It’s Not Fight or Flight . . . It’s FREEZE, Flight or Fight!

On: April 19, 2018
When you are attacked your body will immediately and without our consent, undergo a series of physiological changes. Some can be helpful, while a majority of them will not be seen as beneficial and with most people can even inhibit performance. It is not Fight or Flight. . . it is Freeze, Flight or Fight.

Water Drop with Earth

Earth Day & Helping Your Clients Save Water

On: April 19, 2018
On Sunday, April 22 we will be celebrating Earth Day. Plumbing is seeing a major conservation spotlight as 40 out of 50 states expect water shortages within the next 10 years.  With this knowledge and the nationwide shift towards conservation, it is important to keep track of trends and cost-effective ways of saving on plumbing. 

Architect Specialties: Standing Out from the Crowd

On: April 19, 2018
Architecture is a profession with options. You can work on many different projects, from a small home design to a town mall or even the whole city. As an architect you are a designer, and a developer. The skills and artistic sense you hold as an architect makes you capable of being a jack of all trades, or you can be a specialist in a specific field. With there being seven specialties in architecture, you can surely specialize in at least one if not more of these in your career.

Termite Damage

Georgia Termites: Guard Your Wood

On: April 19, 2018
From the blooming flowers to the delightful temperatures, there is plenty to love about springtime in Georgia! Unfortunately, this beautiful weather also means its termite swarm season. Swarming is basically the termite way of furthering their species’ existence by traveling away from their colonies to join up with a mate and look for a good place to start fresh.

Online Exam Prep for Michigan Journeyman Plumbing

On: April 19, 2018
In the state of Michigan, you are required to have 6,000 hours of experience gained over no less than 3 years as a registered apprentice in the practical installation of plumbing. Along with the experience, you will need to complete the application for Journeyman Plumber and pass the state exam.

Start Your Continuing Education Before You Get Busy

On: April 18, 2018
Brokers and Salespersons are required to complete 18-hours of continuing education during each 3-year licensing cycle. Each year of the licensing cycle, licensees are required to complete 2-hours of legal updates continuing education classes (for a total of 6-hours of legal updates in each licensing cycle). Licenses must be renewed by October 31, 2018.

Skunk

You Set a Trap for a Squirrel, and You Trapped a Skunk. Now what?

On: April 18, 2018
Imagine this: you’ve set a trap to catch what you think might be a squirrel, groundhog, or rabbit, but when you check it the next day you’ve caught a skunk! What do you do now? At this point, you’re glad you’ve covered at least half of your trap with an old blanket or something similar.

5-Hour Update

Only 3 days left to take your 5hr. Plumbing Code Update to avoid late fees!

On: April 18, 2018
Michigan plumbers must complete a 5-hour code update course by April 20, 2018. The course must correspond with the 2015 Michigan Plumbing Code Rules set forth by the Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs on April 20, 2017.

Drone View of Wind Turbine

Breaking Wind: Drones And Turbines

On: April 18, 2018
Drone innovation hasn’t stopped yet! A firm called Aerones has created a drone that can de-ice a wind turbine while workers remain safe on the ground. As wind farms continue to gain in popularity, it seems logical that they will need to be de-iced regularly in areas that experience frigid temperatures. This used to mean workers climbing hundreds of feet in the air, but not anymore!

Georgia-Contractor

Georgia Contractors Continuing Education Rule Change

On: April 16, 2018
The Georgia State Licensing Board for Residential and General Contractors will now allow licensees to take 100% of their required continuing education online!