Mike Balinskas is the General Manager of PowerHawke. Mike received his BSME from Worcester Polytechnic Institute and an MBA from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. Read more about Mike at http://powerhawke.com/about/our-team/mike-balinskas/

8 Reasons to Choose Infrared Windows

IRISS VPT Window

November 18, 2015 | Posted in Electrical Safety News | By

PowerHawke is an authorized distributor for IRISS Infrared Windows.  IRISS windows are the first of their kind and are an excellent, high quality product to increase the ease of maintenance and safety of your personnel.  Our favorite windows are the

PowerHawke by Harlan is Hosting NFPA 70E Training

October 2, 2015 | Posted in Electrical Safety News, Events | By

Join us in Nashville November 9th or November 10th for NFPA 70E: Electrical Safety in the Workplace training. Our 8-hour training session covers everything you need to know to be compliant with NFPA 70E and OSHA standards for workplace safety. 

PowerHawke will be at the TN Safety & Health Congress

PowerHawke by Harlan will be at the TNSHC this July!

July 1, 2015 | Posted in Events | By

PowerHawke by Harlan will be exhibiting at the upcoming Tennessee Safety & Health Congress later this month. The 38th Annual TSHC will be held at the Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center in Nashville, Tennessee from July 26th through 29th.

A Direct Replacement of your Switchgear Sight Glass with IRISS Infrared Windows

S&C Custom Install Example

June 29, 2015 | Posted in Electrical Safety News | By

If you have S&C switchgear with a 14” X 6” sight glass or Schneider / SquareD HVL switchgear with sight glass, we can quickly retrofit either with a dual visibility widow from IRISS.  The patented IRISS viewing polymer technology allows

The status quo of doing nothing

March 6, 2015 | Posted in Electrical Safety News, PowerHawke News | By

Your facility’s electrical distribution system is in tip top shape… right?   If you’re pausing or second guessing, you are not alone.  The majority of facility managers, building owners or engineers will readily answer yes to this question but without regular

Changes to NFPA 70E 2015 Edition

October 31, 2014 | Posted in Electrical Safety News | By

What You Need to Know: NFPA 70E Standard for Electrical Safety in the Workplace The 2015 edition of NFPA 70E Standard for Electrical Safety in the Workplace began printing in September and officially went into effect on July 29, 2014.

6 Ways to Protect Your Business from a Power Outage

High Voltage Transmission Lines

August 19, 2014 | Posted in PowerHawke News | By

We’re entering the season of unpredictable weather and that could be costly for your business operations.   Whether its a hurricane or a blizzard or just a brown-out, power outages are becoming more common.   So, what happens if the power goes

What You Need to Know: De-Energized Maintenance

WYNTK DeEnergized Testing Preview

July 18, 2014 | Posted in Electrical Safety News, PowerHawke News | By

We unveiled the next piece in our What You Need to Know Informational Series earlier this week. Our next three pieces will focus on De-Energized Maintenance — What is it? Why should you do it? What tests do you need

Welcome Laura

March 6, 2014 | Posted in PowerHawke News | By

We are happy to welcome aboard Laura Fox as the newest member of the PowerHawke by Harlan team.   Laura will be the Regional Sales Engineer for the Middle Tennessee area.  Her job will be to help you with your critical

De-Energized Electrical Testing

October 24, 2013 | Posted in Electrical Safety News | By

NFPA 70B “Recommended Practice for Electrical Equipment Maintenance” sets out the type and frequency of de-energized electrical testing (DET) for components in your electrical distribution system.  NFPA 70E “Standard for Electrical Safety in the Workplace” points out that proper maintenance