Hurricanes, tornadoes, blizzards — natural disasters are inevitable. The key is being prepared. Having solid emergency plans can literally mean the difference between life and death. Let our disaster preparedness tips and emergency readiness tips help you keep your family safer.
Brownouts aren’t common; however, understanding brownout protection can be helpful to safeguard expensive devices. Keep reading for information about what causes brownouts and how to prevent brownout damage — with tips and resources to keep you prepared.
Our lives and businesses have become increasingly dependent on devices and the technology that powers them. Businesses use technology like point-of-sale (POS) terminals, smart lighting, smart thermostats and automated inventory tracking to operate more efficiently.
Many of us know how important it is to be prepared for a winter power outage. Heavy snow, sleet, ice and wind can wreak havoc on power lines.
Power surges at home can cause expensive damage to devices, electronics and appliances plugged into any outlet. You might notice a severe surge that causes major destruction, but you may not even be aware of many small surges that last a microsecond or less.
Power outages can be unpredictable — and are unfortunately common — events, affecting more than 36 million Americans in 2017 alone. If a blackout lasts for a long time, it can create many challenging and potentially dangerous situations for families.
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In the United States, a lot of change has followed in the wake of the new coronavirus. How people work, shop, travel, go to school — practically every aspect of our lives has been affected.
The coronavirus outbreak in the United States has changed how millions of Americans work, shop, worship, you name it. Certainly, COVID-19 has forced many small businesses to think about transforming to adapt to those new circumstances.
If you’re looking for ways to keep expenses manageable in this economy, it can be helpful to examine the energy impacts of self-isolating and working from home. The guidelines recommended by government agencies to prevent the spread of the new coronavirus affect energy consumption.
Across the United States, nonessential businesses have been asked to shut down their regular business operations to prevent the spread of the new coronavirus. The impact has been staggering to both small-business owners and their employees.
As you update your home systems and look for ways to make it more energy-efficient, you might be wondering are smart power strips worth it? Before answering that question, you’ll also want to know what is a smart power strip and how do smart power strips work.
With more employees working remotely from home, the cost increases they face are significant. Among the many work at home expenses, energy usage is a big line item.
Staying warm has gone high tech with winter gadgets that help you beat the chill. Yes, putting on a sweater and fuzzy slippers still works, but smart technology for winter offers you a variety of ways to stay warm and safe during cold weather and save energy, too, in some cases.