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January 30, 2023 86 min
In this episode, we welcome Carlo di Renzo, owner of Effect Electric Ltd., to discuss trade school issues and generators. Carlo shares his thoughts on union politics, the lack of basic knowledge among apprentices, and the challenges of getting an apprenticeship. We also hear about the differences between Kohler and Generac generators, the impact of electric vehicles on the power grid, and the power consumption in a typical home. Carlo also talks about the function of arc vaults and surge protectors, as well as issues with Hydro and the Electrical Safety Authority (ESA). We also discuss the importance of proper lighting in a space. For more information on Effect Electric Ltd., check out their website at and follow them on Instagram: @EffectElectricLtd. You can also reach Carlo by email at Trying to find a thermally modified exterior material with a lasting warranty and a fire rating? Look no further than Moso Bamboo X-treme. This thermally modified bamboo exterior material is warranted for 25 years against rot and decay, and it is Class A fire rated in both Canada and the United States. Make Moso Bamboo X-treme decking and siding your choice for your next exterior project. Visit today. Stay connected with The Construction Life Podcast: • Text Manny at 416 433-5737 or email him at • If you have something to contribute to the podcast, email to schedule a time to join us in studio. For more from The Amabel Letters, follow them on: • TikTok and Pinterest: @the_amabel_letters • Instagram: @_the_amabel_letters • Email:
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