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May 4th, 2023

What Happens When Lightning Strikes a Building? Lightning Rods, Conduction, and Grounding Explained

As one of the oldest observed natural phenomena, lighting is intense, beautiful, and terrifying. The basic mechanics of the sky-born discharge are easy enough to comprehend — air is an insulator for areas of positive and negative charges, which build until they reach a level that breaks down the insulator, causing a rapid discharge of

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April 20th, 2023

Worried About the Cost of Electricity in New York City? Save Money with These Energy-Conserving Tips

In March 2023, the cost of electricity in New York City was an average of $0.21, less than the national average of $0.23. Despite the difference, New Yorkers spent more on average year-over-year on annual energy costs, 14% higher than the national average. NYC’s demand on the grid is part of the reason for new

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April 6th, 2023

How Much Electricity Do Appliances Use? How To Measure Electricity Usage for Energy Cost Savings

Appliances and other electronics contribute to rising utility costs, but property owners can cut and control these expenses with proper management and investment. The key to managing expenses is learning about energy consumption. How much electricity do appliances use on your property? Breaking down consumption patterns lets property owners assess kilowatt-hours and annual expenses of

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March 23rd, 2023

The NYC Grid System: How You Can Help the City Reduce Electrical Grid Strain and Improve Sustainability

With the passing of Local Law 97, property managers must prioritize environmental initiatives and upgrades by 2024 or risk penalties and fines. Compliance with the new law is part of the state and city’s efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 80% by 2050. Without essential changes, the NYC grid system risks significant power strain

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March 9th, 2023

The LED Light Bulb Revolution: How LED Bulbs Can Improve the Energy Efficiency and Appearance of Your Building

If you own or manage properties in New York City, you probably spend a fortune on light bulbs. But it doesn’t have to be that way. New LED bulb technology is leading a light bulb revolution. You can save money and make any building look better by using LED bulbs instead of conventional incandescent ones.

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February 23rd, 2023

Science Quiz Questions About Electricity: How Well Do You Understand Basic Power and Electrical Wiring Concepts?

If you’re a regular reader of the Bolt Electric blog posts, you know we review electrical terminology and trivia from time to time. How well have you been paying attention? In this science quiz, questions about electricity will test your knowledge and memory. The more you understand these concepts as a building owner or property

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February 9th, 2023

Electrical Upgrades to Consider in 2023

For condo and co-op owners who want to list their properties on the market or for those who want to build equity, electrical improvements should be high on the to-do list. Here are six upgrades that increase home value, and they also benefit quality of life for occupants. Many are updates that are relatively simple

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January 26th, 2023

How Electrical Technology Is Changing Security for Condo Buildings

In the old days of New York City, many apartment buildings had a doorman stationed in the lobby 24/7 for security and concierge-style services. While this tradition continued with the advent of condos and co-ops, it has contributed to astronomic real estate and rental prices, as everyone began demanding a doorman building. Having a doorman

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January 12th, 2023

The Most Important Electrical Inventions and Discoveries in History

While no one discovered electricity – it’s always been a part of our natural world – there were many scientists and inventors over the years who learned how to harness it for life-changing results. Here are some of the most important electrical inventions and discoveries for you to ponder during this season of light when

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December 8th, 2022

How Electricity Changed Our Lives: What Domestic Life Was Like in NYC Before Electricity Through the Mid-20th Century

If you’re like most folks in New York City, you probably come home from work, flip a switch, and enjoy the bright lights in your kitchen or living room. You pull a cold drink from the fridge, turn on the television, and use your mobile phone to raise the heat with your smart thermostat. Want

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