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Shark 270 Product Overview

Posted on March 29th, 2019 by Corrine Kustek

Our mission to innovate and produce ground breaking new technology has led us to where we are today. One of our favorite innovations is the Shark 270 Revenue Power Meter, serving utility, industrial and commercial customers worldwide. The meter is highly accurate and complies with both U.S. and international revenue metering standards. Most importantly, it […]

Facts you should know about Commercial Energy Waste in 2019

Posted on March 19th, 2019 by Corrine Kustek

Energy efficiency is top of mind for all and commercial buildings bear a huge responsibility. Between the number of commercial and industrial facilities worldwide and the remaining inefficient infrastructure, there is still a lot of progress to be made where commercial energy waste is concerned. Here are the 3 top facts we think you should […]

Sign Up for EIG’s Northwest Power Meter Training: April 16 & 17

Posted on March 12th, 2019 by Corrine Kustek

San Mateo, CA – we’re headed for you! And this time we’re bringing an extra half hour of FREE training each day and complimentary lunch. As usual, our two-day training will focus on familiarizing you with the features of our Shark® and Nexus® series meters. Networking with other utility users is an added course benefit! […]

#InternationalWomensDay 5 Facts About Women in Engineering

Posted on March 4th, 2019 by Corrine Kustek

This Friday, March 8th, marks International Women’s Day. In the spirit of the 2019 campaign theme, #BalanceforBetter, we’re sharing 5 facts about women in engineering: Women made up 15.9% of all those employed in Architecture & Engineering Occupations in the U.S. in 2018. The number of women in engineering in the U.S. has not increased […]

Free Power Meter Training Rolling Through Buffalo, New York!

Posted on February 25th, 2019 by Corrine Kustek

We’re heading north from EIG HQ! It’s not too late to register for our March Training in Buffalo, NY. In order to get the most out of the technology you’ve installed (or are considering installing) it’s important that you fully understand the various functions so you can adapt our meters to fit your unique needs. […]

National Engineers Week: 5 Popular Engineering Careers

Posted on February 18th, 2019 by Corrine Kustek

Electro Industries is proud to promote Engineers Week 2019, which kicked off yesterday and continues through Saturday, February 23rd. In celebration, we’re highlighting five popular careers in engineering – a high-level overview and earning potential. In alphabetical order: Computer Engineering – Responsible for the improvement of computer systems and hardware, computer engineers bring immense value […]

Fall in love with our Power Meter Trainers! Join us next week in Southern California

Posted on February 6th, 2019 by Corrine Kustek

There’s still time to squeeze in a little education just before Valentine’s Day! Our upcoming two-day training will be FREE and focus on the features of our Shark® and Nexus® series meters. In order to get the most out of the technology you’ve installed (or are considering installing) it’s important that you fully understand the various […]

Sneak Peak: 2019 Power Meter Training Schedule

Posted on February 1st, 2019 by Corrine Kustek

Who’s ready for a jam packed year of FREE Electro Industries Power Meter Training? We’re making our way to the West Coast and the East Coast, plus a couple of places in between! Whether you joined us last year or are a new engineer on your team, we’d love to have you at one of […]

What is an Electrical Substation? (& the Main Types)

Posted on January 28th, 2019 by Corrine Kustek

According to a 2016 article from foreignpolicy.com, there are over 55,000 substations and over 450,000 miles of high-voltage transmission line in the United States today. These substations play a critical role in effectively delivering power to residencies and commercial buildings across the country every day. Substations exist as part of the larger electrical grid system […]

Ways Commercial Buildings Can Save Energy this winter (without compromising warmth)

Posted on January 25th, 2019 by Corrine Kustek

When it comes to cutting energy costs, the strategy doesn’t have to wildly differ based on the season. Whether it’s cooling costs or heating costs that are eating away at your bottom line, there are a few key focus areas that will do the trick. Automate the temperature with a programmable thermostat. It isn’t necessary […]

Energy Resolutions for your Business this New Year

Posted on January 14th, 2019 by Corrine Kustek

New Year, new business? It’s not the phrase you typically hear this time of year but there’s still plenty of ways you can set resolutions to better your business, too! Here’s how energy resolutions are the perfect complement to all of your “typical” 2019 business goals. The Business Goal: Increase Profits The Energy Resolution: Well, […]

New Year, New Career: Available Engineer Positions at EIG

Posted on January 8th, 2019 by Corrine Kustek

Hopeful 2019 can be the year you find a career you love? Take a look at the open positions available at Electro Industries. We’re looking for a Hardware Design Engineer, an Embedded Software Engineer and a Sales Engineer in the Seattle area. Think you have what it takes? Review the job description and requirements below. […]

