Electromagnetic Interference

Electromagnetic interference is the interference caused by an electromagnetic disturbance affecting the performance of a device, transmission channel, or system. Moderate or high-powered wireless transmitters can produce EM fields strong enough to upset the operation of electronic equipment nearby. Cordless telephones, home entertainment systems, computers, and certain medical devices can fail to work properly in…

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Dedicated Circuits

A dedicated circuit has an unbroken flow of electricity from the circuit breaker to the point of use.  No other equipment can be plugged into or utilize the energy from this circuit, making it dedicated to that single application. This assures no other equipment or connections can be made between the breaker and the device…

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How Lighting Changed the World

Artificial lightning is one of the many ways humans have conquered nature. Production of artificial lighting started in the time of early humans and has continued to develop to this day. Before lighting, people rarely went out or had activities after dark. Candles and oil lamps were the main method of lighting spaces up until…

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Primary Energy

Primary Energy is energy that has not undergone transformation to another form, such as coal, oil, natural gas, nuclear energy, solar energy and wind energy. The electricity that we use is a secondary energy source because it is produced by converting primary sources of energy into electrical power. Electricity is extremely versatile, with a wide…

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Trusted Arizona Electricians

When you call for electrician services in your home or business, you need to know that you’re calling a contractor you can trust. Licensed, Bonded and Insured, B.B.B. A+ rated, Rogoz Electric provides experienced electrical repair and replacement services for all your home and business electrical needs in Phoenix and surrounding communities. The owners of…

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Lightning, Electricity and Energy

Lightning and Energy Lightning is an electrostatic discharge accompanied by the emission of visible light and other forms of electromagnetic radiation. Lightning can have 100 million to 1 billion volts, and contains billions of watts. Energy from lightning heats the air anywhere from 18,000 degrees Fahrenheit to up to 60,000 degrees Fahrenheit. The odds of…

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Advances in Electricity and Energy

As scientific discovery changes our world, so does our growing understanding of the applications of electricity, leading to great advances in current and future technologies. Recently, Researchers have identified a metal that conducts electricity without conducting any heat. Electricity is now being manipulated at the atomic level using quantum physics to power the next generation…

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Arizona Household Energy Use

The average Arizona household uses about 1,100 kilowatts of electricity each month. A quarter of the energy consumed in Arizona homes is for air conditioning, which is more than four times the national average.  More than 90% of Arizona households use air conditioning. In Arizona homes, space heating accounts for just 15% of total energy…

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Single Phase and 3 Phase Power

Single Phase power is a two wire Alternating Current (AC) power circuit. Many of the residences in the U.S. use single-phase alternating current electric power supply, which is typically used for powering up lights and household appliances. Generally, there is one power wire and one neutral wire, and power flows between the power wire (through…

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The Environmentally Friendly LED Light Bulb

High-efficiency LED light bulbs last at least ten years, while incandescent and halogen light bulbs last on average only one year. Fluorescent light bulbs and CFL bulbs contain the dangerous metal mercury and must be disposed of as hazardous waste. LED lights emit less heat than traditional incandescent, fluorescent and halogen lights. Today’s LED light…

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