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Oct 2016

Mid-West Electric goes Big with Texas Children’s Hospital in the Woodlands

Mid-West Electric is excited to announce the opening of the Outpatient Building of the Texas Children’s Hospital in the Woodlands. We are extremely fortunate to have participated as the Electrical Contractor and Speciality Systems Coordinators for the entire TCH Woodlands project. The Outpatient Building alone is a six-floor, 209,973-square-foot facility,…

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Why Have Outdoor Lighting??

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Mar 2015

Why Have Outdoor Lighting??

Once the sun goes down and people lay down to sleep and recharge for the following day, many homes and business’ keep the lights on throughout the night. Why is this? Why not just shut down the lights and turn them on when you get back in the morning? There…

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Don't be this Parent!

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Feb 2015

Electrical Safety for Kids

Parents please educate your children about electrical safety. Electricity is dangerous and can also be deadly. It is important for kids to understand how to use caution around anything that is using electricity. Teaching your child proper techniques around cords, switches and liquids can ultimately save your child’s life, save your home,…

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Christmas: Trees, Candles and Lighting

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Dec 2014

Christmas: Trees, Candles and Lighting

Merry December! As you finish up on your holiday shopping and decorating or procrastinate to the very last minute, many of the items that you might purchase and put up this year will have electrical components. Many lights, candles, electrical moving parts, and innovative technology will fill the house and…

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What Electricians Wish You Knew – The DIY version

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Sep 2014

What Electricians Wish You Knew – The DIY version

The electrical world is vast, complex, and interesting to many people. If you haven’t spent your working life zapping things,       preventing things from zapping you, and bringing electronics to life, then there might be some formalities that you aren’t aware of…in our world that is. Instead of…

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The Energy Grid

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Aug 2014

The Energy Grid

Energy can be a confusing term for people. For our conversation today, we’ll assume that energy is power created to produce light and heat. We absolutely need energy in our everyday lives. Our workstations, our mobile smartphones, even our bodies produce and use lots of energy. So where is it…

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Clean Energy in Houston

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Jun 2014

Clean Energy in Houston

While spanning through a few different local online article, one caught our eye. The article came right from the NRG blog and really caught our attention. The blog talks about a bundle of sustainability upgrades happening to NRG Park. A few upgrades that will be seen are Solar Panel integration,…

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Augmented Reality – Tech Getting it Grip in the Construction Industry

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May 2014

Augmented Reality – Tech Getting it Grip in the Construction Industry

Breakthroughs in technology, especially mobile, have recently spiked a tech boom in the construction industry.  Each of the three key phases in construction, planning, designing, and building, are being harnessed through mobile intelligent hotspots, tablets, smartphones, and laptops. It’s almost weird to say that your laptop is the most out-dated…

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Building Information Modeling Systems

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Mar 2014

Building Information Modeling Systems

Forget the old way of drawing up plans to build the Chase Tower. Think of a way where you could construct it on your computer, and work on it from basically anywhere. All the components that you can imagine can be isolated as objects and when you change one dimension,…

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