Valentine’s Day – By the Numbers

It’s that time of year again, love is in the air, romance is blossoming, and wallets are opening everywhere. For better or worse, it wouldn't be Valentine’s Day without billions of dollars being spent on flowers, chocolates, and teddy bears, to name just a few. According to the National Retail Federation’s Consumer Spending Survey, Valentine's Day will cost the avera…

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Posted February 14th, 2015

Holiday Lights Wattage – Put Your Math Skills to Work

How many watts do Christmas lights use? Ever wonder how much power you really need for all those strands of Christmas lights? A little bit of simple math can help you figure it out. To calculate wattage on a strand of lights, multiply bulb wattage by the total number of lights on the strand to get the total. Watts is a measurement of the amount of energy…

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Posted December 19th, 2014