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Increased workload from recent weather?? #203184
09/13/11 07:43 PM
09/13/11 07:43 PM
HotLine1  Offline
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How about it, anyone have an increased workload from the recent weather on the east coast??



John
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Re: Increased workload from recent weather?? [Re: HotLine1] #203185
09/13/11 07:58 PM
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Originally Posted by HotLine1
How about it, anyone have an increased workload from the recent weather on the east coast??


Hijack....

Not on the east coast, but I do have a lot of interest out here after the blackout for increasing facility generator capacity or adding generators.

From Casinos to high rises, seems a lot of people weren't happy with the amount of non-essential power they had.

This happened after the large fires in 2003 and 2007 too.

Re: Increased workload from recent weather?? [Re: HotLine1] #203187
09/13/11 11:33 PM
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Vin:

It's not 'hijack'.....it's "Hi John"

Yes, I saw the info on the blackout in beautiful San Diego & surround. Any word on the status of the guy who was in the wrong spot?



John
Re: Increased workload from recent weather?? [Re: HotLine1] #203196
09/14/11 09:02 AM
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John,


I don't know about other areas, but in my 1 town, I walked into the office yesterday and there was already 15 permits for me to sign off on for misc. electrical work. Mostly services, HVAC and furnaces.

Re: Increased workload from recent weather?? [Re: HotLine1] #203273
09/17/11 09:08 PM
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Bergen County, NJ
Picked up a couple jobs related to Irene, which isn't bad for a part-timer like myself.

One flood-damaged main service panel to replace, and an outdoor panel and misc equipment serving a pool/hot tub setup that was crushed by a falling tree.

Re: Increased workload from recent weather?? [Re: HotLine1] #203478
10/02/11 08:07 PM
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Rhode Island
A friend of mine has already done 3 generators with automatic transfer switches and is geting more. All in residential.

Re: Increased workload from recent weather?? [Re: HotLine1] #203484
10/02/11 10:00 PM
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Picked up a few from Irene, we actually donated service to a few people just to help them out.

Re: Increased workload from recent weather?? [Re: HotLine1] #203491
10/03/11 12:12 AM
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Lavenburg:

Welcome to ECN forums, from one of the Jersey Guys!!

What part ya from!!


John
Re: Increased workload from recent weather?? [Re: HotLine1] #203538
10/07/11 10:08 AM
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Lavenburg,


Scott is that you? Welcome to the board from another Jersey guy. You will find here a lot of friendly and helpful people. Your comments will always be welcomed so feel free to jump in anywhere.

HE

Re: Increased workload from recent weather?? [Re: HotLine1] #203546
10/07/11 03:23 PM
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Harold:
Someone you know?



John
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