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Staying Safe While Staying Cool

The ancient Romans referred to the hottest, most humid days of summer as “dog days”. Dog days or not, hot weather finds us seeking ways to stay cool inside and outside the home. Here’s a few safety tips to keep mind.

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What to Expect When Ting Identifies a Hazard

Ting keeps you in the know with reports about power quality and real-time alerts about important events. The most important of which is a suspected fire hazard. Here’s what you should expect if Ting identifies such a hazard.

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Why the Electrical Grid is a Big Deal

A reliable electrical grid is critically essential. The U.S. electrical grid saw its first expansion in major cities in the late 1800s. It’s a complex system that continues to expand, age, and become even more complex. In this article, we share some fascinating facts about one of our most relied-upon resources and how it touches your home.

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2 Ways Extreme Cold Can Increase Fire Risk

Texas winter storms magnified by polar vortex in February 2021 wreaked havoc on the electrical grid. Whisker Labs live video loop of power surges, sags and outages caused by weather and by planned rolling blackouts.

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5 Essential Steps to Better Fire Safety in the Home

Fire safety in the home – it’s not just about smoke detectors. The most diligent prevention measures don’t guarantee you won’t experience a fire in your home. But if and when a fire does occur – a good safety plan will pay dividends.

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Pole-mounted distribution transformers

The Transformer Serving Your Home: What You Need to Know

Conditions internal and external to a distribution transformer can cause problems that manifest in different ways, from damaged electronics to fires inside or outside the home.

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What You Probably Don’t Already Know About Lightning

If you’ve not yet noticed, we have a special connection with lightning. Here’s why.

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Safety Tips: Staying Warm with Electric Heating Devices

It is not unusual that we regularly see a marked increase in home electrical fire threats in regions affected by extreme weather. Whether you’re one of many in your community impacted by a weather event or regional energy supply issue – or your heating system is simply on the fritz – this short article is for you.

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Get to Know What Ting Detects

Learn what types of electrical issues and fire hazards Ting detects inside and outside a home.

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Did You Know? Laptop Power Supplies and House Fires

Few people think that laptop power supplies can cause devastating electrical fires. While not a common occurrence, they can – and do.

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