Entries by Thompson Electric

How to Protect Your HVAC System From Extreme Weather

If you’re a homeowner in Jacksonville, you’ve probably witnessed firsthand how extreme weather can affect your home. Whether it’s summer heat waves that reach 100 degrees and cause your energy bill to skyrocket, or serve storms that bring damaging winds and flash floods, extreme weather can be very costly. Unfortunately, extreme weather can also affect […]

Home Electrical 101

Basics of Electrical Power at Home When owning a home, it’s important to understand how your electricity works, so you know what to do incase something goes wrong. Learning how your electricity works can be daunting for some, so we have provided the basics you can understand how electricity powers your home.   To start, […]

Smart Plugs

Smart Plugs For Home Automation A smart plug is a plug that you insert into your typical wall outlet and is controlled with a smart phone or app. The device that is plugged into the smart plug (that is plugged into the wall) can be controlled remotely from your phone, even when you’re not home. […]

Technological Advancements that Could Power the Future

With concerns for the environment and a growing population, technological advancements in trying to find alternative ways to power the world is powering up. Learn about new technology, and the future of the modern utility that powers the world. Flexible Thermoelectric Generators A flexible thermoelectric generator is a small device that can convert heat into […]