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Earth Day Tip List

Earth Day Tip List

on Apr 21, 2014 in Blog

Even the smallest changes in your resource consumption habits can have a lasting, wide-reaching difference.

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Help Get More Smoke and Carbon Monoxide Alarms into Homes

on Mar 25, 2014 in Blog

With an increasing awareness of the important role carbon monoxide alarms play in protecting people from this odorless and colorless gas, states are examining their building codes. For example, all new residences in Maine and New Hampshire are required to have smoke and carbon monoxide alarms. “In an effort to help local contractors, Rockingham Electric is...

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Changing Batteries in Smoke and Carbon Monoxide Alarms Might Not Be Enough

on Mar 23, 2014 in Blog

When we all recently changed our clocks, there was the familiar message: “Don’t forget to change the batteries in your smoke and carbon monoxide alarms, too!” And while this message is a good one, it’s not the whole story. “Research shows that these alarms have a limited lifespan,” says Jim Pender, president of Rockingham Electric. “So it’s not enough to just change...

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A Thank You to Memorial Bridge Supporters

A Thank You to Memorial Bridge Supporters

on Feb 21, 2014 in Blog

San Francisco has the Golden Gate. New York has the Brooklyn. And Portsmouth and Kittery have the Memorial Bridge. It’s amazing how intertwined and significant a bridge becomes in its community—representing the connections people make, ensuring continued economic progress, establishing a landmark. So when the Memorial Bridge faced a crossroads in 2011, the...

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Bringing LED Technology to the Open Sky

Bringing LED Technology to the Open Sky

on Feb 11, 2014 in Blog

There’s been a lot of talk and use of LEDs in small spaces (such as individual lamps and in kitchens), and we’ve seen the examples of LEDs in their colorful grandness (such as in light shows and on structures). But we’re also seeing LED technology extend to wide, open spaces (such as parking lots and stadiums) with the introduction of a 400W metal halide equivalent...

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