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Let Me Be Blunt…

Let Me Be Blunt…

IEC Chesapeake has posted in the past about drug testing, use, and drug effects on businesses. The effect can be particularly devastating in dangerous trades like the electrical industry where a sharp mind, following protocols, and quick reflexes literally saves...
Life of an Electrician Series #3

Life of an Electrician Series #3

As promised, I’ve asked dozens of electricians about their lives outside of work and the results are in and not surprising…based on all the Electricians I’ve asked, their life outside of work falls into two main categories, family and fun. Most considered those two...

Meet My Friend Lord Kelvin

Why do electricians and lighting people refer to the temperature of light as Kelvin? The short answer- because it’s named after Lord Kelvin, a 19th century Scottish-Irish physicist who invented the international system for absolute temperature. I know- it’s a lot…but...

Math Doesn’t Lie…

You may WANT math to lie…you may try to play games with math, but math itself never lies. Our Vice President of Education here at IEC Chesapeake , Mike Basham started to run the numbers recently and the math revealed something...

Some Partnerships Are A Natural…

whales Unsplash IEC Chesapeake is pleased to share that our Virginia Partners in the Community College and Workforce Development Communities have been awarded a grant from the Department of Labor’s Building Pathways to Infrastructure Jobs. A grant application to...