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June 13 2014

June 1, 2014

Where It All Began - This Father’s Day, Rockingham Electric Family Members Reflect on the Importance of Family

  One of the reasons Rockingham Electric stands apart in the industry is our dedication to family. Rockingham Electric was founded in 1958 by Herbert B. Clifford, and his son-in-law Jim Pender Sr....
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June 1 2014

June 1, 2014

Kidde June Sale - Stock Up! Protect Your Home, Then Enjoy the Summer!

Beginning June 1, Rockingham Electric is offering a free soft-sided cooler with the purchase of $99 of Kidde products, including: Battery-powered, hard-wired, or wireless smoke alarms; Battery-powered,...
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Earth Day Tip List

April 21, 2014

Lighting the Way for Earth Day Simple At-Home Changes You Can Make

“What are you doing to save the Earth?”             At first, that question might feel overwhelming. But in reality, it’s not:...
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April 1, 2014

April 1, 2014

See the Future - With Up to 40% off Outdoor and Exterior Lighting in April

 When you look out your window, what do you see? Probably something like this:   But what gets us through these early spring days are dreams of this:   In an effort to encourage the...
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March 23, 2014

March 23, 2014

Changing Batteries in Smoke/Carbon Monoxide Alarms Might Not Be Enough

When we all recently changed our clocks, there was the familiar message: “Don’t forget to change the batteries in your smoke and carbon monoxide alarms, too!” And while this message is...
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February 21, 2014

February 21, 2014

A Thank You to Memorial Bridge Supporters

San Francisco has the Golden Gate. New York has the Brooklyn. And Portsmouth and Kittery have the Memorial Bridge. It’s amazing how intertwined and significant a bridge becomes in its community—representing...
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February 11, 2014

February 11, 2014

Bringing LED Technology to the Open Sky

There’s been a lot of talk and use of LEDs in small spaces (such as individual lamps and in kitchens), and we’ve seen the examples of LEDs in their colorful grandness (such as in light shows...
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December 11, 2013

December 11, 2013

At the end of 2013, Five Years After the Ice Storm of 2008, Granite Staters Are More Prepared.

Bring up the ice storm of 2008 and pretty much everyone has a story. It starts with where they were the night of December 11, 2008, listening to the branches and trees snapping outside for hours, and the...
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December 2 2013

December 2, 2013

Bringing the Lights Up: The Lighting Center Is a Key Partner in Developing a New Chandelier for Portsmouth’s Music Hall

For 65 years, there was something missing at The Music Hall. The curtain rose on the shows, of course. Talent lit up the stage. Audiences rose in appreciation of fine, local art. But something, something,...
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November 13 2013

November 13, 2013

From the Keyboard to Our Key People: Rockingham Electric’s Online Catalog Rounds Out Our Customer Service Team

To think about how much the simple act of shopping has chanced since Jim Pender Sr. launched Rockingham Electric in 1951 … it’s mind-boggling. The rise of information technology has revolutionized...
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October 23 2013

October 23, 2013

Bringing Local Art into Our Showroom—And Your Home

  One of the perks of a local family-run business is the ability to make product decisions with a simple conversation or voice vote. So when Dan Pender, Rockingham Electric Vice President and...
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October 8 2013

October 8, 2013

Help Protect Your Home During National Fire Prevention Week

According to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), more fires start in the kitchen than in any other room in the house—and New Hampshire fire departments have the log reports to back...
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August 29 2013

August 29, 2013

Get Peace of Mind with a Kohler Generator—And a $150 Rebate

So far, we’ve thankfully been spared any severe summer storms. But in recent years, fall and winter have brought more than their fair share of hurricane-type wind, flooding rain, and icing—all...
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August 15 2013

August 15, 2013

New Product Makes Replacing Outdoor Lights with LEDs Easier

We know that no one in New England really likes to think about the end of the summer. But as the kids get ready to go back to school, we’ve got to face the music: the coming days—beautiful...
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July 25 2013

July 25, 2013

Rockingham Electric Offers Discounted LED Bulbs through the Efficiency Maine Business Program

Rockingham Electric is excited to partner with the Efficiency Maine Business Program to offer businesses LED replacement bulbs at a reduced cost. With this program, eligible customers in the Efficiency...
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June 27 2013

June 27, 2013

Rockingham Electric Listed Among Top 200 Distributors Nationwide

  After weathering some extremely difficult years in a struggling economic climate, the top 200 electrical distributors identified in the Electrical Wholesaling June issue—including Rockingham...
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June 27 2013

June 27, 2013

Rockingham Electric Named as a N.H. Top Family Business for Second Year

Each family-owned businesses is unique, and brings an unparalleled level of service and dedication to any industry. In New England, the family-owned business is intricate to our fabric—we have that...
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June 19 2013

June 19, 2013

How to Incorporate Track Lighting in the Home

  Track lighting is a great way to highlight works of art and distinctive architectural features. Track lighting consists of a row of lights that sit flush to the ceiling. The great thing about track...
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June 5 2013

June 5, 2013

Create a Relaxing Summer Retreat on Your Porch

  Summer isn’t far away, which means the days are only going to get warmer. This means that although you could enjoy the air conditioned interior of your home, you’ll probably want to...
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May 13 2013

May 13, 2013

Rockingham Electric Is Helping to Illuminate the Memorial Bridge

  Since 2012, the Illumination Committee of the Memorial Bridge Project has been working to raise the funds needed to illuminate the footings, the Memorial Plaque honoring veterans, and the two towers...
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May 2013

May 22, 2013

The Importance of Proper Landscape Lighting

  Although it’s important to focus a lot of your time and effort planning the indoor lighting scheme of your home, you shouldn’t ignore your outdoor landscape lighting. In fact, your...
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April 2013

April 1, 2013

Its OK to Have Varied Styles of Lighting in Your Home

  Matching all lighting styles with all furnishings makes your place look so coordinated that it looks bland. If you want a unique, collected, and layered look with character, remember that it’s...
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March 2013

March 28, 2013

The Advantages of Halogen Bulbs

 One of the most efficient light bulbs currently available on the market is the halogen bulb. Although halogen bulbs are slightly more expensive than the typical light bulb, they do offer a number...
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February 2013

February 28, 2013

2013 Lighting Trend: Sculptural Lighting

  Keeping your eye on current design trends is a great way to get ideas for your own interior design. One of the more popular design trends of 2013 is the use of sculptural lighting. As you probably...
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January 2013

January 31, 2013

Lighting Placement Tips for Your Home

  Whether you’re a homeowner or a contractor, you should know the success of the home design depends a huge amount on the lighting choices that you make. The following are a few tips to help...
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Newsletter Post - March 25, 2014

Help Get More Smoke and Carbon Monoxide Alarms into Homes

With an increasing awareness of the important role carbon monoxide alarms play in protecting people from this odorless and colorless gas, states are examining their building codes. For example, all new...
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