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Financial Incentives for Builders Complying with Current Energy Codes


This past spring, municipalities across Pennsylvania began the enforcement of a new energy code. View a short video on how FirstEnergy’s Pennsylvania utilities can help homebuilders meet new energy efficiency rules: energysavepa-newhomes.com/codes-update/ All homes with contracts signed or permit applications submitted on or after October 1, 2018, are subject to the 2015 International Energy Conservation Read More…

PFEW – An Incredible Opportunity for Our Local Students, and for You!


We hear “I can’t find great employees!” all the time. With the improving economy, many businesses have trouble finding people with the knowledge and skills they need to help their business grow and thrive. We have a solution – Pennsylvania Free Enterprise Week (PFEW). This award-winning summer economics education program has benefitted local students for Read More…

Winter is Here – Taking Time to Prepare


But summer is coming!  Let’s not forget that we have many businesses who depend on winter and they welcome cold and snowflakes as an important season in their business.  For others, this is a quieter time—a time of planning for the recreation season ahead and the visitors that are sure to follow. Are you making Read More…

Educating “Outside the Box”


By Lanny Williams, Christian Life Academy Christian Life Academy began at Life Ministries, the former Sibley Estate in Reno, in 1979. Part of the Christian School Movement of the seventies, it was a response to prayer being removed from the public schools and the growing rejection of God in public education overall. The heart of Read More…

Professional Development Tip of the Month: Stress Management


By Kathryn Thompson, FLEX President & Talent Engagement Facilitator at PA CareerLink Stress is your response to something happening in your life – a stressor. Up to a certain point, stressors can act as motivators, but each of us has that point when the stressor starts to decrease our motivation or energy. It can be Read More…