Chapter Corner

Industry Partners

Bronze Partners

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Aknak, LLC is an industrial technology software solution provider to the Construction industry; a digital company provider for all CSI Industrial Distribution Channels. As a unique software provider, Aknak offers FREE Mobile PWA (progressive web applications) to all IEC Chapters, and all 3000+ Contractors and Associate members. This mobile communications collaboration and buying product can greatly improve efficiencies for online transactions.

Please contact Roland Rodriguez at (210) 843-2555 to learn more. 


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Atkore International offers Electrical Metallic Tubing (EMT), Galvanized Rigid Conduit (GRC), and Intermediate Metal Conduit (IMC). In addition to our steel conduit line, we also offer aluminum rigid conduit and EMT (including aluminum elbows and couplings), PVC conduit and fittings, as well as cables, flexible conduits, modular wiring and cable tray. All of Atkore International's products are sold exclusively through electrical wholesale distribution. To locate your nearest sales representative, check www.atkore.com for a listing of Electrical Agents, or call (800) 882-5543 and ask for Electrical Sales.

 

 
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BREX Lighting is a unique company dedicated to creating LED & Lighting products to enhance the streetscapes of America. We are a manufacturer of high end and durable indoor and outdoor lighting solutions. Products include energy-efficient luminaires, LED High Bays, LED Bollards, LED Canopies, LED Floodlights, LED Post Tops, LED Wall Packs, Poles and Bases. We are a manufacturer and distributor of residential, municipal and commercial lighting solutions. All of BREX Lighting indoor and outdoor products are built to last, priced to sell and ready to ship.

For more information, please visit www.brexlighting.com.

 
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Cengage Learning is a provider of lifelong learning products and services. As one of the world's largest providers of lifelong learning information, Cengage Learning serves the needs of individuals, learning institutions, and corporations with products and services for both traditional and distributed learning. Find learning solutions to boost your career, augment your curriculum, improve your training courses, or help you master new skills. With a wide variety of innovative learning products such as books, software, DVDs, and online training materials, including custom-built technology, you’ll find solutions that best fit your needs today and for the future.

For more information, please visit www.cengage.com.

 

 
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ConEst Software Systems is a leading provider of estimating, design build, and project management software serving the electrical and datacom industries.

Headquartered in Manchester, New Hampshire, and serving customers worldwide, ConEst has been delivering solutions to the electrical industry since 1990. Dedicated to exploring new ways to integrate the latest technology with their software tools, ConEst products incorporate intelligence with timesaving features that enable electrical contractors and estimators to manage the entire construction process from design and bidding through project management and final billing.

With deep seated roots in the electrical industry, the management and staff of ConEst Software Systems is dedicated to researching, developing and providing software solutions that help the Electrical and Datacom Industries TAKE OFF! 

For more information, please visit www.conest.com.

 

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When your job comes down to the wire, Encore Wire has you covered. Encore Wire cuts, parallels, and delivers multiple color combinations anywhere in the country. And, Encore's MC cable comes ready to install, saving IEC contractors time and money on even the most complex projects. For more information, call (800) 962-9473.

 

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Founded and headquartered in San Diego, CA, eSUB is the leader of cloud-based project management and document control software designed specifically for subcontractors in the construction industry. Built on 30-plus years of expertise, eSUB’s easy to use, software-as-a-service solution helps self-performing contractors increase standardization, accountability, productivity, and profits.

Today, thousands of users trust eSUB’s platform to manage project communication and collaboration on construction projects worldwide. For more information or to schedule a free demo visit www.eSUB.com or call (800) 493-3782.

 

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We believe in the contractor! Workflows should be a solution NOT a workaround. Your software should eVolve with you. eVolve provides you the platform to innovate your processes, projects, company and more.  For more information, visit our website or email info@evolvemep.com.  

 

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For more than a century, Federated has been committed to providing peace of mind to business owners through specialized business insurance protection for selected industries, including the electrical contractors. With more than 550 highly trained direct field marketers throughout the US who provide valued services to IEC's members locally, our national headquarters is in Owatonna, MN. To help gain more control over your insurance costs, ask your local Marketing Representative about the Designated Risk Manager Training Seminar that is available to all IEC members.

For more information, please contact:
Nate Oland
nsoland@fedins.com
Phone: (800) 533-0472, ext: 455-8935 

 

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Over more than 30 years, Foundation Software has helped hundreds of electrical contractors improve their job cost accounting, project management and scheduling with America's #1 Construction Accounting Software® — FOUNDATION®

FOUNDATION uses powerful Microsoft® SQL Server® technology, which provides users with robust reporting, ease of use and superior data flexibility to keep growing along with your company. The same complete software package is also available on the cloud as FOUNDATION SaaS. Plus, mobile applications like FOUNDATION mobile® and Service Dispatch mobile™ use the power of FOUNDATION to connect the field to the office for even greater efficiency. 

