How To Use Tesla’s Charging Adapter At Non-Tesla Public Charging Stations

Tesla’s Superchargers allow Tesla vehicles to be fast-charged in under an hour. Teslareports that there are now 1,308 Supercharger Stations with 10,622 Superchargers strategically distributed around North America to allow owners to drive between major cities and across their country. But what happens when an owner is away from home and there isn’t a Supercharger nearby? I’m glad you asked! Simply locate an EV charging station on your touchscreen, find your Tesla to J1772 charging adapter, […]

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Install or Replace Wall Light

Lighting in any Scottsdale home is essential from a practical point of view but there are many other reasons that people decide to add more types of lighting around the home and in the garden.  A light is not just a light,  and there are a few considerations to take into account depending on the type of light you are looking for and when you install a wall light it can be more complicated than […]

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Proposed Ceiling Fan Regulations Hit Major Media Outlets

Ceiling fans are generating national attention as the new light bulb. Mainstream media is now reporting on the potential ceiling fan regulations as the battle heats up in Washington. The Huffington Post published an article on July 24 titled “House Republicans Fight Obama’s ‘War on Ceiling Fans,’” in which it focused on Republican opposition to the proposed standards. Alex Ostrovsky and the Fanimation team reached out to the reporter to inform her that limiting regulations on ceiling […]

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NEW ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING CURRICULUM INFUSED WITH A JOLT OF ‘MAKER’ ENERGY

New classes allow undergraduates to use EE tools and techniques to make gizmos and systems from day one. Undergraduate Diniana Piekutowski, EE ’16, came to Stanford with an interest in sustainability that she could have pursued through several different majors. “I eventually decided on Electrical Engineering because I wanted to learn the essence of energy and electronics,” Piekutowski said. “To me, EE is a harmonic balance of theory and application.” Such statements are music to […]

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Recessed Lighting Is The Best!

Recessed lighting is an excellent addition to any home. From a design standpoint you can’t beat its versatility. It can highlight a single piece of art, a specific sitting area, or be installed en masse to generally light up a room. It’s also an energy efficient product since recessed lighting usually runs on a lower voltage than other options and can be purchased with energy efficient housings. Taking all this into consideration, it’s easy to […]

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