Programmable Thermostats

Comfort and Savings with Programmable Thermostats November 2, 2019 I started using programmable thermostats last winter and really liked the results. When I say results and I am not referring to energy savings as this is hard to determine. Winters differ so even looking at your NB Power records does not necessarily reveal how much money you save. [...]

By |2019-11-02T10:34:35+00:00November 2nd, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Assembly Line Woes

We recently had to troubleshoot a problem with a customer’s assembly line. For no apparent reason every night one section of the line would shut down and have to be restarted. Even worse it occasionally started running without using the start switch. This particular line has a very simple setup: a start/stop switch for the conveyor belt (which [...]

By |2019-08-06T19:41:12+00:00November 27th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

We’re Hiring Again…..

Wattsource Electrical is pleased to announce the recent addition of Dean Tingley to our team. Dean is a red seal licensed electrician; don’t let his youthful and good looks fool you, he is a keen, competent and dedicated electrician. I worked with Dean when he started in the trades about 7 years ago and was impressed even then [...]

By |2019-08-06T19:50:40+00:00August 1st, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Hair Dryers Burning Out

Stuff That Shouldn’t be Happening: Hair Dryers Burning Out Every 6 Weeks June 5, 2018 We were recently asked to do an electrical inspection of a hair salon. To receive a permit for a salon through the Cosmetology Association of New Brunswick it requires an inspection by a licensed electrician. The inspection looks to make sure all electrical fixtures [...]

By |2019-08-06T19:53:00+00:00June 6th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

We’re Expanding

Wattsource is pleased to announce the recent hiring of Adrien Poirier as Électricien PLUS to our team.  Adrien  passed his CFQ exam with flying colours this past January and is now a Red Seal Certified Electrician.  In addition to his skills in electrical for new house builds (he has done the electrical for more than 70 new home [...]

By |2019-08-06T19:56:22+00:00May 6th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Starting Generlink in a Power Outage

Generlink – Startup Procedures in a Power Outage January 30, 2018 The worst time to figure out how to properly get yourself up and running with a generator is during a power outage. Usually the weather sucks and most often you’re in the dark. It is best to be prepared long before the power goes out. The most [...]

By |2019-08-07T19:25:24+00:00January 30th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Generlink – Important NB Update

Generlink – Important Update for New Brunswick Customers In my first article on Generlink ( I discussed that you must use a “floating neutral” generator when you install the Generlink switch on your house. If the generator had a “bonded neutral” you had to follow a procedure to un-bond the neutral which on most generators is a fairly [...]

By |2019-08-07T19:27:56+00:00January 10th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments