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February 28, 2017 MVE Group and MCC: Innovative Partnership Helps Nonprofit Reduce Energy Consumption

Ephrata, PA, February 28, 2017– Sunshine is now providing electricity for the office and Welcoming Center facility of Mennonite Central Committee (MCC) U.S. located at 21 S. 12th St. in Akron, PA. The 33.80 kW solar electricity system was installed by Meadow Valley Electric and is owned by MV Energy LLC, both of Ephrata, PA. Read More

December 14, 2015 LED: Parking Lot Lights

U.S. Department of Energy Publishes GATEWAY report on Exterior LED Lighting at Princeton University According to the website, “Evaluated on a lifecycle cost basis, SSL [solid-state lighting or LED] products can be competitive in parking lot applications because of their energy savings, directionality, controllability, aesthetic appeal, and maintenance savings.” Recently, the DOE released a case Read More

December 14, 2015 Internet of Things (IoT)

What will your smartphone control next? “In 2015, over 1.4 billion smart phones will be shipped and by 2020 we will have a staggering 6.1 billion smartphone users,” according to Bernard Marr in his recent Forbes article, “17 ‘Internet Of Things’ Facts Everyone Should Read“. Today smartphones can work with your security system to turn Read More

December 14, 2015 MVE Group Project Spotlight: North Cornwall Health Center

  MVE Group installs an 800kw Kohler generator at Orthopedic Associates of Lancaster’s new Lebanon facility. On Saturday, November 7, Orthopedic Associates of Lancaster celebrated the grand opening of its new North Cornwall Health Center. The two-story, 73,500 square-foot facility offers comprehensive health care services, including orthopedic care, pain management, physical therapy and MRI services from Read More

October 29, 2015 When Speed Counts – Flood Detection Can Prevent Damage to Your Home

  Frozen Pipes? Leaking Dishwasher? Did you know just one inch of water in a 2,000 sq. ft home can cause approximately $20,000 worth of damage, according to Pipes can freeze and burst. Leaks can occur when appliances like washing machines and dishwashers fail. Water can seep into basements after heavy rains. When water Read More

September 25, 2015 Too Cheap to Ignore –  That’s Today’s LED Lighting.

That’s today’s LED lighting. With significant advances in technology and price drops in the last two years, homeowners are learning that LED bulbs last almost as long as a mortgage and cost less than a pizza.Now is also prime time for businesses to take advantage of LED lighting.  Often slower to adopt new technology because Read More

August 25, 2015 Barry Miller to Publish Book

You may know Barry Miller as an integral part of MVE Group.  His journey with MVE Group started back in 1977 when he was hired as an electrical apprentice. He co-founded ESCO Security and later became an MVE Group partner. Often he served as the main contact for many of our customers, while managing projects and developing Read More

August 25, 2015 Spotlight on Technology: All-in-One Hybrid Video Server Marries Analog and IP Technology

  Recently, an ESCO Security retail client was looking to add new surveillance cameras. They wanted to add several high-definition IP cameras.Like a webcam, IP cameras can send video over the Internet to computers and mobile devices, allowing real-time accessibility that is critical during emergencies. IP cameras also enable easier searching of recorded video with Read More

August 7, 2015 Gain the Competitive Edge. Discover Your Industry Advantage with LED Lighting from KWReduction

  In today’s economy,you need to take advantage of every opportunity to stay ahead of your competition. LED lighting can give you that competitive edge.  An LED retrofit can save you 50% to 80% of energy costs no matter what industry you are in. LED beats traditional lighting sources by being energy efficient, long lasting, durable, Read More

August 5, 2015 MVE Group Expands Team and Fleet

2015 has been a year of growth for MVE Group. To continue to provide our customers with the highest level of service, we have hired more electricians, sales and support staff, increasing our team by 20%. We have also added several new vehicles, including 5 Meadow Valley Electric vans, 2 ESCO Security vehicles and a bucket Read More

July 28, 2015 Meadow Valley Electric Honored with ABC Keystone Excellence in Construction Safety Award

On July 22, 2014,  ABC Keystone held its annual Excellence in Construction Gala to honor the outstanding work performed by its members in 2014. Exceptional projects received Excellence awards and three contractors were also recognized for overall safety. Meadow Valley Electric received the prestigious ABC Keystone Excellence in Construction Safety Award for a Specialty Contractor.  To be Read More

July 15, 2015 ESCO Security: National Pet Fire Safety Day

  Photo by Andrea Castelletti July 15th is National Pet Fire Safety Day. We know that your pets are family, too.  Of course, you want to keep them safe.  Since pets can’t easily escape a burning home, fire safety is very important. Here are three ways to keep your pets safe from fire: Pet proof your home. Read More