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Will Your Company Be Competently Prepared For 2030?

Will Your Company Be Competently Prepared For 2030?

The entire Australian economy is driven by the reliable supply of electricity. While our nation has prospered from our highly skilled electrical contractors, an increasing convergence of trends looks likely to fundamentally change how our industry operates.  As a range of new energy services and related technologies are introduced over the next decade, these emerging […]

August 20, 2020
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Keep Moving Forward

Keep Moving Forward

by Leif Elgethun, CEO, Retrolux So here we all are starting to accept what unfortunately is the new normal. Even though this moment of time will be read in history books by future generations, the reality is we’re just finishing Chapter 1 of the Covid Crash. We each chart our own destiny and how we deal […]

May 8, 2020
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The Strength of Fiberglass: Selecting the Right Materials in Corrosion-Sensitive Environments

The Strength of Fiberglass: Selecting the Right Materials in Corrosion-Sensitive Environments

By Eric Gertie – Cope Product Manager Electrical, low voltage, and mechanical systems are the lifeblood of any facility’s operation. They carry power, voice, data, and electricity to keep facilities and businesses fully functioning. But the environments in which these systems are contained are not always so friendly. Various elements—including hazardous materials, environmental factors, climate, […]

May 5, 2020
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Eliminating Shared Neutrals to Increase Efficiency and Safety

Eliminating Shared Neutrals to Increase Efficiency and Safety

by Peter Lafreniere, Product Manager, MC Plus Cable The demands we put on electricity have grown over the past decade. Critical business functions are becoming more reliant on continuously supplied electrical power and technological advances have only heightened this. To address technician safety and industry demand, there have been modifications and changes made to the […]

February 25, 2020
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Building Codes are the Backbone of the Built Environment

Building Codes are the Backbone of the Built Environment

by Stephen Jones, Senior Government Relations Regional Manager, International Code Council From superstorms to fires and floods, over 62 million people worldwide were impacted by extreme weather in 2018, according to a recent report by the United Nations. In the U.S. alone, this rise in extreme weather events is having a devastating effect. Researchers at […]

January 30, 2020
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Automation Changes the Future of Business

Automation Changes the Future of Business

By:  Scott Ascher, Vice President of Business Development for Werner Electric Supply How fast is the world changing in the manufacturing industry? Today’s technological evolution is altering automation industries at a much faster pace, in comparison to when I graduated from engineering school in 1991. Back in the 1990’s, as I installed numerous automation systems, […]

August 6, 2019
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The Looming Challenge of Solar Waste

The Looming Challenge of Solar Waste

WASHINGTON, DC … DEFG, a research and advisory firm focused on customer strategy and experience in the utility sector, released “Solar End Stage: Planning and Risk Scenarios for Removal of Solar.” The research was developed as part of Solar IQ, combining research with customer-facing content aligned to the solar customer journey. The research clearly points […]

July 22, 2019
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