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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Brighten Up, Don’t Get S.A.D.

By Walter Morgynski | Jan 27, 2017 10:00:00 AM

Dusk comes early this time of year, before many of us leave our jobs. It can make it feel like the whole day got away from you while at the office. SAD (Seasonal Affective Disorder) has an arguably silly acronym some marketing department must be rather proud of, but it’s no joke.

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Winter Drafts

By Walter Morgynski | Jan 24, 2017 10:00:00 AM

Do you have any drafty rooms in your house, that your home’s heating system can’t seem to keep warm. Are those same rooms always uncomfortable in the summer heat too? GEN3 installs Mitsubishi’s ductless hyper heat mini split systems.

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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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Super Hero Sunday

By Dottie Robbins | Jan 22, 2017 9:45:00 AM

Generation 3 Electric's owner, Debbie Lutz, got a call from our answering service on a Sunday with no electricians scheduled. The call was a previous customer's difficult predicament. Their tenant, a quadriplegic, complained of the breakers constantly tripping. The Landlord is expecting that new lines will need to be run to alleviate chronic overload condition. The entire second floor was out as well as the blower motor to the furnace. Debbie reached out to several Generation 3 Electric's technicians to come in on their day off for this emergency situation. Gordon Coleman came to the rescue! 

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Don't Leave Your Major Appliances Vulnerable. Surge to Their Protection!

By Walter Morgynski | Jan 20, 2017 10:00:00 AM

Whole-home surge protectors offer peace of mind and protection for your valuable major appliances, and pay for themselves in the event of a power surge.

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