The Top 5 Generator Maintenance Tips in Winter

Did you know that 22 percent of power outages from 2000 to 2021 were winter-weather-related?

When it comes to generator maintenance, it’s important to keep up with things before problems arise, otherwise you’re going to end up out of luck and out of power when you need it the most. Luckily, we’re here to help you get started.

Read on to learn five of the best generator maintenance tips to help you get geared up for winter.

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Does Cold Weather Affect EV Charging Times?

Did you know that electric vehicle batteries comprise 40% of the car’s total value? The lithium-ion batteries used in electric vehicles are specialized to deliver enough electrical output to prolong a vehicle’s driving range. While early electric vehicle models were not designed for long road trips, the times are changing, and some models can push 250 to 300 miles with ease. 

Now that winter is here, you might have noticed an increase in charging times. How does the colder weather impact your EV charge? 

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Are Building Fires Common in Winter?

Did you know that you can acquire a $5,000 fine in New Jersey for disabling a fire alarm? Even failing to install a fire alarm or detection device can cost you thousands. 

A fire alarm is a simple and effective device that, if used correctly, can detect fires early on and help you and others safely leave the building. In the winter, furnaces and fireplaces are frequently used to stay warm, but they could pose a greater risk than you may think. 

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4 Benefits of Installing EV Charging at Your NJ Airbnb

In 2021, consumers bought 6.6 million electric cars. There’s no denying that electric cars are on the rise, and you still have time to get ahead of the trend. 

If you’re renting out an Airbnb in NJ, you can actually attract more guests by having EV charging stations at your listing. But, what are some of the other benefits? Keep reading to discover why you should have eco-friendly rental homes. 

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What Causes Commercial Circuit Breakers to Trip?

Circuit breakers are an essential safety feature in both homes and commercial buildings in New Jersey.

If any part of an electrical system has too much energy flowing through it, breakers are going to kill the power. This means peace of mind for everyone inside, but it can be a hassle to get them turned on and kept on if they do trip.

That’s why being able to answer the question, “Why do circuit breakers trip?” is so essential. Read on to learn four of the most common causes.

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An Overview of Electrical Building Automation Technologies

Did you know that there are over 600,000 new businesses founded across the United States each year? However, many of these companies fail within the first few years.

In order to maintain a successful company, you should consider taking advantage of the tools that are available to you. Automation technology is one notable option, specifically when it comes to building automation. Let’s take a look at everything you need to know.

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Electric Car Charging in Multi-Family Dwellings

More than 240,000 fully electric vehicles (EVs) were sold in the United States in 2020, a jump of about 237% from only five years prior. With increases in gas prices and ongoing EV innovations, there is no reason to think this trend will be slowing anytime soon.

This means an increase in demand for EV car charging infrastructure. If you are a property manager, you know that the availability of charging electric cars is something that tenants have come to expect. If you are considering installation, you may not know where to start.

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