Nathan Karels

Nathan Karels

Nathan Karels worked for 17 years as an electrician before joining Wright-Hennepin in 2015. He's accustomed to working on residential, commercial and light industrial projects, and holds a class A Master electrical license. Nathan spends most of his time chasing around his two young children, whom he enjoys watching grow and learn. When he has spare time, Nathan enjoys gardening, hunting and target archery. 

Articles by Nathan Karels

Oct 28, 2020

Snowbird Preparation: how to keep your Off-Peak heating rate

As the days get colder, some of us go south for the winter. How do we winterize our homes if we have Energy Saving Programs (Off-Peak) installed? 
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May 21, 2020

EV trends for 2020 and beyond

Over years, EV sales have increased as technology, costs and charging infrastructure changed. Learn more where they are today and in the future.
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May 16, 2019

Teaching electrical safety at schools and events

One of Wright-Hennepin’s top priorities each year is the safety of our employees and members.
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Apr 29, 2019

Landscaping with electrical equipment in mind

What exactly is the large green box in your yard and the small device on the side of your home?
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Aug 21, 2018

What you need to know about generators

There are typically two different classes of generators: smaller portable generators and permanent stand-by systems.
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Apr 16, 2018

What you need to know about electric vehicles

We hear about electric vehicles (EV) in the news every week and see more on the roads every year. In this blog, we address some key concerns that may help you understand the EV world.
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Oct 23, 2017

Understanding clearances and right of way

When members plant or place items in front of our equipment, we have a hard time performing our work.
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Aug 20, 2017

Electric vehicles look to boom as prices come down and big automakers get involved

It is estimated that multiple electric vehicles (EV) will be similarly priced as their gas-powered counterparts by 2020.
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Apr 4, 2017

New water heating program introduced for 2017

In the market for a new water heater? We've got a program for you! 
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Jul 5, 2016

Outdoor lighting and energy efficiency

Energy-efficient lighting isn't just for inside your home. Here are a few tips to make your outside lighting more energy efficient. 
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May 31, 2016

Saving energy by maintaining your air conditioner

Learn how to keep your air conditioner tuned up and working properly for summer. 
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Sep 15, 2015

What is an air source heat pump?

 Learn about air source heat pumps: an energy-efficient alternative to your furnace and air conditioner. 
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Aug 4, 2015

Keeping your house cool beyond AC

When the heat rises most of us simply turn up our air conditioners. But this blog has tips on how to cool your home in other ways. 
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