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A Change in Perception Can Build America’s Skilled Workforce

A Change in Perception Can Build America’s Skilled Workforce

 by Mark Klein is Co-President of Lincolnshire-based Klein Tools   The skills gap is real – and Americans still haven’t seen the worst of it. According to SkillsUSA, a national organization that provides career and technical education to more than 360,000 high school and college students, there are 5.6 million unfilled skilled jobs today – […]

August 31, 2017
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Eaton Highlights Four Key Questions on the Risks of Buying Electrical Products Online

Eaton Highlights Four Key Questions on the Risks of Buying Electrical Products Online

  Power management company Eaton has released a new listicle titled “What You Don’t Know Can Hurt You: Four key questions on the risks of buying online.” The downloadable asset highlights risks faced by electrical contractors and distributors seeking to purchase products online due to the promise of low prices and fast turnaround, and how […]

July 24, 2017
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California Regulators Simplify Title 24 Lighting Codes to Reduce Energy Project Costs and Speed ROI

California Regulators Simplify Title 24 Lighting Codes to Reduce Energy Project Costs and Speed ROI

  Thomas Wray,  ABM Industries The California Energy Commission (CEC) has included a new provision in the 2016 update of the Title 24 energy code that simplifies and reduces the fiscal impact of one of the more expensive requirements for lighting retrofits. While the new code is more stringent for new construction, retrofit projects can […]

May 31, 2017
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Keeping Clients Safe from Electrical Hazards

Keeping Clients Safe from Electrical Hazards

by Chad Rinedour, CEO/Principal of Turn It On Electric, Phoenix, AZ At home or in the office, electricity powers our lives everyday. The coffee pots we use in the morning, the heater that keeps the house warm, the lighting in the office and the television that we watch at night are all powered by an […]

May 25, 2017
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