Bill Lutz

Bill earned a degree in Electrical Engineering and Architecture, then founded Generation 3 Electric in 2000. His father, an electrician, was his inspiration. These days, Bill actively manages his company and enjoys focusing on new technology and marketing.

Recent Posts

Are Ceiling Fans A Thing Of The Past?

By Bill Lutz | May 24, 2017 2:49:02 PM

Picture yourself in a room that has a ceiling fan. What comes to mind? Is it an old house from the 70s or is it a modern masterpiece that you would be more likely to find in a movie than in real life? Contrary to popular belief, ceiling fans are not dead. In fact, they can add a number of benefits to just about any home.

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There's Electrical Danger Lurking In The Water

By Bill Lutz | May 22, 2017 4:29:51 PM

There are lots of benefits about living in the City of Brotherly many to name all at once. But we want to take a few seconds to mention how nice it is to live close to the water. Our proximity to the Delaware River and even the Atlantic Ocean makes Philadelphia such a desirable place to live, learn and work but with that said, it’s important to understand the electrical dangers that are lurking in the water.

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Testimonial Spotlight: May

By Bill Lutz | May 18, 2017 4:16:42 PM

When it comes to your family, we here at GEN3 Electric understand that safety and well-being is top priority. You don’t have to take our word for it though, see what your friends and neighbors are saying about us below:

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How To Childproof Your Home, The Right Way

By Bill Lutz | May 11, 2017 2:55:16 PM

Did you know that in a recent study, 100% of 2-4 year olds were able to remove one type of plastic outlet cap within 10 seconds? That’s quite an alarming figure especially when we consider how many outlets the average household has and how curious our little ones tend to be. It’s important to childproof your home, the right way, so we’re going to spell it all out for you below:

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Can Ductless HVAC Help With Allergies?

By Bill Lutz | May 3, 2017 2:07:25 PM

Coughing? Sneezing? Watery eyes? We’re smack dab in the middle of allergy season and they’re getting the best of thousands of people in our area. Wouldn’t it be nice if there was some sort of technology that could help keep the air clean inside of your home so some of your symptoms would subside? Luckily for you, there sure is!

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Electrical Safety Month: Is Your Home Up To Code?

By Bill Lutz | Apr 25, 2017 4:25:21 PM

What year was your home built? Did you know that the National Electrical Code has been updated 15 times since 1974, the year the average American home was built? The NEC has been adopted in all 50 states, and for a very good reason. It sets the standards for safe electrical installation, inspection and use to protect people and property from serious electrical hazards.

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5 Electrical Safety Tips That'll Keep You Safe This Spring

By Bill Lutz | Apr 25, 2017 9:55:14 AM

Doesn’t it feel great to cross items off of your springtime to-do list? There’s not much that rivals the feeling of accomplishment and studies show that getting things done around the house can have lots of benefits. As you gear up and head outside to tackle projects this spring, keep these electrical safety tips in mind to help eliminate the risk of injuries or even death:

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April Testimonial Spotlight

By Bill Lutz | Apr 20, 2017 3:43:13 PM

We at Generation 3 Electric feel that knowledge is power. Our licensed technicians are trained, certified and current on all electrical standards, ready to solve the myriad of residential electrical problems, from old buildings to new construction. You don’t have to take our word for it, though. See what your neighbors are saying about us, below:

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What is an Arc Fault Circuit Interrupter and Why is it Needed?

By Bill Lutz | Apr 18, 2017 4:55:36 PM

According to the National Fire Protection Agency, 47,700 home fires stemmed from some type of electrical failure or malfunction in 2011. These fires led to 418 deaths, 1,570 injuries and over $4 billion in property damage. Why are all of these statistics relevant? Because 50% or more of electrical fires could be prevented by arc fault circuit interrupters, or AFCIs.

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