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  • Protection that safeguards your home and family

    Protection that safeguards your home and family

    A consumer unit, or fuse box as some still call it, is the heart of a home. It is the distribution center of the electrical supply and has a big... Read more » The post Protection that safeguards...

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  • The Gang’s All Here: When a Homebound World Relies on the Internet for Everything

    The Gang’s All Here: When a Homebound World Relies on the Internet for Everything

    Everyone is adjusting to the new normal and that means we are relying heavily on the internet – and the electricity that powers it – as our mission critical communication... Read more » The post...

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  • Latest trends and requirements in USB charging

    Latest trends and requirements in USB charging

    It is highly likely that we have all experienced times where our mobile device is running low on battery power and we urgently need to find a charging point. Since... Read more » The post Latest...

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  • Yeonjoo’s Journey: The Adventure of Living in the Pearl of the Orient

    Yeonjoo’s Journey: The Adventure of Living in the Pearl of the Orient

    Yeonjoo Lee, Employer Branding and University Relations Director for Schneider Electric, started her career in the company as the Head of Marketing Communications for South Korea in 2013. Three...

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  • Planning to Renovate Your Home? Fab Homes Bundle is the Solution

    Planning to Renovate Your Home? Fab Homes Bundle is the Solution

    Renovating your house will always be a worrisome and exhausting task – there are so many unique elements to take care of during this phase. Be it finding a reliable... Read more » The post...

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  • Climate change calls for energy self-sufficiency. Is going Solar enough?

    Climate change calls for energy self-sufficiency. Is going Solar enough?

    As fossil fuel emissions accelerate climate change, and natural disasters underscore the value of energy self-sufficiency, the case for solar power has never been stronger. Adoption is being...

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  • From the Rocky Mountains to the French Alps

    From the Rocky Mountains to the French Alps

    Ed Jarvis, Thought Leadership Manager for Power Systems, grew up in Minnesota and Colorado. “A writer at heart,” he loves traveling the world with his wife. He joined Schneider through... Read...

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  • Brazilian expat on the adventure of living abroad

    Brazilian expat on the adventure of living abroad

    It’s a cold afternoon in Paris. On her way to the Charles de Gaulle airport is Aline Paulino, Human Resources Business Partner Director for Industrial Automation at Schneider Electric. Currently,...

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  • From the City of Fury to the City of Lights: María’s expat journey

    From the City of Fury to the City of Lights: María’s expat journey

    María Quiñones, Commercial Performance Controller for Schneider Electric France, started her career with the company in 2012 in Argentina. María was born and raised in Buenos Aires and had...

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  • What Does ‘Home’ Mean To You?

    What Does ‘Home’ Mean To You?

    If you were asked to define ‘home’ in just a few words, which ones would you choose? Some will highlight the ideal house with a picket fence. Others will mention... Read more » The post What Does...

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  • ‘Four winters in Moscow’: Offer Marketing Director shares his expat journey

    ‘Four winters in Moscow’: Offer Marketing Director shares his expat journey

    There are leaves all over the ground on this afternoon in Franklin, Tennessee, USA. Fall is coming to an end and it’s gotten colder. Carlos Navarro, Offer Marketing Director for... Read more...

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  • Executive ‘Global nomad’ on living in four countries and three continents

    Executive ‘Global nomad’ on living in four countries and three continents

    It’s 8am and the view from the 27th floor of the Schneider headquarters in Boston is obscured by thick fog. Sitting at her desk, drinking a cup of coffee is... Read more » The post Executive...

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  • The Journey of Oz: from Egypt to the United States

    The Journey of Oz: from Egypt to the United States

    It’s almost noon, and from the 27th floor of the Schneider headquarters in Boston you can see the city in all the four cardinal directions. There, sitting at a desk... Read more » The post The...

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  • Why You Should Give a Smart Home Solution to Your Parents

    Life expectancy has increased significantly over the last century. In fact, a recent study by the World Health Organization suggests that the number of individuals over the age of 65... Read more...

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  • Why One Should go for Smart Homes – Not Only for Luxury but Also For Safety

    Why One Should go for Smart Homes – Not Only for Luxury but Also For Safety

    Smart home technology and smart home solutions are on the rise, both in terms of product availability and prevalence. However, much like other new innovation-driven developments, quite a large...

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  • “More Frequent and Severe” Blackouts Prompt Need for Residential Backup Power

    “More Frequent and Severe” Blackouts Prompt Need for Residential Backup Power

    Blackouts are nothing new to residential areas but there is evidence to suggest they are becoming more frequent and severe, prompting homeowners as well as the electricians who serve them... Read...

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  • Electrical distributors: futureproof your business!

    Electrical distributors: futureproof your business!

    In the last half-century, electrical distributors have played a vital role in the success and growth of the power industry. Through established distribution networks, brands such as Schneider...

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  • Interlock Kits vs. Split Bus Panels: What’s Best for your Customers?

    Interlock Kits vs. Split Bus Panels: What’s Best for your Customers?

    Written by Guest Blogger, Michele Hix, Vice President, Sales – West Region, USA.  The power just went out. Is your phone ringing off the hook? This week we saw widespread... Read more » The post...

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  • Portable Generators vs. Standby Generators vs. Solar: What’s Best?

    Portable Generators vs. Standby Generators vs. Solar: What’s Best?

    Written by Guest Blogger, Richard Korthauer, VP, Home and Distribution Business. Last week’s intentional power shut-offs across parts of California may have prevented devastating wildfires....

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  • Smart homes deliver smart business for electricians

    Smart homes deliver smart business for electricians

    Consider a day in the life of a smart home: Before you even wake up, your home is at work, adjusting the heat or air conditioning to ensure you are... Read more » The post Smart homes deliver...

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