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Get Ready for the “Fall Back” Time Change in 2021

Intermatic, Inc.

Get Ready for the “Fall Back” Time Change in 2021

In addition to colorful leaves, pumpkin spice lattes and the start of sweater weather, the autumn months provide something we can all celebrate – an extra hour of sleep during the “fall back” time change.

Rest easy by using these tips to prepare for the annual Daylight Saving Time (DST) change this November.
Shopping for Enclosures? Don’t Forget the Accessories

nVent HOFFMAN

Shopping for Enclosures? Don’t Forget the Accessories

When I was working with my designer/contractor on my kitchen redesign project last winter, I came to see all the ways kitchen cabinets can be more than plain wooden boxes. For the previous 15 years, I’d been living with cabinets that were just that – 65-year-old wooden boxes that been assembled onto the wall.
What Makes Steel “Mild” – Ironing Out Your Metal Material Options

nVent HOFFMAN

What Makes Steel “Mild” – Ironing Out Your Metal Material Options

Looking through a manufacturer’s online enclosure catalog recently, I came across a term I hadn’t heard before. Now, I’m not a contractor, so I likely haven’t seen as many of these listings as you might have. But I am a journalist who has covered the construction industry for several decades, and the term “mild steel” stuck out to me when it showed up as a material option for the maker’s broad range of enclosure offerings.
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Words to Look for When Choosing New Construction Business Software

Computer Guidance Corporation

Words to Look for When Choosing New Construction Business Software

If you’re an electrical contractor, you’ve likely developed a series of workarounds to help you handle business. Maybe you’ve got financial software to help you manage your checking account and invoicing. And maybe you’ve got apps to help track mileage and keep track of upcoming jobs and materials orders.
Puzzled by Outlet Placement? Try Getting Floored

Arlington Industries, Inc.

Puzzled by Outlet Placement? Try Getting Floored

During a big remodeling project this spring, I became more familiar with the options available for electrical receptacles these days. These include new features, like adding USB charging ports that do away with the need to track down the right adapter for every phone, smart watch and earbud charger. And now there are smart outlets you can control remotely (so, if you’re afraid you left the iron on, you can double check from your phone).
Put a Lid on It: Finding the Right Floor Box Cover

Arlington Industries, Inc.

Put a Lid on It: Finding the Right Floor Box Cover

Floor boxes are a great way to bring power and communications/data connections away from the walls and into the middle of a room. This could be to provide AV access for a presenter at a podium or needed kilowatts to a convention center floor.
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