LED Warehouse Lighting Retrofits: Path to Energy Efficiency and Cost Savings


August 2, 2016 Published by

LED warehouse lighting retrofits

Warehouses are no longer just for storage. In today’s cost-conscious, efficiency-driven environment, manufacturers are reevaluating the definition of warehousing, As a result, LED warehouse lighting retrofits are increasingly becoming a path to better energy efficiency.

As a result of this sea change, manufacturers are seeking ways to more effectively manage costs, improve inventory control and streamline the supply chain. In the world of supply chain economics, costs associated with operating a warehouse are critical to a company’s bottom line.

For that reason, many companies across the globe are retrofitting their warehouses with LED high bays, swapping out fluorescent tubes and incandescent lighting for a more efficient LED alternative.... More


LED Rebates in California


January 26, 2016 Published by

California LED Rebate Guide for Contractors

Attention Lighting Contractors in California!

Did you know that there’s an online database that can help you search for LED Lamps and Fixtures that qualify for at LEAST one of many different energy rebates in the state of California?... More


Chip Gaines Bio: Contractor Spotlight!


January 20, 2016 Published by

General contractors are known for many things: their know-how, their efficiency (or in some cases, their inefficiency), the versatility of their skill-set, and their ability to negotiate between a client and team of workers. Rarely are contractors known, however, for their hit television show.  However, Chip Gaines of Waco, TX is an exception to this rule. Chip and his wife, Joanna Gaines, comprise the extremely well-liked duo of HGTV’s popular television show, “Fixer Upper.” This hands-on man utilized his numerous interests and teamed up with his wife to successfully pursue some of their own dreams, all while making dream homes possible for their clients. Read on to learn how you can apply some practices of this household name to your own contracting business!... More


Working Outside in Cold Weather


November 19, 2015 Published by

Working Outside in Cold Weather

Being at the mercy of the weather is one of the many challenges that contractors face on a daily basis. As the winter months begin, it’s time to start preparing for working outside in the extreme cold.... More


How to Handle Construction Job Delays


November 11, 2015 Published by

How to Handle Construction Job Delays

Whenever a construction job begins, it’s in everyone’s best interest to do one thing as accurately as possible: predict the future.

Unfortunately, not everyone can foresee events that may inhibit the completion of a project. Since such events often lead to downtime during delays, the real question becomes, “How do you handle unexpected job delays?”

Here are some of the most common types of job delays followed by some ideas about how to get through them:... More


What is a Lighting Retrofit?


October 21, 2015 Published by

What is a Retrofit?

Lighting technology is constantly improving, but does that mean you need to buy entirely new fixtures every time more efficient technology hits the market? Not necessarily, thanks to retrofitting. Retrofitting is a popular and cost-effective alternative to upgrading to a more energy efficient and higher quality lighting system. Read on to learn more about retrofitting and how it can help you.... More


How to Become a Contractor


October 13, 2015 Published by

How to become a contractor

Independent Contractors are becoming more and more common in the United States as many companies are using their services instead of hiring regular, full-time employees. Unlike a regular employee, an independent contractor may provide specific goods or services to several different companies at once under written or verbal contract.... More