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#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 […]

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 […]

E.I.G.’s Ethics Policy

Posted on March 1st, 2018 by Electro Industries

Today we wanted to highlight our ethics policy. We believe this is something that has kept EIG level headed and take pride in ourselves. EIG also cares about our deep culture of integrity and ethical behaviors. We believe one of our ongoing traits of success is making a relationship with our customers. We also believe […]


What Should I Keep At My Desk for an Emergency?

Posted on February 22nd, 2018 by Electro Industries

No one expects an emergency to occur at work, but it is always wise to be prepared to the best of your ability. Here are a few items to keep at your desk to become the office hero. Batteries.  Small and easy to store, batteries come in handy for flashlights, radios, and other small appliances. Keep […]


EIG Education & Power Meter Training Programs

Posted on January 22nd, 2018 by Electro Industries

Increasing your energy efficiency and cutting energy use adds to your bottom line. Electro Industries can help you do that with our power meters and smart grid technologies. Our products help provide revenue grade energy measurement, information on power quality and advanced telemetry data. Our power meters currently help staff in commercial buildings, industrial facilities, […]


Top Tourist Spots Around Long Island

Posted on January 11th, 2018 by Electro Industries

A family vacation to Long Island can be the most thrilling and cheap vacation if you’d like. From Food trucks to a kid’s dream to parents evening out. There are unlimited amounts of adventure that you can have in Long Island and here are a few to get you started with planning your next family […]


Register for our training in New Orleans, LA

Posted on January 4th, 2018 by Electro Industries

Electro Industries is coming to New Orleans, LA Don’t miss this exclusive opportunity to learn about Electro Industries’ most popular power metering instruments from the people who know it best: our very own training team! Learn the ins and outs of the Nexus and Shark meter families through our exclusive, two-day hands-on training seminar. Here are details […]


Should I Switch to Using LED Light Bulbs?

Posted on December 29th, 2017 by Electro Industries

Go Green – Go LED Lighting Have you been hearing about LED light bulbs? Are you thinking about making the switch over to this bulb type? LEDs (Light emitting diodes) light bulbs are appearing in the marketplace with uses that range from household use and car headlights to traffic lights. What makes this type of […]


Nexus 1500+ Next Generation Power Quality Revenue Meter

Posted on December 13th, 2017 by Electro Industries

Today we are highlighting the Nexus 1500+ Next Generation Power Quality Revenue Meter. Let’s go over some highlights about this piece of technology. The Nexus® 1500+ meter is designed to be a primary and testable revenue meter that additionally provides advanced power quality analysis functions. It records every aspect of electrical power, including power quality […]


Ways to Cut Energy Costs in Your Business

Posted on December 4th, 2017 by Electro Industries

6 Ways to Save Energy Costs in Your Business Saving energy is one of the biggest ways to save money at home or at the office. When you own a business, you have to think about many things from employee and client issues to overhead costs. One of the most significant ways to put extra […]


A Brief History on Electro Industries

Posted on November 29th, 2017 by Electro Industries

An excerpt from our site: “Electro Industries/GaugeTech celebrated its 40th birthday in 2015. It seems like just yesterday that we launched our first digital power meter. Over the last 40+ years we have grown in size and capability through our dedication to excellence, responsiveness to our customers’ needs, and pursuit of innovation.” Founded in 1975 by […]


Top 5 Reasons to Buy from EIG

Posted on November 24th, 2017 by Electro Industries

EIG is the leader in power monitoring and smart grid solutions. We have been around 40+ years making digital power meters. We celebrated our 40th birthday in 2015.  Here are a few reasons to buy from EIG for your next project. Reason #1: We have installed hundreds of thousands of power metering instruments.  When you are opening […]


CPU 1000 Series Frequently Asked Questions

Posted on November 20th, 2017 by Electro Industries

We frequently receive questions about our CPU 1000 Series. We are here to answer the most common questions that might also be on your mind. Q: What is the CPU 1,000 series? A: The CPU-1000 is the component of the Futura+ that you connect the monitored voltages and currents to. It is the ‘black box’ where […]


