You might have heard that solar energy is good for the environment but might be wondering how? In this blog, we’ll look at the various benefits of solar energy that give you a reason to embrace solar panels. Reduces Air Pollution Fossil fuels release methane, carbon dioxide and other harmful gases into the atmosphere, which…

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We all know that solar panels convert solar energy into electricity. But the most popular question as of late is – whether solar panels require maintenance? And, if so,how frequently do they need to be cleaned? While solar panels don’t have moving parts, which equates to no need for lubrication and an overall low level…

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Solar panels make for an Eco-friendly source of energy as they are designed to convert sunlight into electricity. However, the solar panels deteriorate over time and have to be repaired or replaced. Most solar panels in Maui last 25 to 30 years. Here are a few simple steps that you can follow to maximize your…

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We’ve all been there: the moment where the house grows dark, and you’re forced to go on the hunt for that elusive circuit breaker to get things back up and running again. It’s a rite of passage for practically every homeowner! But have you ever wondered exactly how a circuit breaker works, and what specifically…

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Aloha! Today, WikiWiki Solar and Electric would like to share the top 5 most common electrical problems that are lurking in your home, along with a few thoughts on how best to address these problems before they grow into a possible emergency for you and your loved ones:  Short Circuits There are some appliances and…

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Emergencies, by definition, are a dangerous situation that require immediate action. Electrical emergencies are no exception, and pose a serious risk to your health and safety. We’d like to share a few strategies and suggestions to help you navigate an electrical emergency should anything happen, and to help you be better equipped to respond in…

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Pets are very important members of our ‘Ohana, filling our hearts with joy at the sight of their antics and being on the receiving end of their affections. Many of us don’t realize that our pets can also become entangled in the electrical cords that are strewn about every modern house, or possibly become injured…

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Welcome back! Today WikiWiki would like to talk a little story about the hidden dangers of electric shocks in the water. Electrical dangers in and around your pool may not be the first thing that comes to mind when considering safety, but the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) and the American Red Cross have…

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Every year we throw away over 40 million tons of electrical waste per year (and counting!), causing a major strain on the environment and contributing to harmful contaminants being released into the ecosystem. It’s possible to work towards a better outcome when considering what to do with your electrical wiring waste, and today we’d like…

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Office or company culture is quite a buzzword these days in the blogosphere. You’re probably well aware of the need to keep your employees happy and productive, but have you really given this the thought and attention that it deserves? A strong office culture isn’t something that can develop overnight, or as a result of…

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