A meter-based surge arrester—Installed by Beaches Energy Services—stops the surge at the meter, before it enters your home. It handles surges greater than plug-in suppressors, and provides customers with extra protection.
Am I Eligible?
Electric services exceeding 200 AMPS, 12 meters, meters contained in a meter bank (multiple meters—for example, condo or apartment complexes) are not eligible for surge suppression.
Computers and media equipment can be super-sensitive to surges.
Lightning surges can destroy expensive motorized appliances like refrigerators and air conditioning.
How Much Does a Surge Arrester Cost?
For a small residential monthly charge of $3.50, customers receive free installation, maintenance, and a limited damage warranty.