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Featured Articles

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Featured Articles
  • Construction Jobsite Best Practices

    How effective is your pre-job planning? Are you going into a new job with a clear picture of what you want to accomplish? It can be tempting to rush your pre-job planning and get right into the work. After all, you do not get paid until you have boots on the ground. However, that is often a mistake.

    05/01/2018

  • Electrical Workplace Fatalities and Injuries 2003 - 2016

    The Electrical Safety Foundation International (ESFI) uses the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics’ (BLS) Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries (CFOI) and Survey of Occupational Injuries (SOII) to distill information specifically pertaining to fatal and nonfatal occupational electrical injuries. Each year the ESFI publishes electrical injury information in tabular and graphical form on their website.

    04/30/2018

  • Use Pre-Job Planning to Get the Job Done Right

    How effective is your pre-job planning? Are you going into a new job with a clear picture of what you want to accomplish? It can be tempting to rush your pre-job planning and get right into the work. After all, you do not get paid until you have boots on the ground. However, that is often a mistake.

    04/26/2018

  • The Future of PoE, Safety Risks and How to Mitigate Them

    In some areas of your network, PoE is as standard as cabling itself while in others it has not gained traction. Currently, PoE powers more than 100 million devices such as wireless access points (APs) and Internet protocol (IP) phones. The limitation has been that current PoE standard only support up to 30W of power to devices which limit its application. The good news — this limit is about to change.

    04/12/2018

  • Is Your Supply Chain Helping or Hurting Your Profitability?

    As a contractor, you’ve got so much to do – Win bids, man your jobs, run your business, and more – and you can’t afford to waste a single minute. You need to make your business more efficient, and reduce your Total Cost of Install – but how, exactly?

    03/24/2018

  • The Power of LED Lighting for Schools: Why It Matters and How to Get Started

    This ability to better control LED lighting promises to impact our schools much more than our homes.

    03/09/2018

  • How LED Lighting Powers Employee Productivity

    Making changes in the office environment, like installing LED lighting can enhance employee well-being and have a much greater impact on the bottom-line than mere utility bill savings.

    03/07/2018

  • Emergency Preparedness

    In the event a location is affected by a disaster or emergency, we can quickly utilize surrounding local branches or inventories to assist in servicing our customers.

    02/28/2018

  • The Potential and Challenge of IoT Explained

    IoT has profound implications for the construction industry, industrial plants, manufacturers, and commercial and urban infrastructure. Gartner estimates that 5.5 million "new things" are being connected each day, and GE predicts investment in the Industrial Internet of Things is expected to top $60 trillion (including services) over the next 15 years. Every organization, no matter how large or technologically savvy, can expect to be affected.

    02/26/2018

  • How LED Lighting is Changing the Classroom

    The ability to better control LED lighting promises to impact our schools much more than our homes.

    01/17/2018

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