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Author: Steven Wolbrom

This is Your Life on CFLs

This is Your Life on CFLs

As the Marketing Manager, I do not have the extensive background on lighting and CFLs that some people here at NEMA possess. After hearing all talk about how CFLs will change the future for all of us and how much money people would be saving on their electric bills, I decided it was time to do a little research to…

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The Asian Alternative to China

The Asian Alternative to China

We are all aware of the mad rush to manufacture in China, but so are the Chinese.  The result has been a major migration of peasants eastward to the heart of China's manufacturing country to get in line for jobs.  Recognizing that increased demand equals increased pay, the workers are demanding and getting higher compensation, which is increasing about 17%…

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A Monster Move

A Monster Move

Recently, an article was published in the Wall Street Journal about the changes and advancements for both getting a job and hiring the right person. The nation’s largest job board, Monster.com, has experienced a 9% decrease in unique viewers since last year.  According to Peter Weddle, the CEO of Weddle’s, who publishes guide book on job boards, there is an…

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Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design, or LEED

Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design, or LEED

LEED is a rating system for green buildings used nationally as the accepted benchmark for the design, construction and operation of High Performance Green Buildings. Along with Energy Star, the Department of Energy, and the Environmental Protection Agency, NEMA is continuing to educate it members through webinars such as achieving High Performance Buildings by leveraging Energy Star, on the importance…

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