You might have been wondering for a couple of years if investing in solar energy for your Southwest Wisconsin home makes sense. I can easily say it will be one of the best decisions you’ll make for your home and the environment if you choose to go solar this year.
Benefits of the Solar Switch
The first time I thought about solar energy, I was interested in two distinct reasons. I wanted to reduce my reliance on traditional energy methods, and I wanted to save money on my electricity bill. A solar panel installed by Current Electric will deliver on both of these areas. When I investigated the savings I could get with a solar panel system, I was amazed to see the returns in energy investment. A solar system is a substantial upfront cost, but the returns in the investment more than triple your...
There may be nothing more frustrating and inconvenient than a power outage. Lost work time, spoiled food, and loss of heat all from one major outage. These things are all consequences that Wauwatosa, Wisconsin homeowners face when their electricity unexpectedly goes out. However, there is a solution to these problems: investing in a whole home generator. Although generators are an extra expense, the benefits and comfort they provide often outweigh initial costs. Check out why Current Electric recommends investing in a whole home generator this winter!
7 Benefits of Investing in a Whole Home Generator
When you’re a homeowner, the last thing you want is your comfort and daily routine interrupted. You’ll save money, irritation, and stress in the long run by installing a whole home generator...
A recent solar installation done by Current Electric in Pewaukee was highlighted in the Journal Sentinel on October 31st! Chris Lueth, an American Family Insurance agent located in downtown Pewaukee, is one of the first businesses in the area to go solar. He added the panels to his office building in order to reduce his carbon footprint and save on electricity costs.
On this particular solar installation, Current Electric installed 38 panels. These will produce more than 11.4 kilowatts of power – enough to generate electricity to power the entire building located on 112 Main St!
Here’s what Chris said about his decision to choose Current Electric: “Kudos to the contractor, Current Electric. I had bid out for proposals, and I liked how they have a solar division. They seemed very well-organized...
Do you have a home improvement project in mind? Are you looking for experienced, proven, and local contractors? Please join Current Electric at the NARI Milwaukee Home & Remodeling Show! It takes place October 12th-14th at the Wisconsin Expo Center at State Fair Park.
Whether you need a new furnace, you’re remodeling, or you need to furnish your home, the NARI Milwaukee Home & Remodeling Show has everything that you need. You will have the opportunity to meet with over 100 home improvement and remodeling experts who are members of NARI Milwaukee. They have the highest code of ethics throughout the industry and pledge their honesty, integrity, and responsibility. If you’re looking to have a conversion with reliable contractors who take pride in every job they do, come to the show!
Current Electric is proud to announce that we have been recognized as a 2018 Top Solar Contractor! Last year, in the United States alone, more than 10,600 megawatts of solar power were installed. Current Electric has been recognized as a contributor to the industry by Solar Power World. Only 450 solar companies made the list, and we’re thrilled to be a part of it!
Produced annually, the Top Solar Contractors list sheds light on the solar work that has been done throughout the country. The list celebrates the achievements of U.S. solar developers, subcontractors, and installers within the utility, commercial, and residential markets. Contractors are ranked by kilowatts installed the previous year.
We are a licensed, insured, bonded, and NABCEP certified solar installer. We have over a decade...
The first Earth Day took place on April 22nd, 1970 with the goal of a world-wide, deeper appreciation for our planet. Each year, 180 countries around the world celebrate this day to reflect on the environment and find solutions to help make it healthier.
Here at Current Electric, we want to do our part in keeping our planet safe and strong for generations to come. Therefore, we offer solar energy alternatives for your home or business. Not only is it good for the environment, it’s good for your wallet as well. Solar technology is a green power alternative that saves you money.
Even though it’s so beneficial, many people are still on the fence about making the switch to solar energy. We believe that solar energy is the way to go, so to help put your mind at ease, we’re here to show you all...
Our field Superheroes hear it all the time from our clients: Buying light bulbs is more difficult and frustrating now than it has ever been before, and we agree. If you’ve ever stood in the light bulb aisle at your local hardware store with a deer-in-headlights stare, you are not alone. Between the constantly-changing technology, industry lingo, and government regulations, you might be tempted to switch back to candles and lanterns, but we are here to try and make sense of the most confusing aisle in the store so the next time you need to replace your bulbs, you can find what you need quickly and confidently.
There are 4 major types of light bulbs you will find in a variety of shapes and sizes. The first step in choosing your bulb is to figure out which type you want, and each type has its...
Generators are a backup source of electricity and can be absolutely crucial to some homeowners in order to keep their basements dry, their homes warm, and their food cold. Whatever your reason for wanting a backup generator, the Superheroes at Current Electric can offer the perfect solution for any budget.
Types of Generators
While there are technically more than two types of generators, our clients generally choose one of the following:
Automatic standby, natural gas/liquid propane generators run directly on fuel that comes through available gas lines so they are lower maintenance and don’t require constant refueling as other types of generators do. Natural gas and propane are relatively clean forms of energy that start and run well in all kinds of weather. These units are permanently...
Solar panel systems provide a clean and renewable source of energy for residential buildings. They can also help homeowners lower their energy bills, leading to considerable savings over the years. If you are interested, consider the following information.
Solar panel systems for residential buildings are available in two main types, off-grid and grid-connected. Off-grid systems are stand-alone ones that are not connected to a local utility company. Grid-connected systems are ones that are connected to a local utility company. These systems are able to use the grid for power when they are unable to produce enough energy on their own. The utility company arranges to purchase any excess power that grid-connected systems produce. Some grid-connected systems also have a battery backup...
The Home & Remodeling Show is a vital resource in considering your next home improvement project! This show features hundreds of reputable NARI Member home improvement professionals showcasing products and information related to improvement and maintenance of the interior or exterior of the home. Whether it’s an addition, kitchen or bathroom renovation or home maintenance needs of a new roof, windows, siding, gutters or more, it’s all available at the Home & Remodeling Show.
Have a one-on-one conversation to address your questions, or gather inspiration to decide on your home improvement or maintenance plans. This show is a complete consumer experience with engaging seminars, interactive spaces, ideas for the holidays and more!