IBEW LOCAL 300 ‘PLUS 5’ CONTRACTORS OFFER FREE SIX-YEAR WARRANTYSouth Burlington, Vt. – (Jan. 28, 2008) – International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 300 contractors are reminding customers about their best-in-class Plus 5 Electrical Protection Plan.Unique to the IBEW, Plus 5 is a complimentary extended maintenance agreement on materials and workmanship that services the wiring in a new or remodeled home for an additional five years beyond a builder’s standard one-year warranty. The plan adds nothing to construction costs and involves no administrative or legal procedures on the part of the consumer. In the event that a problem arises during the coverage term, a certified Plus 5 contractor will immediately fix the issue at no cost to the homeowner, builder or developer.”When utilizing a Plus 5 professional, the job is being done by the finest craftsmen in the business. The customer need not fear a hefty bill to pay if there is a suspected malfunction down the road, as all electrical work is completely covered by warranty,” said Local 300 Business Manager George Clain. “This is an unbeatable value, whether you are a residential contractor, a recently married couple building your first home or a real estate developer planning a condominium complex.”Several Local 300 contractors offer the Plus 5 Protection Plan, including American Electric (802-763-8179), B&H Electric (802-888-4101), Brown Electric (802-863-2060), Century Electric (802-233-2849), JS Electric (802-363-3353), Metruk’s Electrical Contracting (802-899-1103), Peck Electric (802-658-3378) and Sherwin Electric (802-878-4041). All are fully licensed, insured and trained, provide free estimates and continually keep abreast of new technologies and materials within the industry.For more information about Plus 5, visit www.plus5.org(link is external).ABOUT THE IBEW LOCAL 300Based in South Burlington, the IBEW Local 300 serves 1,200-plus laborers throughout Vermont. The organization is part of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW), which is headquartered in Washington, D.C., and represents approximately 750,000 members who work in a wide variety of fields, including utilities, construction, telecommunications, broadcasting, manufacturing, railroads and government. The IBEW has members in both the United States and Canada and stands out among the American unions in the AFL-CIO because of its size and highly skilled constituency.For more information, contact Marketing and Business Development Director Matt Lash at (802) 864-5864, MLash@ibewlocal300.org(link sends e-mail) or www.ibewlocal300.org(link is external).