Leviton recently introduced it's new voice-powered control solution, the Decora Voice Dimmer with Amazon Alexa Built-in. This new Wi-Fi in-wall dimmer allows homeowners to adjust the lighting, listen to the news, control other home devices and more, all by voice commands. Decora Voice Dimmer can replace any standard single pole or three-way light switch making the upgrade to this new convenience simple. "Whether you're in the middle of cooking dinner and you need to shine more light on the stove top, or you're relaxing on the couch and don't want to miss the next scene, having hands-free voice control of
Generator Maintenance If you expect your generator to work when you need it most, it must be maintained. Just as you would maintain your car (e.g., oil changes, tire rotations), you must service your generator to ensure that it will operate during a blackout. If you've not had your Generac generator serviced in over six months, call us to schedule an appointment. Better still, ask us about our service contract so you can be worry free. Perishable items during a prolonged utility power outage. You may have purchased a generator that only powers a portion of you home. That extra
What is a Standby Generator?With the storms Long Island has endured this winter, many residents have lost power for days on end. The next time a storm knocks out your power, you may find yourself thinking about purchasing a standby generator. Unlike a portable backup generator that you have to lug out in the event of a power outage, a standby generator is permanently installed and will automatically restore electricity to your home within seconds of losing power. A standby generator is installed outside your house like an AC unit and an automatic transfer switch signals the unit to turn
Most of us love the beginning of a new year! We reflect on the past and set goals for the future. A new year is filled with potential and excitement. When it comes to setting resolutions, we often focus on improving our personal health and well being. Taking care of your home usually comes as a second thought but it may surprise you to know that the space you occupy has a huge effect on the way you feel about yourself. 2018 is time to update your home into a Smart Home. Imagine the security of knowing your home is
Tip 1: Make It Feel Welcoming You want to give guests a good first impression when they walk in your front door. You want them to feel invited. People are by nature drawn to light but not necessarily by bright lights. People's attention are attracted to contrast rather than brightness. Generally, you have a decorative fixture mounted in the center of the ceiling, which is not necessarily ideal for creating a warm and inviting feeling to your guests. Instead, invest in adding other types of light such as indirect lighting or accent lighting, to create a more welcoming space. Tip
When Mother Nature is in command of the weather, there is little you can do to control it. Yet, you can control staying ahead of the storm season by preparing for the unexpected. Every year, severe weather runs the risk of leaving up to millions of people without power for extended lengths of time. Some of the worst storms have eliminated access to power in certain areas from hours up to weeks. Are you prepared? From the leaders in power and emergency preparedness JHACS offers you these helpful tips to consider, before the storm hits: • Complete a weekly exercise
Q: We have a generator. Why do we need uninterruptible power supplies (UPS) for our computer and other sensitive electronics? A: When the utility power fails, it takes time for the engine to start and reach operating speed (RPM) and to transfer to generator (emergency) power. You need some type of backup to keep things running until the generator power kicks on. The transfer of power from the utility to the generator also creates electrical surges and voltage spikes. Use of an UPS system helps prevent premature hardware failure, data error, loss or corruption, and other problems by maintaining power
We're excited to announce that our new and refreshed website is live. The updated site includes changes to navigation, with dropdown menus for both mobile and desktop versions. We've also improved the structure of our content, so you'll get more from a quick read. There's a whole host of smaller but impactful changes, all to make your experience of the Adjust site that much better for you. Navigate around and check it out!