Solar City to Produce Energy Collecting Roof Tiles

If you haven’t heard by now Elon Musk, the CEO of Tesla Motors, has merged with Solar City and is developing an integrated solar glass shingle, the Tesla solar tile which will be the roof of the future. Musk recently announced the highly anticipated Tesla roofing product to be launched in October of this year.
Photovoltaics (PV) is the field of semiconductor technology involving the …

The Past and Present of Light

Mark Fessenden

In November 136 years ago, Thomas Edison filed his patent on the Incandescent Light Bulb after finding “over 3000 ways not to make one”. Since then the design has not really changed as far as efficiency is concerned. Sure you can get incandescent light bulbs in a multitude of colors, shapes and sizes, but their lifespan is rather short. And although the cost is minimal …

Dangers of Hiring Unlicensed Electricians

Unlicensed Electrician

Sometimes things are just too good to be true, like an electrician offering services at half the normal rate. How can they work for so little when others cannot? It’s more than likely that he or she lacks the required permit or general liability and workers compensation insurance.  In other words, he or she is an unlicensed electrician.
An unlicensed electrician is a serious risk …