Visit foundationsoft.com to watch our free online demo, or contact us at (800) 246-0800.

 

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Hubbell encompasses several divisions, including Hubbell Wiring Device-Kellems, Hubbell Lighting, and Burndy. Hubbell Wiring Device offers an array of electrical and electronic wiring devices, wire management and delivery systems products. Hubbell Lighting has a comprehensive offering of interior and exterior lighting using the latest and most innovative technologies. Burndy has the most comprehensive lines of connectors, fittings, and tools. All these businesses have products that are used in commercial; maintenance, repair and operations (MRO); residential; telecommunications; and renewable energy markets. 

 
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ILSCO, established in 1894 as the Incandescent Light and Stove Company, is a privately held American owned company. ILSCO created more than 6,000 connector solutions including ClearTrax, Nimbus, ClearTap, RocketSplice, SnapBloc and Kup-L-Tap, which are all backed with award winning on-line support and personal service. ILSCO’s aggressive entrepreneurial spirit has been our guiding force sustaining and growing the company for over 100 years. Their strong record of investment in new products, capital equipment, and electronic commerce is helping to insure our prosperity into the 21st century. Go to www.ilsco.com to learn more about their products and services. ILSCO is your ClearChoice for electrical connectors.

 

 
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With over 50 years of experience in the industrial construction market, Industrial Skilled Trades understands the complexities of your business. We know that you need more than just warm bodies on the job. Whether you need temporary staffing solutions, temp-to-permanent, or direct hire, Industrial Skilled Trades provides highly-skilled, competent temporary tradespeople. Our clients and Team Members are the most important part of our business, and we work tirelessly to ensure your complete satisfaction. Call us at (224) 238-4873, or visit us online at industrialskilledtrades.com.

 

Through a mix of unrivaled products and innovative solutions, Legrand brings power, light and data wherever you need it. With product lines you trust like Cablofil® overhead systems, Pass & Seymour® electrical wiring solutions or Wiremold infloor, open space, outdoor or perimeter systems, Legrand delivers the solutions you need wherever they're needed.

Legrand's range of products and application expertise enables electrical contractors of any size to be more productive in managing their business - improving profitability, reducing risk, accelerating project timelines, and addressing labor skill issues that reduce overall cost. Visit www.legrand.us to learn more. 

 

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Since 1906, Leviton Manufacturing Company has been at the forefront of progress and innovation in the electrical wiring industry. That's nearly a century of superior engineering, quality manufacturing and an unwavering focus on customer satisfaction. Today, Leviton is the leading North American manufacturer of electrical and electronic wiring devices. In addition to the best switches and receptacles, Leviton is also known for competitively priced surge protection devices, plugs & connectors, home automation products, energy management, telcom/structured wiring products, and many others. Leviton believes in supporting the industry that has supported Leviton for so many years. From the ez-Learn on-line Training Modules to the Captain Code NEC Pocket Guide, no other electrical manufacturer offers the training and educational programs that Leviton does. For more information on Leviton's training/educational programs, please visit www.leviton.com and www.leviton.com/contractor

 

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Lutron Electronics, headquartered in Coopersburg, Pennsylvania, designs and manufactures energy-saving light controls, automated window treatments and appliance modules for both residential and commercial applications. Its innovative, intuitive products can be used to control everything from a single light, to every light, shade and even stand-by power in a home or commercial building. Lutron products make any space more versatile, while enhancing ambiance, comfort and productivity. They also save energy and make light bulbs last longer, making them an eco-friendly addition to the home and workplace. Founded in 1961, Lutron estimates that the installed base of its products save the nation nearly 10 billion kWh of electricity, or approximately $1 billion in utility costs per year. Lutron manufactures more than 16,000 energy-saving products, sold in more than 100 countries around the world.

 

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Office-Sensei is the Dojo of business products, technology, furniture design and office layout, janitorial items and promotional products. We offer competitive pricing packages with unmatched value added services. As a one-stop shop, we also offer custom logo applications, promotional products and branding services. Office Sensei is a certified small business with nationwide distribution and services capable of serving any size company. Discount and corporate pricing available! 


Please contact Bryan Beckett for more information at (303) 443-9780. 

