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"Stuff Electricians Should Know" brings you bite sized bits of useful information twice a week, usually in the form of an answer to a question that every electrician should know!

"Stuff Electricians Should Know" brings you bite sized bits of useful information twice a week, usually in the form of an answer to a question that every electrician should know!
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"Stuff Electricians Should Know" brings you bite sized bits of useful information twice a week, usually in the form of an answer to a question that every electrician should know!

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English


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110 - I'm Going To Sue You

12/14/2018
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Some guys manage projects so poorly that the only recourse they have is to threaten lawsuits. That's the topic of todays episode. Get your free issue of The Apprentice Guide at www.electricianslibrary.com/apprenticeguide Become a supporter of this podcast: https://anchor.fm/stuff-electricians-should-know/support https://www.pocketcasts.com/

Duration:00:06:15

109 - No One Cares As Much As You Do

12/12/2018
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Let's face it. There are a lot of other people that you have to work around that just don't care. The plumbers, they drywallers, the siding guys. You name em, and they just don't care. That's the topic of today's discussion on the SESK podcast. Become a supporter of this podcast: https://anchor.fm/stuff-electricians-should-know/support https://www.pocketcasts.com/

Duration:00:10:48

108 - Label Or Die!

12/7/2018
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This episode is the audio of a facebook live that I did illustrating the importance of labeling correctly. Come like our Electricianslibrary.com page on facebook! Become a supporter of this podcast: https://anchor.fm/stuff-electricians-should-know/support https://www.pocketcasts.com/

Duration:00:12:13

107 - LOTO FAQ

11/29/2018
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Today I'll cover some frequently asked questions concerning Locking Out and Tagging Out. Become a supporter of this podcast: https://anchor.fm/stuff-electricians-should-know/support https://www.pocketcasts.com/

Duration:00:09:50

106 - To Lube or Not To Lube?

11/27/2018
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When should you use wire lube? What kind should you use? Those are the questions plaguing several electricians at this very moment! And here we are to swoop in and answer the question! Become a supporter of this podcast: https://anchor.fm/stuff-electricians-should-know/support https://www.pocketcasts.com/

Duration:00:08:34

105 - VFD Misconceptions

11/22/2018
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Today I will talk about 6 VFD misconceptions that you can put to rest. Become a supporter of this podcast: https://anchor.fm/stuff-electricians-should-know/support https://www.pocketcasts.com/

Duration:00:11:16

104 - Terminating Paralleled Conductors

11/20/2018
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In today's episode I'll talk about terminating paralleled conductors and 3 things that you need to watch out for when your are doing it. Become a supporter of this podcast: https://anchor.fm/stuff-electricians-should-know/support https://www.pocketcasts.com/

Duration:00:11:10

103 - It's Fire Season

11/15/2018
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Today I'll share some statistics with you from the NFPA about the holiday season, fires, and one thing you could do to increase your business while helping to prevent house fires. Become a supporter of this podcast: https://anchor.fm/stuff-electricians-should-know/support https://www.pocketcasts.com/

Duration:00:11:06

102- Rules For Electricians

11/13/2018
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In todays Episode I'll talk about my new book "Rules for Electricians", what it is and what it isn't. Become a supporter of this podcast: https://anchor.fm/stuff-electricians-should-know/support https://www.pocketcasts.com/

Duration:00:12:38

101 - Bugs, Kool-Aid, and Chinese Money

11/7/2018
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In todays episode I'll cover 10 terms that you have probably never heard of. When you get in to any industry they seem to have their own language. The electrical industry is no different. It has it's own language. Today I'll cover theses 10 terms: *Chinese Money *Bug *BX Cable *Greenfield *Periscope *Hard Head *Kool Aid *Keyless *Eyes *Rabbit Gun Become a supporter of this podcast: https://anchor.fm/stuff-electricians-should-know/support https://www.pocketcasts.com/

Duration:00:13:58

100 - Starter Basics

10/4/2018
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Duration:00:09:10

99 - 3 Project Management Myths

9/14/2018
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Visit: www.rulesforelectricians.com Welcome to "Stuff Electrician's Should Know" my name is Jon Workman, your host, and welcome back to another episode of SESK. Before we get started I just want to tell you about "Rules For Electricians", a new book that I put together that I'm excited get into your hands. It's 100 rules for electricians that can help a help you in your daily activities, help you in your job, basically just some the written rules, some of the unwritten rules that are that...

Duration:00:09:18

98 - 6 Project Management Mistakes

7/11/2018
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Today I'll cover 6 mistakes you want to avoid when it comes to project management. Become a supporter of this podcast: https://anchor.fm/stuff-electricians-should-know/support https://www.pocketcasts.com/

Duration:00:07:46

97 - VFD Case Study

6/27/2018
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make sure to sign up for SESK-U! www.sesk-u.com In this episode we cover a quick VFD case study to show how effective VFD's can be. Become a supporter of this podcast: https://anchor.fm/stuff-electricians-should-know/support https://www.pocketcasts.com/

Duration:00:08:59

96 - When do you need a VFD?

6/20/2018
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You won't want to miss the July Issue of SESK-U! Visit www.sesk-u.com to become a member! So here are 3 things that will help you know when you can use a VFD. 1- The need to reduce energy consumption and energy costs. I'm not going to get deep into this one now because that is going to be the subject of next weeks episode. But know for now that that is a major reason to use a VFD. 2 - Greater production through efficiency and better process control. hey your motors are most...

Duration:00:07:27

95 - How do VFD's work?

6/13/2018
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Visit SESK-U.com to learn more about SESK University! Okay, so in the last episode I introduced you briefly to VFD's, and kind of discuss what they did. So this week, why don't we dive into how a VFD actually works. So let's start talking about the motor that you're going to be controlling for, for just a second. You know the motors that you're going to control with the VFD are three phase. You're not going to use a VFD to control a single phase motor. Now, a lot of these motors are...

Duration:00:06:05

94 - What is a VFD?

6/6/2018
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Visit www.sesk-u.com to learn more about SESK University! So to put a simply a VFD is a type of motor controller that drives a three phase electric motor, and it can control the motor by varying, not only the frequency but the voltage that's being supplied to the electric motor. Okay? So one of the coolest things about VFD's is that their automatic. You don't have to sit there and monkey around with them and adjust them when you need certain things to happen, they sense the load...

Duration:00:09:10

Don't buy Codey!

5/31/2018
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To get Codey visit: www.codey.app This is probably the advice that Apple should have given when it released the iPhone, or Tesla when it started selling cars. "Don't buy our product!" Neither of these Uber successful companies have yet to release a perfect, flawless product. How dare they?? iPhones are riddled with problems. Software crashes, hardware malfunctions, battery issues. Yet they keep building them for us to buy. Same with Tesla. Doors and hoods won't open,...

Duration:00:05:53

Day 29 - Shore power disconnect

5/30/2018
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What does Codey know about shore power disconnects? Let's find out. www.electricianslibrary.com/codey Become a supporter of this podcast: https://anchor.fm/stuff-electricians-should-know/support https://www.pocketcasts.com/

Duration:00:01:36

Day 28 - MCM vs. KCMIL

5/29/2018
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What's the difference between MCM and KCMIL. We've covered it before, but does Codey know the difference? www.electricianslibrary.com/codey Become a supporter of this podcast: https://anchor.fm/stuff-electricians-should-know/support https://www.pocketcasts.com/

Duration:00:01:41