3 Unexpected Benefits of Whole House Surge Protectors

Many homeowners don’t understand that a whole-home surge protector offers unexpected benefits when severe storms impact an area. Although dozens of the advantages are practical, there are three reasons why the equipment can help teens and grown-ups avoid costly situations following major weather events. Financial Benefits In every home, there are numerous electronic devices that … Continue reading 3 Unexpected Benefits of Whole House Surge Protectors

Motion Detector Lights Protect Your Home

Homeowners are frequently looking for ways to protect their home from invaders, unwanted animals or other unwelcome guests. One of the best and inexpensive ways to add a level of security to your home is with motion sensor lights. These lights are designed to turn on automatically when there is movement within the range of … Continue reading Motion Detector Lights Protect Your Home

Are Solar Panels Worth the Money?

Solar panels have been showing an increase in popularity over the past few years. They are a great way for homeowners and renters to reduce their carbon footprint and even save a little bit of money. These systems can get very expensive and it makes many people wonder if paying the high cost is worth … Continue reading Are Solar Panels Worth the Money?

The Ultimate Cheat Sheet on Electrical Hazards

Resolve to enjoy a safe New Year! With the arrival of 2017, many residents of the greater San Jose area find themselves contemplating some exciting new technologies requiring electrical work. From solar panel upgrades in solar power systems to EV charger installation projects, households and businesses across this dynamic California community often use electricity to … Continue reading The Ultimate Cheat Sheet on Electrical Hazards

Whole House Surge Protector Installation

A couple of decades ago, power surges were really no big deal. Sometimes, you might see your lights flicker or sense a small interruption in your power supply. It would simply pass as you went about your daily business. However, as technology in our homes has essentially exploded in the last 10 to 20 years, … Continue reading Whole House Surge Protector Installation

Whole House Fans

While HVACs and air conditioners are powerful tools, they can be expensive and, in some cases, completely unnecessary. Depending on the region and time of year, in many climates a whole house fan may be all that’s needed to cool the entire home. Whole house fans can create the comfort your home needs without HVAC … Continue reading Whole House Fans

bosch ev home charger

Electric Vehicle Charging

One of the most appealing ideas in “going green” is electric vehicles that free us from reliance on fossil fuels. But one of the many drawbacks for consumers is an EV charger installation to keep it powered up. All electric cars come with a 120-volt cable that can charge the battery from a household socket. … Continue reading Electric Vehicle Charging

electric vehicle home charging

Home Electric Vehicle Charging Station

Electric vehicle charging stations have become very popular in San Jose. Many people start looking for a reliable electrician for EV charger installation when they first consider buying an electric vehicle. A charging unit built into the vehicle itself allows the car to be easily charged at home with little fuss. Electric vehicle home charging … Continue reading Home Electric Vehicle Charging Station

Home Lighting

Solar Panel Installation

Finding a dependable San Jose, California-based company that specializes in solar panel installation doesn’t have to be hard and frustrating. That’s because Dollens Electric Corp. exists. We’re a full-service company that offers our customers a wide range of convenient electrical services. Our technicians assist our customers with everything from whole house rewiring and sub panel … Continue reading Solar Panel Installation

Solar Panel Upgrades

Home Electric and Solar Energy Solutions from Dollens Electric

At Dollens Electric we perform electric service and installation in San Jose and many communities in the surrounding area. We provide standard electric service including home rewiring and fan installation, and we also are involved in innovative green energy initiatives including solar panel installation and electric vehicle charging. If you have an electric vehicle, Dollens … Continue reading Home Electric and Solar Energy Solutions from Dollens Electric