 

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Payroll4Construction.com is a proud IEC partner that provides payroll processing and reporting designed specifically for the construction industry. Above and beyond standard payroll services, like direct deposits and W-2s, Payroll4Construction.com offers features contractors need, from certified payroll reports to job cost and worker's comp tracking.

Payroll4Construction.com easily handles the complexities of prevailing wage and government contract jobs. Multi-state, multi-locality and multi-rate payrolls are no problem - even automatic fringe reductions. 

Payroll4Construction.com also features an integrated mobile application for timecard entry and approval, as well as eAccess, a convenient online payroll portal for construction employees. 

Visit Payroll4Construction.com to get a free quote, or contact us at (800) 949-9620! 

 

 

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IEC has partnered with ServiceTitan that #1 Home Services Software for Electrical Contractors. ServiceTitan enables modern Electrical Contractors to achieve extraordinary heights. With ServiceTitan you will: 

  • Improve Sales
    • Boost conversion rates and job averages with a powerful visual sales experience.
    • Book more opportunities by tracking how your office staff convert calls into appointments.
    • Generate more leads by measuring the success of every marketing campaign.
  • Provide a 5-Star customer experience
    • See all customer information (Service history, equipment + inventory, and more) when they call.
    • Track all activity (call recordings, emails, text messages) related to every opportunity.
    • Make sure customers are happy after every appointment.
  • Streamline Operations
    • Enforce industry best practices in every service experience to improve outcomes.
    • Know how your business is doing anywhere, any time, in real-time.
    • Be notified when important events happen (e.g. closed large sales or canceled appointments).

Visit https://www.servicetitan.com/electrical-software to learn more about how ServiceTitan can help your business.

 

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Shermco Industries is the largest NETA certified electrical testing company in North America.  We offer full acceptance testing and commissioning services as well as other partnership initiatives to support electrical contractors.   Contact us to learn how we can help you finish your projects on time, make more money and help develop new business.  We are also industry leaders in electrical safety training and refresher courses for all your team.

For more information, contact Robert Loveless, (888) SHERMCO, (214) 435-0497 (mobile) or visit www.shermco.com.

 

 

 

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IEC members receive 20% off of simPRO training costs, that’s a total value in excess of $800! 

simPRO’s Complete End-to-End Electrical Business Management Software 

  • Manage technicians with office-to-field connectivity
  • Improve your quoting & estimating accuracy & speed by up to 70%
  • Increase billable hours by 20% per field tech per day
  • Import supplier catalogs to streamline inventory
  • Keep your electrical projects on track from start to finish
  • Automate your billing to save time & keep your cash flowing
  • Get incredible business insights with 60+ smart reports 

Visit https://www.simpro.us/members/iec-members-enterprise for more information and to take advantage of this member benefit so you can focus on taking care of customers, delivering excellent work and growing your business. 

 

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IEC member companies – explore how our partner Sprint can help improve your business bottom line via tools that improve efficiency and reduce expenses.

As a National Bronze Partner, Sprint is IEC’s Preferred wireless solution provider.

  • Business Accounts:  
    • Save up to 20% on select Sprint solutions and wireless services. Find out which solutions (e.g. reduce paper, fleet tracking, etc.) are helping other IEC members improve their business!
    • 20% off on Select Accessories
    • Waived Activation fees for Business Accounts
    • Unlimited talk, text and data at Sprint’s special low price 
  • Personal Accounts:  Take advantage of industry leading solutions and plans from Sprint.

IEC Members and Employees:  Click here to learn more and enroll!

To take advantage of the great program, email IEC@sprint.com.

 
 
 
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From commercial and residential to light and heavy wiring, Tradesmen International has been helping contractors and project managers find proven, safety-minded electricians for over 25 years.

All of these electricians undergo an extensive interview and skills evaluation process before we ever send them to your job site. Each of our craftsmen are offered an OSHA 10 Hour safety training course and are subject to regular client satisfaction evaluations. The result being that you receive the same quality you would expect from your permanent workforce.

As a nationally recognized leader in skilled staffing solutions, Tradesmen has more than 160 trade-dedicated recruiters positioned throughout our network of nearly 150 recruitment and operations facilities across North America.

For more information, or to locate a Trademen office near you, visit www.tradesmeninternational.com

 

 
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Trimble’s MEP Division, featuring Accubid Products, is a leader in providing integrated BIM services and solutions for the MEP contractor. By connecting key workflows between estimating, design and installation, Trimble helps MEP contractors reduce project risk while increasing overall productivity and efficiency. Combined with deep domain knowledge in sub-trades as well as expertise in positioning technologies, Trimble offers a comprehensive portfolio of solutions for today’s MEP contractor.