Analyze Power On The Go

Posted on November 14th, 2017 by Electro Industries

Wouldn’t it be nice if there was a tool that allowed you to monitor power quality on the go? You’re in luck! The PDA 1252 was designed to make your life easier by doing just that! Say goodbye to diagnosing power quality the traditional way and say hello to your new best friend! How Does […]


The Most Important Pieces of Energy Monitoring Equipment For Your University

Posted on November 10th, 2017 by Electro Industries

Did you know that university campuses play an integral role as leaders in energy consumption? Not only can reducing energy usage have an impact on a college’s bottom line, it can also provide the student body and the surrounding environment with tremendous benefits. Not sure what you’ll need to get started? We’ve laid out the […]


4 Ways To Free Up Your Finances This Fall

Posted on November 1st, 2017 by Electro Industries

Cooler temperatures are making their way into town and that means homeowners across the country will be digging into their pockets to shell out funds on energy bills. Why be like everyone else this fall when you can keep some extra money in your wallet, or at least spend it on other things besides energy? […]

3 Simple Ways Shopping Malls Can Reduce Energy Consumption

Posted on October 30th, 2017 by Electro Industries

Did you know most retail buildings (shopping malls) consume $20 billion or more in energy every single year? Although that’s quite an astonishing statistic, what’s even more alarming is that these costs could be reduced by $3 billion a year by making just a few simple changes and being a bit more cautious. See below […]


5 Alarming Facts About Energy Waste in the U.S. That Will Make You Cringe

Posted on October 24th, 2017 by Electro Industries

It may not be a surprise to most of you that the United States in among the leading energy consumers in the world. What might be a bit surprising though, is that we’re also one of the top energy wasters in the world. Back in 2013, the United States only had an efficiency rating of […]


Do Universities Really Need Power Monitors?

Posted on October 18th, 2017 by Electro Industries

Take a second to think about all of the classroom buildings, dining halls, residence halls and athletic centers found on college campuses. Now think about how much power it takes to keep all of those building operating at full capacity. It’s pretty alarming if you ask us and for that reason, every university should be […]


5 Smart Gadgets You NEED For Your Office

Posted on October 16th, 2017 by Electro Industries

If you’re a business owner, or if you’re the person in charge of finances for a business, you probably have some idea about how much your company spends on energy bills each year. If you’re like most businesses out there, you also probably know that you’re spending a fortune on energy bills when that money […]


DM Series Power Monitor FAQs

Posted on October 9th, 2017 by Electro Industries

Sometimes, owner’s manuals just don’t give us enough information. Oftentimes, there are questions that come about that nobody thought of previously or strange situations that occur that might be unique to a specific individual. Well, we understand that our power monitors might be a bit confusing to those who aren’t super familiar with them – […]

Industrial, Commercial, Government: Are Power Meters For You?

Posted on October 6th, 2017 by Electro Industries

If you work in the industrial, commercial or government sectors you probably know that your company and your building use lots of energy, there’s nothing mindblowing about that. But did you know that you could save tons of money each month and each year if you paid closer attention to the actual amount of energy […]


4 DIY Projects That Can Help You Save BIG This Fall

Posted on September 27th, 2017 by Electro Industries

Cooler temperatures are on their way as we’re officially in the midst of fall. That means it’s time to find new ways to save energy in order to keep utility bills down as much as possible. Contrary to popular belief, there are lots of small projects most homeowners can conquer in a few hours or […]


Meet The Founder: Sam Kagan

Posted on September 25th, 2017 by Electro Industries

Engineer. Inventor. Entrepreneur. These are just a few words that describe our incredible founder, Sam Kagan. It was back in 1975 when it all started – when Sam realized the need for an affordable, easy-to-use AC power meter system and it didn’t stop there! Sam believed that this industry needed a solid state meter that […]


