How to Prepare for a Power Outage

March 18, 2021

Approximately 3,500 outages were reported in 2015, according to the American Society of Civil Engineers. In Minnesota, most disruptions to the grid were primarily due to human error and adverse weather conditions. These outages can last close to 50 minutes at a time. In this article, we’ll explore ways to prepare in case of power interruptions. 1. Turn Off Your Appliances To protect appliances during an outage, it may be necessary to unplug them. But that depends on the installation of your electrical system. A standard circuit should have a varistor, a device that varies the

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How Is Electricity Generated?

February 11, 2021

Electricity is vital in your home or business to power all sorts of equipment or machines. You need electricity to turn on your laptop, television and sound system. The source of energy is crucial for cooking, illuminating your house, and keeping it warm. In short, electricity is useful for running devices and giving you comfort. Do you sometimes wonder where it comes from? Electricity production involves a series of steps. At Liberty Comfort Systems, we take you through the processes that contribute to electricity generation. What Is Electricity? Electricity is energy produced from the movement of electrons. The

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