Articles by Carol Fey

Wall Outlets

February 16, 2006
I grew up in a house under construction. Every day for the first 18 years of my life, I looked at the wiring in the unfinished walls. It was nice to have the wires. They were fat, black and rubber-coated. Because they ran horizontally through the 2x4s, they made a convenient place to hang things - towels in the bathroom, school awards and prizes in the kitchen, crayon drawings in the kids' bedrooms.
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Pig Lady

January 12, 2006
If I'd been born a boy, I probably would have been an engineer. I was born a girl, and I'm so glad, because I get to use a toy pink pig and stickers to teach the black-and-white, no-frills subject of electricity.
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Volts, Amps & Watts

December 1, 2005
The words volts, amps and watts -- or voltage, amperage and wattage -- float around in the world of electricity.
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Wall Outlets & Service Panels<br>Carol Fey

November 1, 2005
The real power supply in a building is a matter of human perspective.
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Wires, Cords And Cables<br>Carol Fey

October 1, 2005
Learning the basics of electricity through everyday items.
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Controls & House Wiring<br>Carol Fey

September 1, 2005
Believe it! House wiring and controls wiring are the same critter.
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How To Use A Troubleshooting Chart<br>Carol Fey

August 1, 2005
Troubleshooting charts help you start at the beginning and not skip steps.
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Meters & Troubleshooting<br>Carol Fey

July 1, 2005
Don't fear the meter - it's an essential tool.
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Troubleshooting With Wyoming Jack<br>Carol Fey

June 1, 2005
A last-minute phone call and Carol saves the day.
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The Human Electrical Circuit<br>Carol Fey

May 1, 2005
Carol has more fun in class with the Back Row Boys.
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