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Get a Jump on Cold Weather

By Jonathan Susser | August 27, 2020

Q: Winter and its customary high energy bills have a way of sneaking up on me. What are some tips for saving money this year? A: Winter will be here before we know it, but it doesn’t have to mean[…]

Charging Up at Home

By Jonathan Susser | July 23, 2020

Although the financial, environmental and performance benefits of electric vehicles (EVs) often get the most attention, another perk is their convenience. What if, rather than having to stop at a gas station on your way home from work or an[…]

Troubleshooting Techniques for AC Induction Motors

By Jonathan Susser | July 14, 2020

Three-phase alternating current (AC) induction motors don’t last forever, and over time, they tend to experience common problems. Understanding the operating parameters and forces acting against a motor, conducting tests and making observations based on those parameters, and removing system[…]

Keeping Track of Energy Use at Home

By Jonathan Susser | July 7, 2020

Q: Having additional time at home has made me more aware of just how many devices and appliances use electricity. How can I tell how much energy they’re consuming, and what actually makes up my electric bill each month? A:[…]