We inspect the Entire Electrical System We look for any safety hazards and potential energy saving suggestions.
This policy is intended to establish safety requirements for University faculty, staff and students who may work with or near electrically energized equipment during the course of normal activities. S
Protect your family and your home with a Berkeys Electrical Inspection in Dallas Fort Worth. We inspect the Entire El...
A programmable logic controller (PLC) can be elaborated upon as an electronic appliance, primarily used across a host of industries to regulate and monitor building systems, production processes, and
Voltage tester, tick-tracer, glow-tip, non-contact voltage tester… whatever. Same thing. I call it a voltage sniffer, but the technical name for this device is a capacitive voltage sensor. That’s
Written by guest blogger Jessica Staggs Most people remember important dates in their lives; birthdays, wedding anniversaries, work anniversaries, the birth of their children, etc. One day that cha
Everywhere I go, it seems that people are talking about 5G. I wanted to find out more about the specific role of micro data centers in 5G so I sat... Read more » The post Getting up to Speed on 5G
The recent oil crisis accelerated the focus on the downstream value chain. National Oil Companies (NOCs) are rapidly adapting their strategy by investing in refining and petrochemical complexes both
Digitally driven energy management initiatives are allowing companies to operate sustainably while gaining the rewards of reduced energy costs and a smaller carbon footprint. Microgrid adoption, incr
The digital classroom is becoming the norm in K-12 schools in the US. That means the Federal E-rate program, which provides affordable telecommunications, internet access, and internal connections to
It’s that time of year again – Spring Cleaning Time! We need to get ready for the warmer weather by opening the windows and getting busy with ridding our homes of the dusty musty winter air. Some
Over the years, Schneider Electric has established itself as one of the leading businesses in the domain of Digital Transformation of Energy Management and Automation in Homes, Buildings, Data Center
Installation standards and work practices complement each other. Before any arc flash discussion can be made about the National Electric Code (NEC), it’s important to realize that NFPA 70E, Stand
The Indian electrical industry is multifaceted, assembling an array of items which run from powerful innovation equipment to low innovation electrical parts. After all, the electrical business is a w
Developers and Installers are embracing the IIoT trend as the market demand for IIoT-based solutions continues to grow stronger. End Users are expecting their machines to be more connected and... Re
The Sense home energy monitor is possibly the coolest tool ever invented to track home energy usage. One of the inspectors in my company, Joe, told me about this device a few months ago. He installed
I’ve helped teach dozens of first-time home buyer seminars over the years, and it’s typically the same stuff covered during every seminar. What’s a home inspection, when does it happen, what do
In the US, plumbing leaks waste 1 trillion gallons of water annually. That's equivalent to 40 million swimming pools. Most of these leaks don't even need the attention of a professional
North Texas has been a bit soggy lately. It means roads are wet, flooded, or even severely damaged by all that water draining into the storm drains. To stay safe, you don’t have to remain at home. T
Buying a home with aluminum wiring? The seller will probably tell you it’s perfectly fine, has never been a problem, and there’s nothing to worry about. We’ve heard this story many times. I blo
Did you know that approximately 25% of the air in your HVAC ductwork is lost as a result of leaks and poorly fitted ducts?
Before the rains begin again, it looks like DFW is going to be enjoying some nice weather. It’s time to begin getting the kids out of the house for some fun on the weekend before the rain ends and s
Replacing a hardwired smoke alarm is a piece of cake. If you purchase a smoke alarm from the same manufacturer, you might be able to use the same wiring harness. You simply disconnect the existing s
Welcome to Nashville! We can’t tell you how stoked we are to see so many new faces in town for the NFL Draft! Whether it’s your first time in Music City or you’re a regular in these
Did you know that the United States generated nearly 4 trillion kWh of electricity in 2017 alone?
Shopping for a new smoke alarm? Stop. Don’t even go to the store until you know exactly which smoke alarm you want. I know the ins and outs of smoke and CO alarms, and I’m still overwhelmed by th
Does one of the bathrooms in your home have a toilet that's clogged?
If you own a home, going solar is a no-brainer. Upon installation of a solar system you immediately begin to reduce your energy bills. As an investment, solar can provide an amazing return every month
Carbon monoxide alarms are required for most dwellings in Minnesota. I get a lot of questions about the little details, and today I’m going to cover them all. General Carbon Monoxide Alarm Require
Your air conditioning system could account for approximately 12% of your total annual home energy expenditures and up to 70% during the hotter summer months. The HVAC is the biggest ene
Your home inspector probably gave you a big list of things to maintain when you bought your home. Have you stayed on top of it? All of it? When stuff gets neglected, stuff breaks or stops working.
Performing electrical repairs in your home require you to understand how to use the main circuit breaker. Your homes main circuit breaker controls the distribution of electricity to each
We do our best to leave houses in the same condition that we found them in, and that includes the gutters. If I lean an aluminum ladder up against a gutter, I’m going to scratch it up. I’ve never
A clogged toilet is a huge inconvenience. Living in a home with only one bathroom requires tending to the clog immediately. The only thing worse than a one-bathroom home with a backed u
When you live in DFW, you realize it’s a huge place, made up of individual cities. Sometimes that idea can be overwhelming. And sometimes, having our own little city is comforting with so much going
This is a guest blog post by Joe Westerlund, a home inspector at Structure Tech. “Is there water pouring through your ceiling?” When I was working as a plumber, this was my occasional attempt at
Every one, both old and young, are constantly dreaming of new ideas or new ways to do things. People create fascinating new products and great new concepts just sitting around a coffee table. However,
Most homeowners make a big mistake while planning their kitchen or bathroom remodeling project. They think that products found in their local home improvements stores or on a few websites are their on
It has been estimated that your average household leak can waste 9,400 gallons of water annually. Unchecked plumbing problems can really hurt your wallet and haunt you when you need wat
The indoor air quality of your home can be up to 10 times worse than the air quality outside your home.
The quest for eco-friendly apartments and homes is spreading fast, and we have seven great ideas to quickly and constructively join the green movement. Check these out: Outside If you are in an arid c
BERKEYS® Air Conditioning, Plumbing & Electrical Earns Their Seventh Consecutive Angie’s List Super Service Award DALLAS, TX, Friday, February 8, 2019 – BERKEYS® Air Conditioning, Plumbing &
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