Five of the Most Common Insurance Types for Electrical Businesses By Jim Loughlin Electrical companies face a number of risks on a daily basis. Between property damage at a job site, auto accidents in company vehicles, employee injuries, theft of equipment, and any mistakes or errors that are made on a contract, it is […]
by Don Kiper The connection between estimating and project management is inseparable. The project manager would be out of a job without the estimator. Both a quality estimator and quality project manager are necessary for the company to make a profit. Hopefully, that is the goal. Blame and accolades are also part of electrical contracting. […]
Small electrical distributors are facing big changes in the marketplace. With more customers purchasing from alternative channels such as home centers, online distributors, catalog houses, and direct sales (from manufacturers,) some distributors are struggling to acquire new buyers and retain existing customers. Many of these alternatives offer competitive pricing. They also make it easy for […]
by Brian Vedder, Signify There’s a bright future for connected lighting. In 2017, the global market for smart lighting and connected controls was valued at $8 billion and is expected to double by 2021. Ultimately, that means a tremendous upside for ECs to deliver value in new ways by helping their customers navigate the […]
by: Luis Ramirez, Chief Operations Officer at Dialight Did you know that a single conventional high-pressure sodium (HPS) light bulb contains enough toxic mercury to poison an entire classroom of children? Or, that HPS lamps emit high levels of harmful UV radiation? With millions of these bulbs installed in hundreds of thousands of industrial facilities […]
Reduce pest damage to electrical controls with increased knowledge of pest behavior and enclosure options.
Written By: Roger Schroder Business Development Manager Robroy Enclosures Most electrical workers with some experience know that pests can quickly infiltrate and destroy electrical components inside control enclosures. Pests such as rats, snakes, and small insects will take over a control-housing unit because it provides them with protection from the weather and predators. Damage from […]
Routine Maintenance Can Make the Difference Between System Success and Failure NORTH BILLERICA, MA – Interstate Electrical Services recommended that commercial building owners and tenants verify their building’s emergency hallway lights and other life-safety systems are fully operational and have been routinely maintained. In the event of a power outage, emergency lighting for […]