Mr. Electric Blog

The relationship between weather and energy usage is a never-ending cycle. Spikes and drops in temperature and humidity lead to spikes and drops in energy use (and costs), which in turn correspond with spikes and drops in greenhouse gas emissions, further affecting climate. What does this...Read more

By Spencer Cutright

Crowds are packing amusements parks this summer as they look to let out their inner adrenaline junkie. With more than 400 amusement parks and 786 roller coasters in the U.S., there are plenty of rides to choose from. Mr. Electric® presents our favorite list...Read more

Your business’ lighting is critical to its success, and with commercial lighting rapidly changing, you could be light years behind the times. Don’t let your business be left in the dark. Take advantage of the perks of modern lighting!

A Blast From The Past

Buildings constructed...Read more

By Spencer Cutright

Let’s face it: no summer vacation is complete without plenty of pictures. With the invention of the “selfie stick” and apps like Instagram and Snapchat, taking pictures has never been so user friendly, and photography has never...Read more

Those looking for the ultimate in programmable thermostat technology won’t go wrong with the latest generation of Leviton thermostats. Providing precise temperature control and an array of automation options, the Omnistat2 programmable thermostat by Leviton rises far above the competition....Read more

By: Sarah Trocolli

Father of electricity Nikola Tesla was known for being brilliant, quirky and driven in his pursuits to understand electricity, and after many experiments, Tesla eventually laid the ground work for the modern day Alternating Current electric supply system. As a tribute...Read more

Are you looking to replace the aging light fixtures found throughout your home with an updated, multi-functional alternative? You may want to consider all the wonderful advantages ceiling fans have to offer.

Ceiling fans can boost your “cool” factor.

And we’re not just talking...Read more

Benjamin Franklin’s name is recognized in a variety of fields, but on June 10 in 1756, Franklin would conduct his famous kite experiment and illuminate the world to the power of electricity. Although Franklin did not discover electricity, his findings and new language to explain electricity...Read more

Looking to buy or rent the perfect automobile for your annual summer getaway? You might want to consider going electric. From reducing carbon emissions to improving air quality and limiting noise pollution, electric cars can’t be beat!

A greener alternative
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Round. UFO-like. Able to eat through a 9-volt battery in a single month. Annoyingly difficult to disengage when you burn the bacon. A smoke detector is still a smoke detector, right? Not so much. Smoke alarms have come a long way in recent years, so if you’re still using the same kind of smoke...Read more