Menu 0
Loading

Sorry, Your Browser Is Not Supported

You can still browse the site but some services may not work properly. This site requires Google Chrome, Firefox, Safari or Internet Explorer 10 and above. For mobile devices use an HTML5 capable browser.

Download Chrome
Don’t Forget About Controls

Don’t Forget About Controls

The two-position wall switch may be the most common form of lighting control. It’s inexpensive and simple to install, but it’s not always the best option. How many times have you attended a seminar or meeting where the speaker says, “Can someone get the lights please” and everyone waits while someone plays with a bank […]

New Tools Can Save Time on the Job

New Tools Can Save Time on the Job

Following these tool tips can help you get more done in less time. Use an electric screwdriver in addition to your power drill, rather than using the drill for both functions. The screwdriver is lighter and slightly easier to work with, plus you won’t need to change bits between drilling holes and driving screws. Some […]

Good Housekeeping

Good Housekeeping

You’ve probably seen the magazine, “Good Housekeeping.” But do you implement the concept in your daily work? Good housekeeping on the job is one of the easiest ways to improve work quality, improve job efficiency, reduce callbacks, and present a good image to the customer. And, oh, yeah, it’s a key factor in providing a […]

Was it Really the Motor that Failed?

Was it Really the Motor that Failed?

Motors are essential to modern manufacturing. When one stops unexpectedly and the subsequent investigation shows it’s damaged, we say the motor failed. Maybe it has a spun bearing or an insulation failure that resulted in a phase to case short. But was this really the motor that failed? Let’s consider a spun bearing. How does […]

Truly Serving Your Customer with a Lighting Upgrade

Truly Serving Your Customer with a Lighting Upgrade

Reducing energy waste is a common reason for lighting upgrades. The typical such upgrade is technology focused, for example replacing an older type of fluorescent lamp/ ballast with a newer type. While this kind of upgrade certainly will save energy and certainly can provide profitable work for you, it leaves much on the table. Both […]