Tips from Wilcox Electric

Ceiling Fans: How to Get the Most Benefit

Posted by Wilcox Electric on Sep 19, 2019 10:39:11 AM

If you think a ceiling fan is only used to create a breeze indoors, you’re missing out on many other features this fixture has to offer. By adjusting the direction of the rotation and the speed of the fan, you can gain year-round benefits.

Here’s a guide to help you get the most from each ceiling fan installed in your home.


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Topics: Energy efficiency, Ceiling fans

What You Should Know About Electric Vehicles

Posted by Wilcox Electric on Sep 6, 2019 5:13:20 PM

It wasn’t too many years ago that the words “electric car” inspired jokes about really long extension cords. Fast forward to today, and we find that electric vehicles — EVs — are not only here, they are becoming serious business.

How serious? A kickoff to National Drive Electric Week (September 14- 22) is scheduled for September 14, 2019 in Washington DC. Latest models of EVs and their committed drivers will be on hand to demonstrate and answer questions.  

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Topics: Energy efficiency, At-home charging station, EV electric vehicles

How to Save Energy by Using Dimmer Switches

Posted by Wilcox Electric on Aug 23, 2019 2:07:43 PM

Energy bills are a necessary expense. However, it’s also an expense that can grow if you’re not careful. In particular, electricity costs you during periods of extreme weather, and as many  in the Washington, DC area know, this means summer and winter.

That said, several energy-saving tips can help reduce your electric bill. The key is turning each into a habit that you incorporate into your daily life.

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Topics: Energy usage, Dimmer switches

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