13
March
2018
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06:37 PM
America/New_York

Surge Protection for Your Valuable Investments

Lightning is a giant spark of electricity in the atmosphere. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) estimates about 25 million lightning strikes hit the ground each year in the United States. When lightning hits the ground, it can enter homes through electrical cabling and introduce dangerous energy surges into equipment connected to the system.

To keep electronics safe, high quality surge protectors are a good idea to protect your equipment. Jackson EMC offers high-quality surge protectors. Single outlet protectors are available for $17 and are equipped with a variety of other features, including modem and coaxial protection. An eight-socket strip is available for $88.

Surge protection for motor-driven appliances, such as HVAC units, refrigerators, garage door openers and water heaters is available through Surge HELP®. Fees for this protection can be added to your monthly Jackson EMC bill. Annual coverage starts at $5.75 a month for $2,000 coverage.

For more information about Jackson EMC’s Surge Protection Program, visit jacksonemc.com/surge.