How To Move Your Business Over To The Smart Grid

Posted on September 20th, 2017 by Electro Industries

Have you heard of the Smart Grid? Maybe you saw it on the news or maybe you heard about it from your local energy provider, but not everybody understands what the “smart grid” actually is. Today, we’re going to focus on explaining what it means to switch over to the smart grid and some of […]


The Hidden Dangers of Using Fossil Fuels For Energy

Posted on September 19th, 2017 by Electro Industries

“We need to stop using up fossil fuels.” You’ve probably heard that hundreds of times over the last couple of years, but it’s important to understand the “why” behind the thought. What most people don’t realize, is that there are some significant hidden costs that come along with utilizing fossil fuels as a source of […]


Types Of Businesses That Consume The Most Energy

Posted on September 11th, 2017 by Electro Industries

Let’s face it, most businesses, whether they’re in the corporate world, the retail industry or somewhere in between, consume higher levels of energy than most people could ever imagine. But there are some that stand out among the rest and can be crowned for being the largest energy consumers. Luckily, there are plenty of ways […]


Nexus Series Power Monitor Frequently Asked Questions

Posted on September 7th, 2017 by Electro Industries

Ever try to read something that was written in a language other than your native tongue? You probably didn’t understand much, right? Well, we understand that power monitoring probably isn’t the most familiar topic, so we want to take some time to explain a few things about our high performance monitoring systems – the Nexus […]


How To Completely Change Your Multi-Unit Residential Building For The Better

Posted on August 30th, 2017 by Electro Industries

If you own or manage a multi-unit residential building, we’re going to guess that you’re constantly looking for ways to save money in order to make more. Well, it all starts with identifying areas where energy savings can be attained and boy, do we have the perfect solution for you! See below to find out […]


Rest Assured With Our 4 Year Warranty

Posted on August 28th, 2017 by Electro Industries

Quality. That’s our most important goal at Electro Industries/GaugeTech and to achieve that goal, we provide a multipoint approach. Not only do we use advanced standards, we provide factory tours and special training events across the country. And when you choose EIG, you can rest assured because we offer a 4 year warranty. BECAUSE OF […]


Electro Industries Careers

Posted on August 21st, 2017 by Electro Industries

At EIG, we don’t hire the position. We hire the person. Why? We think it’s much more important to foster a great place to work and that all starts with the employees. We pride ourselves in being an industry-leader and the constant recognition we receive shows that our efforts are second to none. Ready to […]


8 Ways To Master Going “Green” At Home And At Work

Posted on August 16th, 2017 by Electro Industries

Make it a goal of yours to save energy no matter where you are. Sure, you can swap out old light bulbs and clean your HVAC filters at home, but what are you doing at work to make a difference? When you save energy, you save money and you also reduce the demand for fossil […]

Why Is Technical Support So Important?

Posted on August 15th, 2017 by Electro Industries

Ever purchase something only to realize a few minutes or hours later that you have absolutely no idea how to use it? Can you remember a time where you bought something and it needed to be repaired a few months or years later and you couldn’t find anyone who knew how to fix it? That […]


The One Thing You Need In Order To Change Your Medical Facility

Posted on August 7th, 2017 by Electro Industries

Did you know that the average healthcare facility in the United States spends over $6.5 billion on energy costs every year? This is an astonishing number and it’s only predicted to increase over the next couple of years. Well, if you want to start tracking how much energy you are using in order to find […]

How To Make Your Apartment More Energy Efficient in 4 Easy Steps

Posted on July 31st, 2017 by Electro Industries

Since you don’t own your apartment, you can’t control how much energy your home uses, right? Wrong. Even though some aspects are controlled by the landlord, there are plenty of ways you can reduce your carbon footprint and keep your bills to a minimum. The best part is, most of these ways are quick, easy […]


3 Reasons to Invest In a Power Monitoring System

Posted on July 19th, 2017 by Electro Industries

There are countless reasons why property owners can benefit from installing a power monitoring system. You’ll reduce your energy consumption and operating costs as well, as your impact on the environment. Below we’ve highlighted just a few more reasons you might not have considered: Increase Your Power Factor The power factor is the term used […]


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