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  • Installing a Ceiling Fan

    Electrical, Punch! August 3, 2009 admin

              Ceiling fans are both functional and decorative. They are particularly useful in the summer, since they effectively reduce energy usage while creating a cool breeze. They can also be used in the winter to gently pull heated air away from the ceiling where it tends to collect. Light kits can be added to increase the […]

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  • Split-circuit Receptacles

    Electrical April 6, 2009 admin

    A split-circuit receptacle, as the name suggests, has a different power source for each plug-in outlet. You can identify a split-circuit receptacle because the connecting tab will be broken on the hot side and different hot wires connect to each hot terminal. Stop! Always turn off power to the circuits you are working on—and remember that there are two circuits […]

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