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Licensed Electrical Contractor Hiring Check List

Starting that new electrical project?  Here’s a good check list put out by Hawaii’s Department of Commerce & Consumer Affairs (DCCA) that is helpful when looking for an electrician, or any other trade person. Hiring a Contractor Checklist Are you planning to remodel your home? This checklist will help you make sure you’ve done everything you need […]

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Tips: Hiring the right electrician.

How do you know your hiring the right electrician?

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DIY: Doing electrical work on your own?

“That looks easy to fix,”  you might say, when you see a problem with your electrical wiring.  Many people enjoy doing their own work on their homes.  If they have the skills and tools, the DIY project can be very rewarding.  It’s a great way to save money and feels good to have done it […]

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Surge Protection on Kauai

; Kauai’s electrical grid surges affect the life span of our computers, appliances, and other electronic equipment. Power surges can also completely roast the internal electronic parts during a storm or utility fault. What you need: Installing a whole house surge protector by a licensed electrician will greatly decrease the risk of power surge destruction. […]

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Energy Eye™ HVAC Energy Management System

We are Kauai’s only: Factory Certified Installer Certified Technical Service Provider Distributor Energy Eye™ is helping hotels save from 15% to 35% on their guest room air conditioning expenses – GUARANTEED!   What is Energy Eye? It is an energy management system designed for hotel/resort rooms, offices, and condominiums to control your AC cooling based on room occupancy. […]

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DIY vs. Handyman vs. Qualified Electrician

Do you have an electrical repair or a project you’re moving forward on, or you’re wanting to improve the look of your home or business?  Will you do it yourself, hire a handyman, or hire a qualified electrician? Because of the rising costs of our island’s economic environment, many are looking for ways to cut […]

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Electric car charging stations coming to Kauai.

A matrix of electric vehicle charging stations are coming to Kauai soon.  Act 156, passed by the 2009 state legislature and signed into law by Governor Linda Lingle, set forth the first steps to integrate electric vehicles into the state’s transportation policy goals. The bill requires parking spaces for EVs (electric vehicles) in public and […]

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Solar-a standard offering in construction?

Here is a good article in the Wall Street Journal about how we will see solar more and more going up! http://blogs.wsj.com/venturecapital/2011/02/02/will-solar-become-a-standard-offering-in-construction/

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Power Surge Protected? Costly Repairs?

Surge protection can keep expensive electronics and appliances safe from Kauai’s common power surges.  During our storms, voltage spikes can be harmful to appliances and electrical devices in your home. An increase in voltage above an appliance’s normal operating voltage can cause an arc or high surge of electrical current within the appliance.  The heat […]

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Don’t get shocked! Install GFCIs…make sure they work.

For decades, ground fault circuit interrupters (GFCIs) have saved thousands of lives and have helped significantly reduce the number of home electrocutions by about fifty percent. Many homes and business on Kauai do not have proper electrical protection in outdoor or wet locations. With our wind and heavy rain, you need to make sure that […]

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