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  1. A Real Life Reason for Arc Flash Safety

    A Real Life Reason for Arc Flash Safety Earlier this year, a real life reason for arc flash safety happened not that far from us. Up near the Minnesota border, about three hours northeast of Omaha, Current Electric of Sibley, the City of Sibley, Iowa, and Timewell Drainage were all cited by Iowa OSHA (I-OSHA) for improperly performing electrical work on energized wiring. The resultant fi...
  2. Solar Panels Create Energy Savings for Omaha Engineering Firm

    Solar Panels Create Energy Savings for Omaha Engineering Firm Nearly everything we enjoy and use to enhance our productivity is powered by electricity. From clocks to air conditioners, each device requires a certain amount of kilowatts (kW) to function. Consider the energy requirements of these common devices and the power required to make them work annually as an illustration: Clock, CD...
  3. Green Business Begins with Building Energy Monitoring

    Green Business Begins with Building Energy Monitoring In life and work, change starts with a baseline. If you want to lose weight, you first need to know what you weigh, how often you exercise, and how many calories you consume, on average, each day. If you’re a homeowner who wants to reduce your energy consumption, you’ll keep a close eye on your water, gas, and electric energy usag...
  4. Protecting Yourself From Arc Flash Danger

    Protecting Yourself From Arc Flash Danger Some flashes are fun to watch – like the green flash that appears just as the sun sets into the horizon. Or lightning brightening the sky during a summer storm from the safety of your home. But when you’re in an electrical closet, the last thing you want to see is lightning on the ground, and that’s sort of what an arc flash is like. What M...
  5. A Day in the Life of a Miller Low Voltage Service Tech

    A Day in the Life of a Miller Low Voltage Service Tech Like the 1971 Chevy C10 pickup truck he lovingly restores with his father in his spare time, working for Miller Electric is a family affair for Doug Howard. Doug came to Miller Electric about eight years ago, after his brother encouraged him to enroll in the same IBEW Apprenticeship program that led him to work for Miller as an electrician....
  6. A Day in the Life of a Miller Foreman

    A Day in the Life of a Miller Foreman We’re continuing our series of glimpses into the daily lives of the people who provide the on-time, within-budget, high quality work that sets Miller Electric apart among commercial electrical contractors in Nebraska with a look at Miller Foremen Jason Lang and Mark Whannell. Last month, we talked with Roger Knobbe about what it’s like to be a Project M...
  7. A Day in the Life of a Miller Project Manager

    A Day in the Life of a Miller Project Manager Every day is different for Roger Knobbe, one of Miller Electric’s talented team of Project Managers. Varying hours, schedules, and duties are commonplace. Monotony is rare, as is a day where everything goes as scheduled. Working as a project manager for one of the oldest and most respected electrical contractors in Nebraska requires you to exce...
  8. A Day in the Life of a Miller Electric Serviceman

    A Day in the Life of a Miller Electric Serviceman It’s winter and that means it’s still dark out when Electrical Service Manager Steve Schneiderwind starts to receive phone calls and emails from customers in need of electrical service. Coffee firmly in hand, Steve scans the service schedule for the day to refresh his memory about who he’s sending where that day. Like many in other trades ...
  9. Why Every Electrical Contractor Needs NFPA 70E Training

    Why Every Electrical Contractor Needs NFPA 70E Training Electricity is woven into every aspect of our lives. As consumers, we rely on it to power just about everything we do. As electrical contractors, we work directly with it on a daily basis, putting the connections in place for businesses and individuals to live and work faster and easier. We’ve worked with it so regularly and it’s been ...