Cyber Security Features of EIG Power Meters: The Shark® 250 Meter

Posted on December 27th, 2018 by Corrine Kustek

As the rate of intrusions of utilities and industrials grows exponentially in the coming years, so does the need to secure power grids around the world by taking effective action before it is too late. Cyber security is often thought to be handled only by firewalls and IPS/IDS systems, but as technology grows in the […]

Our Commitment to Innovation & Continuous Improvement (2018 Product Announcements)

Posted on December 17th, 2018 by Corrine Kustek

The start of a new year with new goals is right in front of us, but we can’t help but pause and take a look back at the milestones we hit in 2018. We’ve shared with you before a snapshot of product announcements from 2016 and 2017 and, of course, this year is no different! […]

Looking Ahead: What’s in Store for Smart Grids in 2019

Posted on December 12th, 2018 by Corrine Kustek

As we look ahead to 2019, utility managers across the globe are chasing a more effective grid system for two main reasons – security and reliability. As a result, smart grid advancements will be a huge priority for national governments this upcoming calendar year, including the United States, Australia and China. Similarly, the introduction of […]

EIG Power Meter Training: Kick off the New Year with us in Minnetonka, MN

Posted on December 4th, 2018 by Corrine Kustek

Calling all engineers and technicians in Hennepin County, Minnesota and the surrounding areas! Our upcoming two-day training will be FREE and focus on the features of our Shark® and Nexus® series meters.   In order to get the most out of the technology you’ve installed (or are considering installing) it’s important that you fully understand the […]

How to Arm your Commercial Power Monitoring System against Cyber Attacks

Posted on November 30th, 2018 by Corrine Kustek

According to IBM’s 2018 Cost of Data Breach Survey, the average total cost of a data breach, globally, is $3.86 million. Putting reputation concerns and personal data vulnerability aside, that’s not a cost any business can take lightly. Electro Industries is committed to helping the businesses we work with stay ahead of the curve when […]

The WELL Building Standard and What it Takes to Be Certified

Posted on November 16th, 2018 by Corrine Kustek

When it comes to modernizing your commercial real estate, there’s health benefits in addition to energy and cost savings. Whether or not you provide a working environment that’s good for your employees’ well-being is for the International WELL Building Institute to decide. How to meet their standards? It’s not easy (given the 100 wellness features […]

Why Cyber Attackers are a Threat to Your Commercial Energy System

Posted on November 6th, 2018 by Corrine Kustek

It’s not the avocado, but it’s still a popular trend in our world and it’s called Cyber Security. While important to uphold cyber security best practices in many industries, here’s why it’s especially important for your power monitoring system. A cyber attack will cost you. If you are a retail store or manufacturer, the loss […]

Power Meter Training Right Here in our Home Town: Join us November 13 & 14 on Long Island

Posted on November 1st, 2018 by Corrine Kustek

Our company has hundreds of thousands of power meters installed all over the world, but there’s still no place like home! Since our humble beginnings 40 years ago, we have been proud to support and do business in the Long Island community by participating in programs like Long Island Forum for Technology and Long Island […]

Top 3 Data Center Power Monitoring Best Practices

Posted on October 30th, 2018 by Corrine Kustek

It’s a constant push and pull for Data Center Managers – how can you maximize power savings and minimize downtime? It’s tough, given the 1.8% of all US energy consumption that data centers use. A power monitoring system, when utilized effectively, will help drive this massive usage down – and turn more data centers into […]

Validate your Installation with Readings on your Power Meter

Posted on October 23rd, 2018 by Corrine Kustek

In a previous post we shared the three things you must know when installing CTs for EIG Meters. Once your installation is complete, you’ll need to validate it with the readings on your power meter. Here are the readings you’ll want to take a look at on the front panel of your meter: Voltages: You can […]

Webinar: Cyber Security in Power and Energy Meters

Posted on October 3rd, 2018 by Corrine Kustek

Please join us on Friday, October 12 at 10AM EST for an educational event on cyber security in Power and Energy Meters! Our special guests, EIG President Erran Kagan and Senior Software Engineer Rory Koval, will be talking about the need for the cyber security on power and energy meters for utility, industrial, and commercial applications. Learn […]

EIG Power Meter Training in Glen Ellyn, IL: October 24th & 25th 2018

Posted on October 2nd, 2018 by Corrine Kustek

Calling all engineers and technicians in DuPage County, IL and the surrounding areas! Whether you’re a current customer or considering what type of power meter system to install, our FREE two-day training will benefit you. Our local, expert technical support managers will take you through our Shark® and Nexus® series meters’ configuration, software, and features. […]

What is a Smart Grid and What Does it Take to Build One?

