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

Save BIG With Energy Efficient Home Office Equipment

By Bill Lutz | Feb 23, 2017 2:17:12 PM

Most companies out there aren’t what they used to be. What do we mean by that? We mean that lots of businesses out there offer flexible hours and lots of other perks that you would have never seen 20-30 years ago. Take working from home for example - there are tons of companies out there who allow their employees to work from home at least one day per week.

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Are You an Energy Waster?

By Bill Lutz | Feb 22, 2017 12:15:13 PM

Did you know that the average residential household in the United States spends around $2,200 a year on utility bills? It’s amazing how much energy we consume on a daily basis and the thing is, most of the time we don’t even realize how much we’re actually using. Make a conscious effort to avoid these bad habits and we hate to say it, but if you’re falling into 3 or more of these categories, you’re a serious energy waster!

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How To Stay Warm Without A Space Heater

By Bill Lutz | Feb 7, 2017 4:18:53 PM

Did you know that space heaters cause roughly ⅓ of all winter house fires and 80% of all winter heating fire deaths? These are scary statistics, but the truth is, these pieces of heating equipment are a lot more trouble than they’re worth. Skip the portable heater this winter and rely on these alternative heating methods to keep your home cozy instead:

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The Dangers of Old Aluminum Wiring

By Bill Lutz | Feb 1, 2017 12:04:30 PM

Is your house 40 years old or older? Have you replaced any major appliances in the last 10 years? Did somebody own your home before you moved in? If you answered “yes” to any of these scenarios, your home could be at risk! Of what? Of old aluminum wiring that has the ability to wreak havoc.

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Home Rewiring FAQs

By Bill Lutz | Jan 23, 2017 5:05:19 PM

Would new outlets eliminate unsightly extension cords? Do new appliances require their own outlets? How do I know if my outlets are grounded? These are just a few of the electrical questions we receive quite often on the subject of home rewiring, so we’ve decided to take a few minutes out of our busy day to answer them for you! Even if you aren’t looking for answers to these exact questions, pay attention because you might know somebody who is!

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How To Prepare Your Home's Electrical System For a Winter Storm

By Bill Lutz | Jan 18, 2017 2:37:10 PM

Will your home be ready to withstand the next severe winter storm in Philadelphia? If you’re not taking the necessary precautions, we can assure you that you’ll be in for some serious trouble. So, the next time the forecast calls for heavy snow, wind, or ice here’s what you need to do to prepare:

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