Chapter Corner

Industry Partners

Bronze Partners

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The ACA Buying Group was founded upon the belief that together, small to medium sized contractors, can get the perks larger companies enjoy. IEC Members that join the ACA, will receive rebates and incentives on tools, construction materials, equipment leasing, all types of insurance and other services that are geared specifically to electrical contractors. Members will have access to the ACA Purchase TrackerTM App to capture and track all qualifying purchases. Member contractors can purchase qualifying products at any retailer or distributor to receive rebates.


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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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alliantgroup’s mission as a national tax advisory firm is to work with businesses and their CPAs to identify powerful, government-sponsored tax credits and deductions. alliantgroup’s specialty tax services allow businesses to reduce pending or past tax liability and receive cash back for qualifying activities.

For more information, please contact Brian Aumueller at (617) 340-2975.

 

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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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Beneco is a nationwide leader in providing solutions for contractors throughout the United States who perform projects that are subject to municipal, city, and state prevailing wage laws and the federal Davis-Bacon and Service Contract Acts regulations and requirements. The Beneco bona fide plans save clients millions of dollars in labor burden costs. This, in turn, positions our clients to expand the ability to competitively bid, win public work projects, increase their bottom line profits, and attract and retain skilled employees.

For additional information regarding Beneco's bona fide plan solutions, please contact Don Carr at (480) 850-2590 or visit www.beneco.com.

 
 
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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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Eaton's lighting division delivers an industry-leading portfolio of innovative solutions for connected buildings, homes and communities, including reliable indoor and outdoor smart lighting and control solutions specifically designed to simplify lighting, increase energy efficiency and leverage data insights to meet customers' unique needs. Eaton lighting solutions serve a wide range of customers, including architects, engineers, electrical distributors, and contractors in the commercial, industrial, retail, institutional, residential, utility and other markets. For additional information, please visit www.eaton.com/lighting.

 

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In 1998, Electrical Staffing was created by Phil Mussallem, to exclusively serve the unique staffing needs of merit shop electrical and low voltage contractors on a National basis. We are electrical staffing specialists and do not distract our focus by recruiting in any other trades. Electrical Staffing has a unique blend of expertise combined with an experienced staff of certified recruiters and a national database of over 17,000 electrical and low voltage field and management candidates, which results in unparalleled service. 

Electrical Staffing has a 20 year relationship as a Partner with the IEC and have won the prestigious IEC Industry Achievement Award. Phil Mussallem, President, fully supports IEC by donating his time to conduct free seminars and has served on a number of IEC committees. He has proudly spoken to over 20 IEC local chapters and 12 times at National IEC conferences on the subjects of skilled labor shortages, recruiting, branding, union activity, millennials, etc. 

For more information, contact Phil at: phil@electricalstaffing.com or call (877) 695-1200.

 

 

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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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Exitplace helps trade contractors buy or sell a business, saving owners 5-6 figures.  Whether you are looking to grow faster by acquisition, ready to sell, or just starting to think about your exit, we can help.  IEC members get a free business valuation.

For more information, please contact Founder & CEO Michael Brown at michael@exitplace.com or call (917) 698-3925.

 

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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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FLIR Systems, Inc. the worldwide leader in thermal imaging innovation has the broadest lineup of powerful infrared cameras and IR inspection windows. From quick equipment checks and safety scans to the most intensive surveys, FLIR has a thermal imager to fit the inspection complexity, working style, and budgetary considerations of every electrical contractor.

FLIR Systems, Inc. offers the E60 with interchangeable lenses to image distant or smaller components and wireless communication for fast image and data sharing from the field as well as the T-Series line, FLIR’s most ergonomic and highest performance thermal imagers.

To learn more, please contact Jim Huekels at (219) 742-0672 or visit www.flir.com/thermography,  www.irtraining.com  and www.extech.com.

 

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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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GE Industrial Solutions spans the globe as an industry leader in major appliance, lighting, and integrated industrial equipment, systems and services. Providing solutions for commercial, industrial, and residential use in more than 100 countries, GE Industrial Solutions uses innovative technologies to deliver comfort, convenience, and electrical protection and control.

GE (NYSE: GE) is a diversified technology, media, and financial services company dedicated to creating products that make life better. From aircraft engines and power generation to financial services, medical imaging, television programming, and plastics, GE operates in more than 100 countries and employs more than 300,000 people worldwide.

For more information, please click here.

Online Training by GE - GE elearning modules are available to IEC members. Simply click on "Request New User Sign Up" and select IEC Contractor from the drop down list.

 

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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.

 

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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TBI recognizes the need for partnerships and alliances in the world in which we do business in order to maximize efficiency in the service we provide. Our relationship with the IEC is no different.

Our ultimate goal is to help the smaller to medium size electrical contractors to be able to compete in today’s market by removing the cost burden, worry, and loss associated with the complete onsite build, while streamlining the processes for the larger contractors, increasing their profit margin.

For more information, please visit thompsonbrowninc.com or call (615) 924-1159.  

 
 
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TOGGLED® is a Michigan-based company and global manufacturer of commercial-grade LED lighting. TOGGLED products significantly lower electricity costs and deliver high-quality light in office settings, industrial environments and living spaces. Leveraging the design and engineering strength of its parent company, Altair, TOGGLED has expanded its intellectual property portfolio to become a leading patent holder in the LED lighting industry. TOGGLED products are available at The Home Depot. To learn more, visit www.toggled.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.