Upselling for Contractors

Are you up-selling your services? Being a contractor business owner has many parts. One of the parts, which is usually the easy part, is doing the physical / technical work. One of the other parts, that is harder, is to get the business. It doesn’t matter how good a technician you are unless you have […]

Fire Safety for Electrical Contractors

The spread of electrical fires can be reduced by arming yourself with the right fire extinguisher. Dry chemical fire extinguishers (Class C) smother fires by coating the wires, outlet or other point of combustion with a thin layer of fire retardant powder containing carbon dioxide. Class C fire extinguishers are available in canisters of different […]

NJ HVACR Licensing Reciprocity

The NJ State Board of Examiners of HVACR Contractors has determined that the following states do NOT have standards equal or comparable to New Jersey, therefore there is NO reciprocity for licensing. NOT acceptable: Pennsylvania, New York, Connecticut, Maryland, Delaware, Texas, Ohio, Florida, Tennessee, Alabama, Illinois, Arkansas, Louisiana, Rhode Island, North Carolina, Kentucky, Virginia, South […]

May 5 is National Wildfire Community Preparedness Day

National Fire Protection Association’s (NFPA) Wildfire Community Preparedness Day is on May 5, 2018. There are many ways to help protect homes, neighborhoods, businesses, and entire communities: – Reduce the amount of flammable materials and brush that can burn around your home or business; – Create a fire-free area within the first five feet of […]

NJ Supreme Court Rules Consumer Contract Lawsuits Must Show Actual Harm Done to Be Valid

New Jersey businesses will not have to defend themselves against class action lawsuits where no one has been seriously harmed thanks to a New Jersey State Supreme Court ruling handed down Monday. Specifically, the court determined that a consumer must show they suffered monetary or other harm in order to be eligible to claim damages […]

HVACR Contractor’s Bonds Are Up For Renewal!

HVACR license holder’s, please note that your license will expire on June 30, 2018. In order to renew your license, the State of New Jersey requires you to purchase a $3,000 surety bond for the two year license term! Please click here to fill out the online application and make your $50 payment to renew […]

Governor Murphy Announces The Creation of NJ Apprentice Network

Governor Phil Murphy announced on March 29th plans to create the New Jersey Apprentice Network, a new path for state residents to enter high-skilled careers through paid apprenticeship that may include college credit. The Governor’s proposed budget for 2018 includes 10 million to support the New Jersey Apprentice Network. The State of NJ will see […]

What Is Insurance?

Insurance is a contract between the you, the policyholder and an insurance company that protects against financial loss as a result of an accident. You agree to pay a premium, and in return, the insurance company agrees to pay for certain expenses as defined in the policy. Having the correct insurance coverage may prevent you […]


Ground Fault Protection Methods A Ground Fault Circuit Interrupter, or GFCI, is a device that functions to de-energize a circuit when it senses the potential risk of electric shock. GFCIs are very sensitive, and will trip when sensing an abnormal difference of current in excess of 4-6 milliamps – significantly below the level that would […]

Selling your car or truck?

When does ownership of the vehicle cease? Most people think that ownership of their vehicle ends when the title to the car is signed and given to the new owner. That’s not correct. Ownership ends when the new owner registers the vehicle with the state. The seller is responsible to insure the vehicle until the […]