Friday, July 30, 2010

We are Wired -- In Color!

Copper Wire in 9 different colors in-stock including Southwire SIMpull THHN Sizes #8 to 750MCM. Colors in aluminium wire also available for your projects upon request. Identify cable and pipe easily, increase productivity and beat competitive pressures. Please contact our Material and Counter departments for more information.

Southwire's View & Win Giveaway is now on! Individuals who view the “Time is on Your Side” installation comparison video and enter a code can win a Flip UltraTM Video Recorder or a GPS system instantly. All entrants are also eligible for a random grand prize drawing of a netbook. The contest runs July 10, 2010 through September 10, 2010.

To enter, contractors and distributors need to do the following:
Go to to enter and to access contest Terms and Conditions. Watch the “Time is on Your Side” comparison video podcast. Enter their name and contact information. They will receive a reply stating if they are an instant winner of a Flip UltraTM video recorder or a GPS system. They will be entered into a random grand prize drawing for a netbook. Contest starts July 10, 2010 and ends September 10, 2010. Limit one entry per person.

Monday, July 12, 2010

Dominion Tool Days

Attn Contractors! Tool Days are Coming!

We wanted to do a customer appreciation event and our customers want to know what's new in the tools they use every day. The perfect storm: Tool Days! Five of our locations will be hosting Tool Days. Not all vendors are coming to each tool day, please check the schedule below. For our morning events, we'll be serving up Omelettes from the Omelette Man (

Stop by to enter our drawing for a 32" Panasonic TV and other fabulous prizes. And save 20% on any tools you purchase during our events. Plus we will have other tool specials running: like a free Greenlee GT-12 Volt Tick with any Greenlee bag purchase.

July 14 Gaithersburg 7:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. (Greenlee, Klein, Ideal)
July 15 Leesburg 11:00 to 2:00 p.m. (Greenlee, Klein, Ideal, Milwaukee)
July 21 Arlington 7:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. (Klein, Ideal, Milwaukee)
July 22 Chantilly 7:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m (Klein, Ideal, Milwaukee)
July 29 Manassas 7:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. (Klein, Ideal, Milwaukee)

Hope to see you at one!

Tuesday, July 6, 2010

10 Tips for Operating Buildings More Efficiently | Business |

I've been thinking about when to hold our next "Spot Opportunities" seminar. Which highlights the business opportunities for our Electrical Contractors and the savings opportunities for Property Managers and Building Owners. The attached article reminded me of some products/manufacturers I'd need there as well. Interested?

10 Tips for Operating Buildings More Efficiently Business

Thursday, July 1, 2010 - Manufacturer News: 7.1.2010

DOE Enforcing EE Standards

A notice on the site of talks about the Department of Energy’s efforts “to aggressively enforce energy efficiency and water conservation standards for a variety of products”—an initiative that began late last year. The meat of the thing, on “enforcement actions to date,” is below (click link to read) - Manufacturer News: 7.1.2010