Dennis F. Quebe

President, NECA

Dennis Quebe is the current president of the National Electrical Contractors Association (NECA) and contributes the President's Desk column monthly. He took office in January 2012 and will serve a three-year term.

Articles by Dennis F. Quebe

December 2013
“If you have been waiting on the sidelines, now is the time to engage, because there’s no turning back,” according to “Achieving Spatial Coordination through BIM—A Guide for Specialty Contractors.” This landmark document was released in early November for contractors who want to implement building information modeling (BIM) practices and technologies in their firms.
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November 2013
After 18 workers fell to their deaths from communication towers in 2008, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) proclaimed tower climbing to be “the most dangerous job in America.” In 2013, at least 10 workers have died in falls from communication towers, and more have been seriously injured. As a result, the agency is exploring new approaches to policing the business.
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October 2013
It will be easy to get exactly what you want in the 24th century. Just speak clearly into the Replicator. Then, after a two-second whirl, there’s your “Tea. Earl Grey. Hot” just as you ordered. At least, that’s what the Star Trek fans say.
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September 2013
The theme for NECA 2013 Washington is “a different kind of power.” With our association’s big annual happening being held in the nation’s capital—still the most powerful city on earth, full of history and history in the making—it’s a most appropriate slogan.
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August 2013
The Affordable Care Act (ACA) was signed into law more than three years ago. It is still not ready to roll out.
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July 2013
You probably already know the NECA Show is the largest exposition serving the electrical construction industry. But did you know that it’s still growing?
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June 2013
This year’s NECA National Legislative Conference brought more than 130 NECA contractors to Capitol Hill where they participated in more than 100 individual meetings with their congressional representatives. But, it’s OK if you want to think of it as submitting 100-plus bids—bids for sound policy.
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May 2013
The Electrical Safety Foundation International (www.esfi.org) has sponsored National Electrical Safety Month each May for several years now. NECA has been working with ESFI since the foundation’s beginning to educate key audiences on preventing electrical fires, injuries and fatalities in the home and workplace.
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April 2013
More than 174,000 workers in the electrical contracting industry—including the most-skilled electricians, linemen and technicians in the world—are covered by pension plans that are financed through contributions from them and their multiple employers, without costing taxpayers one cent. READ MORE

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