Fantastic Career Opportunities at Propel Career Academy

During long holiday weekends and other special occasions, we can look forward to spending time with family and friends and reflecting on the many blessings we share.  While thinking about all the things we’ve got going for us, let’s make sure to remember that one of the biggest blessings we have is the opportunity to…

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Coming Soon: An EV Charging Station Near You

The word on everyone’s lips this week is infrastructure.  This past Monday, with the signing of H.R. 3684, the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, President Biden authorized $550 billion of federal investment in America’s infrastructure over the next five years.   While much of that funding will be directed toward roads, bridges, mass transit, airports, ports,…

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FSG Atlanta: Welcome to “The City in the Forest”

This month’s Around the Nation, Around the Corner branch tour takes us to Atlanta.  Visitors to the state capital of Georgia are in for a real treat, as their visit will place them in one of the nation’s most dynamic and beautiful cities, with lots to do and see. Just under 500,000 people live within…

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The Rising Cost of Legacy Lighting

For quite a while now, we have been arguing in favor of a transition to LED lighting for all the obvious reasons.  The energy savings are remarkable, the reduction in maintenance costs is verifiable, and today’s tunable LED lamps offer a wide variety of options for facility managers with particular environmental requirements. What we have…

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Are LED’s Really Worth the Investment?

Across the country and around the world, many folks have spent much of the last 10 years feeling pretty, pretty good about their LED purchasing decisions.  It’s hard to feel bad about saving money on electric bills and maintenance expenses. But then, at some point, a lamp fails here and a fixture starts flickering a…

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LED Lighting Can Improve Your Student’s Academic Performance

Over the past 15 years, the transition away from incandescent and fluorescent lighting fixtures toward LED technology has been widely embraced for facilities across all business sectors.  The clear cost savings associated with LED are all most facility owners need to know to make LED the obvious choice among lighting alternatives.  In recent years, the…

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BIM and the Art of Spatial Coordination

We’re starting out this week’s post with a mouthful of a term: spatial coordination.  All of those syllables can have meaning within several contexts, including marching band performances, new apartment furniture arrangements, and unfortunately, social distancing practices during a global pandemic.  It is all about managing the space between things. In the construction industry, spatial…

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Top Electrical Contractors in 2021: FSG Finishes Strong Once Again

Each year, the widely-respected industry magazine Electrical Construction & Maintenance (EC&M) publishes its list of the Top 50 electrical contractors at work today.  In every issue, EC&M provides insight on electrical systems, products, solutions, and technologies being used in commercial, industrial, and institutional building applications. With its annual Top 50 list, the magazine takes a…

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Indoor Air Quality Monitoring is Here to Help Your School

Even as hot weather continues to bake the southern and western states, northern leaves are beginning to consider a change of color and it’s easy to imagine cooler evenings arriving soon.  The afternoon light is coming down at a softer angle, football season has officially begun, and many of our nation’s children have returned to…

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