Why Now is a Great Time to Become an Electrician

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There has Never Been a Better Time to Start a Career as an Electrician Electricians Wanted Across the country, new construction projects are beginning every day.  Groundbreaking ceremonies are in the local news, with local politicians, developers, and construction project leaders holding shovels, wearing hard hats, and smiling for the camera. But new constructions projects…

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How to Become an Electrician in Texas

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Electricians can enjoy a competitive salary and expect excellent career growth. While other states have onerous training and education requirements, Texas makes the process of becoming an electrician fairly easy. How Do You Become an Electrician in the State of Texas? In general, you can get started in the industry by being hired through an…

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2020 Top 50 Electrical Contractors: The Beat Goes On

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For another consecutive year, Electrical Construction and Maintenance Magazine (EC&M) released its 2020 rankings for the best electrical contractors working in the United States. Once again, FSG was ranked in the top 50, as the number 15 electrical contractor in the U.S. See the top 50 electrical contractor rankings at the bottom of this article…

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Construction Safety Week: Inspiring Industry Leaders to Focus on Safety

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In 2019, there were 4,779 worker fatalities in the construction industry. Of this number, the top four causes accounted for 58.6 percent of deaths. Falling, being struck by something, becoming caught between objects, and electrical incidents were the main causes of death. While fatalities are a major concern, the construction industry has to deal with…

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How FEMA Can Help Facilities Pay for COVID-Related Expenses

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As school districts, businesses, and nonprofit organizations open back up, they are spending money on disinfecting their facilities. They may need to cover the cost of renting temporary facilities, buying materials, and training employees on new safety procedures. Thankfully, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has grants and other programs in place to help organizations…

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How Schools are Disinfecting Their Facilities During COVID-19

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As the 2020-2021 school year approaches, schools across the nation are preparing to reopen their doors to students. Many schools were closed for most of 2020 due to COVID-19 and are now taking the necessary precautions to resume classes in a few short weeks. Reopening schools, though, comes with challenges that students and teachers must…

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How to Reduce Commercial Energy Usage

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The United States Department of Energy (DOE) has previously found that the building sector makes up 76 percent of electricity use in the United States. It also causes 40 percent of the country’s primary energy use and associated greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. Because of this, improving commercial energy consumption can have a huge impact on…

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How to Find Commercial Lighting Incentives & Rebates

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They’re out there. Rebates and incentives for your lights.  First of all, what is the difference between a lighting rebate and a lighting incentive? A lighting rebate is a program that allows customers to save money on lamps that meet certain energy efficiency criteria. A lighting incentive is a program offered by utility companies, state,…

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