Posted on September 30th, 2018 by Corrine Kustek

Did you know on any given day, there are half a million people in America without electricity for 2 or more hours per day? This is because the grid was originally built as a one-way interaction. We all know how this system works. The utility company supplies electricity to the surrounding community and sends a […]

How to Install CTs for EIG Meters

Posted on September 25th, 2018 by Corrine Kustek

Installing CTs correctly is critical to receive good data from your EIG Meter. Here are the three main things you must know: One side of the CT is the high side, which needs to face the source of the energy White wires (terminals) connect to the high inputs on the side of the meter and […]

How to Prepare Commercial Buildings for Outages during Hurricane Season

Posted on September 22nd, 2018 by Corrine Kustek

When Hurricane Season arrives, business continuity plans and post-storm recovery are top of mind for key business stakeholders and facility management teams. It’s important, however, for all occupants to be aware of preparation tactics, potential impact and the plan of action going forward. For Building Occupants Leadership and/or Facility Managers are responsible for sharing business […]

How Smart Meters Help Utility Companies During Storms

Posted on September 13th, 2018 by Corrine Kustek

Smart meters provide immense value to utility companies – especially during hurricane season! Specifically when combined with an Outage Management System (OMS), utility companies and the communities they serve will enjoy three major benefits: Increased Accuracy  In many single outage instances, when customers call in to report “no light,” it turns out that the outage is […]

The U.S. Open Kicks Off Today: Sharing Highlights of Green Initiatives

Posted on August 27th, 2018 by Corrine Kustek

As the two toughest weeks in tennis kickoff, the tournament brings with it hundreds of thousands of spectators and a whole lot of consumption each year. 2018, however, marks both the 50th anniversary of the U.S. Open and 10 years of growing green initiatives led by the United States Tennis Association. This year we see […]

Our Commitment to Innovation & Continuous Improvement (2017 Product Announcements)

Posted on August 20th, 2018 by Corrine Kustek

It was 40 years ago when we launched our first digital power meter, but we didn’t stop there! EIG’s mission is to innovate and produce ground-breaking new technology in the energy space. Our customers motivate us to achieve these milestones and new product roll-outs. Let’s take a look at a summary of our product announcements […]

Gear Up for a Surge in Students with Advanced Metering

Posted on August 17th, 2018 by Corrine Kustek

Dorm rooms, classroom space, offices, and dining halls. The amount of energy used on your average university campus quickly adds up. But can anything be done about it? Whether it’s to reduce costs in your bottom line or to foster a culture of responsible citizenship among your student body, implementing an energy tracking system will […]

Last Call for August Power Meter Training in Washington D.C.

Posted on August 2nd, 2018 by Corrine Kustek

Calling all engineers and technicians in Washington D.C., Virginia and the surrounding areas! Whether you’re a current customer or considering what type of power meter system to install, our FREE two-day training may benefit you. Our local, expert technical support managers will take you through our Shark® and Nexus® series meters’ configuration, software, and features. […]

Energy Consumption Measurement Not Just for Commercial

Posted on July 25th, 2018 by Corrine Kustek

We’re proud of the work we’ve done to help revolutionize attention to energy usage and quality in the commercial space – but that doesn’t mean homeowners can’t find ways to save, as well! Power bills can hit you like a ton of bricks, especially when children are home for the summer, insisting to keep the […]

Portable vs. Permanent Power Monitoring Systems

Posted on July 16th, 2018 by Corrine Kustek

The type of power monitoring system your business will need is dependent largely on your motive for using one. Long-term reasons, such as cost-savings and environmental impact, call for a permanently installed system that delivers ongoing data, constantly helping you pinpoint room for improvement. Of course, a major component of achieving cost-savings and establishing eco-friendly […]

Our Commitment to Innovation & Continuous Improvement (2016 Product Announcements)

Posted on July 11th, 2018 by Corrine Kustek

  It was 40 years ago when we launched our first digital power meter, but we didn’t stop there! EIG’s mission is to innovate and produce ground-breaking new technology in the energy space. Our customers motivate us to achieve these milestones and new product rollouts. Let’s take a look at a summary of our product […]

How Your Airport Can Track Energy Usage & Power Quality

Posted on June 27th, 2018 by Corrine Kustek

Airports are among the largest energy consumption facilities. In fact, they’re even neck and neck with medium-sized cities. Knowing this, energy usage and power quality tracking is an absolute must. But how? Install Meters in Critical Areas. Install individual meters in various locations throughout the facility including old airport buildings, the parking garage, and the […]

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