Electrician Apprentice

How to Become an Electrician Apprentice

When a student finishes secondary education studies, they have an opportunity to become an Electrician Apprentice in-order to gain the work experience.  Students are often faced with the dilemma of not having any work experience to be qualified for the job openings in their desired work industry field. One solution to eliminate this dilemma is […]

Hurricane Season Preparedness

Hurricane Season Preparedness… What you need to Know

Hurricane season is upon on. We’ve all been there… last minute store runs and the constant juggle of thoughts trying to ensure that you have everything you need before things get too windy. Beat the mad dash and gain a peace of mind by always staying prepared during hurricane season, stock up and prepare now […]

Selecting the Perfect Pair of Electrical Safety Gloves

Table of Contents1 Overview2 Classification System3 Additional Tips Overview Electrical Safety gloves are are important when handling electricity as protective gear is always a top priority. In order to be effective, electrical safety gloves must incorporate dielectric properties and physical strength. When selecting electrical gloves, you must check for qualities such as fit, durability, dexterity, […]

A Guide to Hurricane Power Outage Protection in Florida

Hurricane power outage protection is critical during the most intense hurricanes in different regions of the country. Table of Contents1 How Hurricanes are Formed2 Types of Emergency Power Systems2.1 Permanent Systems2.2 Temporary Systems How Hurricanes are Formed Hurricanes are formed when a low pressure system develops over warm ocean waters and the water evaporates, spinning […]

A Brief Summary of FEMA

Table of Contents1 What is FEMA2 FEMA Funding for States3 How does the FEMA funding get allocated4 Where does the funding go?5 More Information What is FEMA FEMA stands for the Federal Emergency Management Agency and was created by the Presidential Reorganization Plan in 1978 and was implemented when Jimmy Carter signed two executive orders […]

Led Lighting

Calculating Return on Investment for Industrial High Bay Retrofits

Table of Contents1 Getting Started2 Product savings over the life of an LED lamp3 Energy Savings Getting Started It seems everywhere you look, there is advertising for LED lighting. It’s the new cool thing in electrical distribution, and if you are a owner of a building that is more than 10 years old, you can’t […]

Memorial Day

3 Ways You and Your Business Can Honor Memorial Day

Memorial Day is a great time to reflect on the sacrifice and service provided by the fallen soldiers of the United States military.  It is a day for remembering and honoring those who sacrificed their lives in battle and are no longer among us. With Memorial Day approaching, now is the perfect time to give back […]

How Chemistry Can Make Your Temporary Power Cable Last 50% Longer

A couple weeks ago I was in a meeting with a client who uses a large amount of temporary power cable for a variety of big jobs and applications.  This company recently started buying from a variety of manufacturers, not wanting to do too much with one vendor. After all, the buyer said, “cable is […]

Three Factors to Consider When Choosing A Programmable Logic Controller (PLC)

Table of Contents1 What is a PLC?2 Choose a PLC from one of the major manufacturers3 Availability of Components and Updates4 Support What is a PLC? A PLC, or Programmable Logic Controller, is basically a computer that is used to automate industrial processes. It consists of circuitry that makes decisions based on 1 and 0’s […]