Weathering the Storm

When your roof comes crashing down like ours did this past Memorial Day, a LOT of thoughts race through your head. Things like, “Holy cow, that could have killed people!”, “Ugh, this is going to take a TON of work...
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Radiant by Legrand

Stylish and highly functional! A smarter system with an easy-to-use app interface. Comprised of high-performing subsystems, Intuity offers whole-house control of a home’s entertainment, security, comfort, and convenience, through both Legrand solutions and select third-party components – including multi-room audio,...
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Built Worlds Summit

HOSTED AT THE WIT HOTEL, DOWNTOWN CHICAGO MAY 3RD – 5TH, 2017 THE BUILTWORLDS SUMMIT IS AN EXCLUSIVE 3-DAY GATHERING OF THE BUILT INDUSTRY’S LARGEST COMPANIES, LEADING STARTUPS, AND MOST INNOVATIVE CEOS AND STRATEGISTS. Disruptive technology, climate change, global urbanization,...
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Excellence in Sales and Marketing

Paramont EO was extremely proud to be selected as a finalist for this year’s “Excellence in Sales and Marketing” award during the 2016 Imark Fall meeting. Imark has an impressive membership of 185 independent electrical distributors with over 950 locations...
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Get Retrofit!

Retrofitting is a term often used when converting older, outdated lighting technologies such as incandescent and fluorescent, to newer, more energy-efficient technologies, such as LED. As some people might look at the initial increased prices and shake their head, it’s...
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Building for Tomorrow

The United Nations is convening in Paris to discuss the impact of Climate Change and technologies. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon opened the conference last night with a call to action, insisting that Paris mark a turning point, and stating that the world needs...
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New thoughts on Office Lighting

Getting your office lighting right can really improve employee performance and satisfaction. Deep knowledge of how to plan energy efficient office spaces can set an electrical contractor apart from his competition. Balancing daylight harvesting (from windows and skylights) and energy efficient fixtures...
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Business Lessons from the Garden

In today’s fast paced, always on, adrenaline junkie society, we could all probably benefit from a Zen moment or two…I have discovered mine in my garden. From the minute I set foot in this coveted space, I instantly feel clarity...
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Go Hawks!

Go Hawks!!! | Paramont EO | LinkedIn Chicago is a tough town for sports. We feel obligated to support our Bears, derive a masochistic sort of pleasure from rooting for the Cubs, and get occasional satisfaction from our White Sox....
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Be our Guest!

Tour Paramont EO’s Woodridge Central Warehouse Location In 2013, Paramont EO moved to a centralized warehouse distribution model, leased a 80,000—square-foot space in Woodridge, IL, and optimized our warehouse for order filling, receiving, counter sales and jobsite delivery. Let us...
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Whatever it takes!

Here’s an example of how Paramont-EO goes out of their way to find a solution to service our customers. Titan Electric had a job (ERS) that was close to our Woodridge facility and we were providing the daily materials for...
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Ask Our Expert

Paramont EO is proud to have one of the most prolific writers on Illinois lien law as our Director of Credit. A former board member of the National Association of Credit Management (NACM), Norm Cowie blogs, writes articles, and works...
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And the Survey says…

As a wholesale distributor of electrical supplies Paramont EO understands that our key value is our ability to provide high quality materials, in stock, on time, provide expert guidance and top notch customer service. With that in mind, we recently...
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Paramont EO & Crest Lighting Rededication

The electrical and lighting industry moves at the speed of light. Staying competitive in this industry requires vision and adaptability. Change is constant. New offerings and business refinements must be prioritized, and communication must continue to flow–sometimes even as the details are still...
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Happy Holidays from Paramont EO

From the desk of Ken Gallagher, President of Paramont EO: I’m wishing everyone a wonderful holiday season and a Happy New Year!! This time of the year extremely busy for everyone. Prepping for our own family celebrations along with thanking...
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Setting up a Centralized Warehouse

In 2013 Paramont EO decided to move to a centralized warehouse distribution model and subsequently leased a 80,000 square foot space in Woodridge, IL. Given the opportunity to lay out our warehouse from scratch, we took full advantage of having...
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Happy Thanksgiving

When you think of your family, you usually think of those people you were raised with, or those you raised, or those who raised you… or those whom you raised who are raising their own and who eventually raise their...
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Control Your Energy Costs with Lighting Controls

Is the demand for energy-saving lighting controls growing among building owners and facility managers? “Absolutely,” says Paramont EO commercial lighting manager Scott Shellberg. “Paramont is seeing a lot of customer interest, particularly in simple controls like sensors. Lighting controls reduce...
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Don’t be a Bonk

“What is it?” Grog asked. Bonk grinned, “I call it a ‘wheel.” Then he rolled the big rock over the other caveman’s foot by mistake. “Ow, ow, ow!” Grog cried, jumping up and down. When the pain receded, he looked...
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