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Bath Fans for a Better Remodel

When people think about remodeling their bathroom, they dream of soaking tubs, marble tile, and fancy fixtures—not bath fans. But planning for a well-ventilated bathroom is easily the most important…

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Welcome Mike Farinelli!

Mike Farinelli has joined the Baltimore Commercial Lighting Sales Team! Mike brings nearly 30 years’ experience in lighting and sales to Dominion, including working for a lighting manufacturer, and most…

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Women’s History Month – Hertha Marks Ayrton

Hertha Ayrton (1854-1923) was a distinguished British scientist who was the first woman to receive the Hughes Medal of the Royal Society for a scientific work that was exclusively her…

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Women’s History Month – Grace Hopper

Grace Hopper (1906-1992) was an American mathematician and rear admiral in the U.S. Navy and a computer technology pioneer. She helped devise UNIVAC 1, the first commercial electronic computer, and…

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Women’s History Month – Edith Clarke

Edith Clarke (1883-1959) was a pioneer in electrical engineering who used math to improve our understanding of power transmission. She was the first professionally employed female electrical engineer and the first…

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Women’s History Month – Hedy Lamar

Most people know Hedy Lamar as an Austrian-born American actress and film producer who appeared in 30 films over her 28-year career. But Lamar was also a pioneer in the…

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Black History month – George Carruthers

In this final week of Black History Month, we remember a local hero who passed away on December 26, 2020. Dr. George Carruthers was an African American astrophysicist, scientist, engineer,…

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Black History Month – Garrett Morgan

What do a sewing machine, hair-straightening product, breathing device, friction drive clutch, gas mask, and a traffic light have in common? They were all invented by African-American inventor Garrett Morgan….

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Black History Month – Marie Van Brittan Brown

Marie Van Brittan Brown (1922-1999) was a 43-year-old African-American nurse who worked long hours before returning home to Jamaica Queens in New York City. Neighborhood crime was high, her husband…

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Black History Month – Lewis Howard Latimer

Lewis Howard Latimer (1848-1928) was an African-American inventor, electrical pioneer, and a son of fugitive slaves. With no access to formal education, Latimer taught himself mechanical drawing while in the…

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Meet the Essex (Baltimore), MD sales team!

Meet Branch Manager Keith Floyd Jr. and Brad Grace — Dominion Electric Supply’s Essex (Baltimore), Maryland counter sales team,

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Leviton Lev-Lok Modular Wiring Devices

Watch this video to see how easy you can install Leviton’s Lev-Lok wiring devices!

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Signify Light to go program expands offerings

Things just got easier with Signify’s expanded Light to go offerings. They’re quick to order, easy on your wallet, and simple to use! Light to go is Signify’s broad offering…

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Preparing for the Next Big Thing: Modular Wiring Systems

The faster technology changes, the harder you have to work to keep up. And the more architects, engineers, and contractors have to learn about building structures that meet both current…

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Dimmers…Everything Old is New Again

Rarely do we need all the light our fixtures are capable of providing. A dimmer enables you to adjust lighting for a specific time of day, to perform a task…

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Choosing the Right Ventilation Fan

Long showers, whirlpool tubs, saunas — the humidity and moisture from these bathroom luxuries create a breeding ground for mold and mildew. Fortunately, there’s a hidden hero in your bathroom—removing…

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Counters/Showrooms Open To Customers June 8!

Dear Customers and Friends, We hope this message finds you and your loved ones safe and well. It’s been a challenging couple of months as the COVID-19 pandemic has affected…

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Dominion Opens 11th Location in Ashburn, VA

On January 20, Dominion Electric Supply Company, Inc. opened its 11th branch in Ashburn at 21005 Ashburn Crossing Drive, Suites 110-120 in Ashburn, Virginia.  Ashburn Crossing rests on 80 acres…

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Why Lighting Matters In The Workplace: Part 3

In the last two installments of Empowering, we discussed the impact of lighting on the brain with regards to mood, mental health, performance, and productivity. This month, we’ll examine how…

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Why Lighting Matters in the Workplace: Part 2

In the last installment of Empowering, we discussed the impact of lighting on the brain with regards to mood and mental health. This month, we’ll examine how lighting affects productivity,…

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Why Lighting Matters in the Workplace: ‭Part 1

We turn the lights on in the morning in our offices, warehouses, stores, and workplaces. Then we turn off all, or most of them, when we leave. That’s probably the…

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