Maintaining your motorcycle, jetski, snowmobile battery with a maintainer saves you money. Batteries are an essential component to each of your vehicles. These devices power both the electronics and the starting systems of your car, boat or motor home. While everyday vehicles can recharge their batteries through the vehicle's alternator, vehicles that aren't used regularly require special charging and...
Batteries left anywhere except in proper facilities hurt our environment. The average person throws away eight household batteries each year. In the United States alone, battery retailers sell nearly three billion batteries annually. When broken down, this figure comes out to an average of 32 batteries per family. Unfortunately, all these batteries contain heavy metals that can contaminate the environment. For example, some batteries contain mercury, lead, nickel and cadmium. To save the planet from hazardous waste, people must learn about proper battery disposal. Continue reading →
LED technology produces solid-state lighting products that do not require filaments like traditional incandescent light bulbs. An LED bulb consumes up to 90% less power than an incandescent bulb, and it converts 80% of electrical energy to light. This remarkably low power consumption is its most obvious and well-known strength, but many people may not know that this technology can produce quite a few other long-term benefits for typical homeowners.