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

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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Springtime Electrical Safety Check-Up

By Bill Lutz | Apr 13, 2017 2:02:54 PM

Spring is the perfect time to get your teeth cleaned, schedule a wellness checkup with your doctor and have the oil changed in your vehicle. It’s also a great time to give your home an electrical safety inspection to make sure the system is free of hazards and other potential problems. See below for a checklist of what you or your electrician should be looking for:

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Testimonial Spotlight: April

By Bill Lutz | Apr 7, 2017 1:18:17 PM

You wouldn’t order your dinner without reading some of the descriptions on the menu first, right? So why would you hire an electrician without doing a bit of research about them beforehand? Take a look at what some of our recent customers are saying about work below:

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No More Problem Rooms With Ductless HVAC

By Bill Lutz | Apr 4, 2017 4:30:33 PM

Notice that newly renovated living space is always so cold? Have a certain room of the house that’s always much warmer than the others? Your home is supposed to be a place of maximal comfort, although that’s not always the case. But with ductless HVAC, problem rooms are no longer a problem. Find out why, below:

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When Is It Time To Replace Your Appliances?

By Bill Lutz | Mar 29, 2017 2:35:12 PM

Out with the old, in with the new. Just like we welcomed the start of spring a little over a week ago, it’s time to say goodbye to your old appliances and introduce upgraded models to your home. After all, those dinosaur appliances you’re still holding onto are costing you a fortune.

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Smoke Detectors: The Best and The Worst

By Bill Lutz | Mar 22, 2017 3:54:02 PM

According to the U.S. Fire Administration, 96% of homes and establishments in the United States have at least one smoke detector. We’re happy to hear that most Americans finally got the memo. But when it comes to smoke detectors, there are two main types and one of them is far less superior.

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How Ductless HVAC Works

By Bill Lutz | Mar 16, 2017 2:45:20 PM

When it comes to ductless heating and cooling, we receive LOTS of questions. From pricing to operation and just about anything else you can imagine - we’ve gotten a question about it. And since this technology is quite new in the long scheme of things, we don’t blame you.

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Are Energy-Saving Upgrades Actually Worth It?

By Bill Lutz | Mar 15, 2017 3:26:17 PM

 
You’ve been hearing that you should be making energy-efficient upgrades throughout your home for a few years now, but is it actually worth it? We get this question quite frequently from homeowners across the Philadelphia area, so we’re going to provide you some actual statistics. The quick answer is, yes - it’s worth it. But find out how much you can actually save, below:

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