LED vs Non-LED Christmas Lights Comparison

In this video I’m comparing LED vs. non-LED lights from a cost, durability, coverage and electricity usage perspective. LED lights cost twice as much, at least in Dec 2017 for 1/4th the electricity usage. These LED lights cover 100 feet whereas the non-LED lights cover 75 feet or so. LED lights don’t yield hardly any … Read moreLED vs Non-LED Christmas Lights Comparison

A Tiny $15 Device to Have Light When the Power Goes Out

Here I show you the simplicity of using your car battery to power a 9W LED light lamp. This 150Watt Power Inverter costs all of $15 or so on Amazon. You plug it into your cigarette lighter of your vehicle, then plug your normal lamp into the inverter and VOILA! You have light! Get an … Read moreA Tiny $15 Device to Have Light When the Power Goes Out

Do You Drive a Car? Well You DO HAVE a Generator! Watch this!

Okay folks, I was reading some blog posts about people fretting about losing power when the hurricanes blew through Florida this fall. It’s scary when the lights go out. First of all, you’re in the dark. Second of all you don’t know when they’re going to come back on. So you have a complete feeling … Read moreDo You Drive a Car? Well You DO HAVE a Generator! Watch this!

Oh Christmas Tree, Oh Christmas Tree, How Much Electricity Do Your Lights Use???

There are few things better on this great world of ours than a fully lit Christmas Tree. It brings joy, memories of the past, hope for the future, excitement for the fun you and your family will have this holiday season, but if you’re not careful it can also be a HUGE drag on your … Read moreOh Christmas Tree, Oh Christmas Tree, How Much Electricity Do Your Lights Use???

In Awe of Our Incredible Universe

I’m in the midst of reading a book from the Bureau of Naval Personnel titled “Basic Electricity” which I bought used on Amazon for like a buck or something. This is a book I can’t read very quickly because I continue to put it down and just think about what I’ve read. Not because I’m … Read moreIn Awe of Our Incredible Universe

I’m SOOOO Grateful to Live in the US!

Low voltage is a common problem in India — especially during the summer months. When this happens, the tube lights keep flickering, and some of the other bulbs burn rather dimly. The Americans have a term for this dip in voltage — they call it ‘brownout’. Arun never uses any of his electrical appliances during […] … Read moreI’m SOOOO Grateful to Live in the US!

Dilemma for American Free-Traders: Cheap Solar Panels vs. Domestic Manufacturing

Interesting article here. A couple US Solar manufacturers are asking for a tariff of 25 cents per WATT on imported Solar Cells and 32 cents per Watt on PV panels with a minimum price on panels of 74 cents per Watt. At issue, of course, is that the pro-solar advocates have been saying for years … Read moreDilemma for American Free-Traders: Cheap Solar Panels vs. Domestic Manufacturing