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Importance of a Generator for Home Health Care Needs

If you are going to care for an ailing loved one in the home, you need to properly prepare the home to ensure all their needs are met. All medical equipment and devices must always be readily available and functioning. A generator is important when you are caring for an ailing loved one with certain [...]

By |2018-11-27T19:08:33+00:00November 27th, 2018|0 Comments

Why Your Convenience Store Needs a Standby Generator

Even though you might know that other convenience stores in the area have standby generators, you might not have purchased one for your own store just yet. However, a commercial-grade standby generator really is a necessity for modern convenience stores.   Prevent Food Products from Spoiling One of the biggest problems that convenience store owners [...]

By |2018-10-23T16:27:19+00:00October 23rd, 2018|0 Comments

Smart Energy Saving Ideas To Optimize Generator Fuel Consumption

Standby backup generators are a smart investment for any homeowner looking to stay on top of emergency power outages. For generators powered by natural gas, you will have an adequate supply of fuel for as long as you need. However, with the rising costs of fuel, your energy bill can easily add up if you [...]

By |2018-08-17T20:52:46+00:00August 17th, 2018|0 Comments

Considerations Your Generac Dealer May Address in Your Consultation

You should schedule a Q&A, fact-finding consultation before ordering a Generac generator. After all, generators aren’t purchases to be made lightly since they are significant investments. First, schedule a time when all the decision makers are home so that everyone is informed and on the same page regarding all the questions, answers, and specs. [...]

By |2018-07-10T21:30:33+00:00July 10th, 2018|0 Comments

3 Things Every Homeowner Needs to Know About Electrical Safety

When you move into a new home, you might be excited to design your dream interior or adding that deck you have been thinking about for years. Unfortunately, simple changes can dramatically impact your home's electrical safety, which is why you should be on the lookout for problems. Here are three things every new homeowner [...]

By |2018-05-16T20:34:47+00:00May 16th, 2018|0 Comments

Michigan Third in Most Power Outages in 2013

According to power management company Eaton, in 2013 California (for the fifth year running) topped the list of states with the most power outages, followed by Texas and Michigan. Eaton’s Blackout Tracker data is based on a full year of reported power outages across the U.S. and is organized into two sections: an overview of [...]

By |2015-01-23T21:27:32+00:00January 23rd, 2015|Comments Off on Michigan Third in Most Power Outages in 2013

Some Solar Power Facts

Since creating our Green Division in 2008, Oak Electric Service has become one of Southeast Michigan’s leading solar panel system installers. Visit our website to check out some of the solar installations we are so proud of having installed for customers all over the state of Michigan—Ann Arbor, Birmingham, Bloomfield, Brighton, Clarkston, Dexter, Dryden, Manchester, [...]

By |2014-04-14T20:48:42+00:00April 14th, 2014|Comments Off on Some Solar Power Facts

Using Solar Panels with Battery Backup

Getting energy from the sun is great under most circumstances. But because most solar systems are “grid tied” these days, people who have solar panels without battery backup are subject to power outages just like everyone else. If you live in an area that experiences frequent power outages but want to keep your connection to [...]

By |2013-08-25T13:46:32+00:00August 25th, 2013|Comments Off on Using Solar Panels with Battery Backup