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Residential Outlets

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There are many types of outlets on the market today.  In your home, you may have more than one type of outlet installed.  Your kitchen and garage may have a different style of outlet then your bathroom or living room and if your home is older you may have old outlets or more than one type because updates were started and never completed.  We want to help you define what types of outlets you have in your home and why.  Outlets have a hot wire and a neutral wire. These wires deliver electricity to and from your power source.  Receptacles...

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Differences Between Watts, Amps and Volts Explained

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Electricity consists of electrons flowing through a conductor, such as an electrical wire. Electricity is measured as an electric current. The electric current (I) is measured in Amps (A). Electrical pressure, the strength of the current or voltage (V) is what makes the current flow. Watts are the electrical power released. The most basic units of electricity are Voltage (V), Watts (W), and Amps (A).

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NEMA - National Electrical Manufacturers Association

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NEMA is an acronym for the National Electrical Manufacturers Association. 

The association represents nearly 350 electrical equipment and medical imaging manufacturers at the forefront of electrical safety, reliability and resilience, as well as efficiency and energy security.

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