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Yep, We Have an AP for That! Associate Partners at simPro

By Grant Shmelzer Executive Director, Independent Electrical Contractors Chesapeake/IECC

Our Associate Partners at simPro have laid out some important guidelines for choosing business software.

Choices are tricky; we all have to make them and some of those decisions are outside of our lanes. When you purchase a home, a car, a dishwasher, or a laptop, chances are you are doing some research and reading some reviews. Most of us want to make a purchase once and for the right reasons.

Field software is certainly no different. It's a big decision and an individual decision. Our Partner members at simPro suggest:

"1. Do your research

The software you choose ...

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Can UV Light Save Lives?

By Jenny Boone, Business Development, Independent Electrical Contractors Chesapeake/IECC


From our Associate Partners at Lighting Environments comes an exciting product announcement: PURO Lighting is a technology making UV affordable and available for large ...

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It’s a part of your Associate Partner Membership

By Jenny Boone, Business Development, Independent Electrical Contractors Chesapeake/IECC

What happens when your Sales Team or manufacturer marketing division includes IECC in their announcements?

I review them, search for pertinent images, blog or post ...

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Warning! This is an OP/ED

By Jenny Boone, Business Development, Independent Electrical Contractors Chesapeake/IECC

I  represent and promote electrical apprenticeship for one of the largest programs in IEC (Independent Electrical Contractors), the Chesapeake chapter.

I have worked with electricians ...

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Call for Tech Tips: Submit Yours Today


Reps, Manufacturers, Distributors….

You have an opportunity to share new and innovative products or techniques ...

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February Tech Tip: Understanding Electronic Ballasts and LED Drivers and Their Impact on Photo Controls


What are Electronic Ballasts?

Ballasts limit the amount of current from supply line voltage, while ...

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Your Moment of Apprenticeship ZEN


A little history is fun.

To this end- history and fun- I am going to ...

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IEC Chesapeake Legislative Update


The Maryland General Assembly opened its 90-day legislative session on January 11th.


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Putting Our Money, Time, and Resources Where Our Mouths Are


February 1st 2017, was the Future Electrician Open House for Career and Technical Education students ...

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