152 – Video – The stuff you use to wire your home

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I have just posted a new video on You-Tube covering electrical devices, boxes and cable.  Watch it here on on  YouTube –  HERE . Working on my next video on circuits – kinda complicated – but getting there..  Hopefully this week it will be ready.  Stand By.. http://media.blubrry.com/hofpodcast/p/hofpodcast.com/wordpress/wp-content/uploads///devices_boxes_and_wire.mp4 Podcast: Play in new window | Download

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151 – Solar Basics

In response to a question, this show explains how solar power systems work including battery based and grid-tie systems.  I explain how to calculate their output, what to do when the sun don’t shine, and some other practical information.   Solar Map I referred to with the hours per day of solar production http://media.blubrry.com/hofpodcast/p/hofpodcast.com/wordpress/wp-content/uploads///hof-151-solar-power.mp3 Podcast: […]

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Video: All About Breaker Boxes (new version)

Finally, the new version of my epic video on Breaker Boxes.  The video covers electrical safety, how breaker boxes are laid out and work as well as a discussion on the various kinds of breakers including 110/220 Volt varieties, Ground Fault Circuit Interrupters (GFI’s) and Arc Fault Interrupters (AFI’s). http://media.blubrry.com/hofpodcast/p/hofpodcast.com/wordpress/wp-content/uploads///breakerboxes.mp4 Podcast: Play in new window […]

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139 – More on Neutrals

This show answers the two questions posed in the last show, that is: 1/ What happens when you “loose” a grouind 2/ If the neutral is the other conductor for both power feed legs, why is it not larger in capacity to handle the current from both legs?   http://media.blubrry.com/hofpodcast/p/hofpodcast.com/wordpress/wp-content/uploads///139-moreonneutrals.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window […]

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136 – Video – How to install a Service Entrance

This is a new video that explains the Service Entrance and how to install one.  It also covers how the electricity is fed to your home via the Primary and Secondary power lines and the transformer. Watch on here or on YouTube. http://media.blubrry.com/hofpodcast/p/hofpodcast.com/wordpress/wp-content/uploads///Service_Entrance.mp4 Podcast: Play in new window | Download

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107 – A Spring Checklist

A look at some things to do in the spring time including checking your roof and gutters, your drainage, electrical and plumbing systems and more!  Remember, an ounce of protection is worth a pound of cure! http://media.blubrry.com/hofpodcast/p/hofpodcast.com/wordpress/wp-content/uploads//hof-107-spring.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download

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