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Home ElectrificationKilowatt-Hours (kWh) Explained: Understanding Your Energy Usage

Better understand your energy usage by learning what kilowatt-hours are and how this important concept could benefit you.

April 5, 2024
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Cory O'Brien

The words "Tesla Powerwall Guide" over images of two Tesla Powerwalls mounted to the side of a home, storing energy from solar panels.
Home ElectrificationThe Palmetto Guide to the Tesla Powerwall

Comprehensive guide to Tesla's popular home energy storage system, offering backup power, energy independence, and financial incentives.

February 20, 2024
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Brian Church

The words "Solar Water Heaters" over an image of a solar water heater on the roof of a home, turning the sun's energy into hot water.
Home ElectrificationSolar Water Heaters: Definition, Pros, Cons, and Alternatives

Everything you need to know about solar water heaters to determine if one is right for your hot water needs, including pros & cons of different options.

February 15, 2024
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Brian Church

The words "Bi-Directional Charging" over an image of an EV representing a smart, efficient, and eco-friendly way to power your home using your electric vehicle.
Home ElectrificationBi-Directional EV Charging: What It Is & Why It Matters

Bi-directional EV chargers: The smart, efficient, and eco-friendly way to power your home. Learn more about this game-changing technology and its benefits.

March 27, 2023
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Brian Church

The words "EV Charger Guide" over an image of a charger plugged into an electric vehicle, representing everything you need to know about electric vehicle charging, from the types of EV chargers to installation & government incentives.
Home ElectrificationGuide To Electric Vehicle Charging

Everything you need to know about electric vehicle charging: From the types of EV chargers to installation & government incentives.

February 24, 2023
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Cory O'Brien

The words "Smart Home 101" over an image of a futuristic-looking house, showing how to design and build a smart home system, the benefits and drawbacks of smart home technology, and how to create a smart home ecosystem that will save money.
Home ElectrificationSmart Home 101: Introduction and How It Works

How to design and build a smart home system, the benefits and drawbacks of smart home technology, and how to create a smart home ecosystem that will save money.

December 9, 2022
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Cory O'Brien

The words "ELI5: Electric Panel" over an image of a hand resetting a circuit breaker in an electric panel, representing what an electric panel is and how it works, what a circuit breaker is, and what happens when a breaker trips, explained with simple words and concepts as part of the Explain Like I'm 5 series.
Home ElectrificationExplain Like I’m 5: Electric Panel (ELI5)

What an electric panel is and how it works, what a circuit breaker is, and what happens when a breaker trips, explained with simple words and concepts.

November 21, 2022
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Cory O'Brien

The words "Guide To Heat Pumps" over an image of a modern heat pump system, representing how heat pumps work, the different types of heat pumps available, heat pump benefits, and what to consider when buying a heat pump unit for your home.
Home ElectrificationHomeowner’s Guide to Heat Pumps

How heat pumps work, the different types of heat pumps available, heat pump benefits, and what to consider when buying one for your home.

November 1, 2022
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Cory O'Brien

The words "Fall Home Maintenance Checklist" over an image of autumn leaves, representing the most important fall maintenance checklist items that homeowners should consider to help keep their home in tip-top shape all winter long.
Home ElectrificationFall Home Maintenance Checklist and Tips To Boost Home Energy Efficiency

The most important fall maintenance checklist items that you should consider to help keep your home in tip-top shape all winter long.

October 31, 2022
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Cory O'Brien