Power Outage Preparation


We recently discussed the benefits of owning a generator for your home, particularly during this season of potentially-heavy snowfall, but there’s a change you haven’t made the purchase yet. If that’s so, and there’s a power outage, then you need to know how to keep yourself and your family safe and warm until the lights [...]

Power Outage Preparation2016-12-23T16:47:53+00:00

Carroll’s Best Electrical Contractor 2016 – Guess Who?


Tim Kyle Electric is Voted as Carroll's Best Electrical Contractor of 2016! For the 16th year, Tim Kyle Electric has been voted as Carroll's Best Electrical Contractor of Carroll County, Maryland. We are honored and proud to have served the Carroll County community since 1986. Are you Looking for THE Best Electrical Contractor? Choose Tim [...]

Carroll’s Best Electrical Contractor 2016 – Guess Who?2016-12-23T16:47:53+00:00

Peak Pricing, Smart Thermostats, and Energy Savings


Now is the time when your electricity use matters in a big way. Of course, it always matters how much you use (and potentially waste), but summer is when a lot of bills tend to run high as a result of constantly blasting our air conditioners. Avoid being awarded a terrifying bill by employing the [...]

Peak Pricing, Smart Thermostats, and Energy Savings2016-06-28T17:10:41+00:00

New Solar Power Harvesting Process


We are always in need of positive information on the potential new solar power front.  Luckily, there’s been some very recently: the record of how much of the sun’s energy can be “harvested” for our use has just been broken.  This means, of course, that solar panels will soon be more useful than ever in saving [...]

New Solar Power Harvesting Process2016-12-23T16:47:55+00:00

Intelligent Lighting Sparks Conversation


You likely don’t think of light bulbs as being able to “network,” but that’s entirely possible when it comes to light emitting diodes, or LEDs.  Because they “use semiconductors,” these bulbs are able to accomplish much of what others, like the tradition incandescent, can’t.  In this case, it means produce intelligent lighting that acts and [...]

Intelligent Lighting Sparks Conversation2016-12-23T16:47:55+00:00

Dimmer Switches Are Easy on the Eyes


Finding yourself shielding your eyes during dinner time, trying to talk to people across the table?  Squinting while reading in your bed at night?  It may be that your lamp or light isn’t cutting it anymore and could, in fact, be causing long-term damage to your eyes.  How can you remedy this in an easy and [...]

Dimmer Switches Are Easy on the Eyes2016-12-23T16:47:56+00:00

Stake Energy Vampires with These Gadgets


You’ve likely heard of energy vampires, or the way that your electricity bill can skyrocket as a result of leaving devices, appliances, and other electronics plugged in.  Even when off, these objects can cost you a lot due to the subtle way they absorb power for as long as they are connected to an outlet.  [...]

Stake Energy Vampires with These Gadgets2016-12-23T16:47:56+00:00

Press This Button to Save Energy


In order to save energy more effectively, one should first know how much is being spent.  That’s why, in the past few years, the government has made it much easier for people in commercial or residential settings to find access the data that details their energy consumption. […]

Press This Button to Save Energy2016-12-23T16:47:56+00:00