The GFCI outlet was designed to measure the power flowing in and out of the plug to make sure there is a balance. It measures electrical charges as small as 5 milliamps for any variation and when it finds a difference, the outlet “pops”, or breaks the flow of electricity.
Growing your family comes with countless joys and a complete shift in priorities. However, even though many recognize the weight of these changes, only 35% of organizations in the U.S. offer paid maternity leave. In addition, only 39% offer paid paternal leave and only 28% provide paid adoption leave, according to a 2018 report from the Society for Human Resource Management.
Are you surprised to learn that your hair dryer uses more energy than your refrigerator or washing machine? Using energy efficient appliances and making a few small changes can make a huge difference in your monthly energy consumption. Read on for more surprising details.
For this Earth Day we’ve got some great tips on how to add energy efficiency to your routine in celebration of our planet. But first, we have an easy way for you to do something great for the environment right now:
Reading an electricity bill can be a confusing process. Understanding kilowatts, how energy is measured and billed, and which household appliances are using electricity can make it challenging to grasp how much you're spending.