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…

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Hurricane Preparedness and Electrical Repair

Our Jacksonville-based commercial and residential electrical company is weathered in hurricane preparedness and ready to help you prep for the storm, or clean up after it. The past few years, we have been sacked by large, devastating storms – knocking out power to large swaths of Jacksonville, Jacksonville Beaches, Yulee and St. Augustine. Thompson Electric…

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What You Can Find in an Electricians Tool Belt

Every trade has it’s tools to get the job done. Electricians are no different. They even have special tools specifically invented to help with safety and tight spaces they can’t even see. Whether you’ve though about it or not here are some tools you can find in an electricians tool belt. Linemen  Pliers Wires need…

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FPE Panel Dangers

FPE panels were America’s go-to circuit panels during the 1980s and many can still be found today. However, the dangers surrounding these panels may not be as well known. At Thompson Electric and Air we specialize in electrical work and identifying circuit panels that pose a risk to households and businesses. A Fire Hazard Millions…

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Safeways to Connect a Portable Generator

Living in Jacksonville Florida, it’s important to know what to do in case of emergencies – especially when it has to do with electrical. Do you need a generator? Which generator is best for you in times of power outages or damage from severe weather vs camping or tailgating? Do you need a fixed or…

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Craigslist Horror Stories

It takes a lot of time and skill to be a licensed electrician at Thompson Electric and very little to pretend to be a licensed electrician on Craigslist. Many people and businesses have looked to Craigslist for electrical work and did not get the results they were hoping for… False Advertising Usually, the “electricians” on…

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