sun with no electrical components. Heating water...

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