News & Announcements

ST. LOUIS - Affiliated Contractors Alliance (ACA) is launching a new company with services directed to small to medium contractors. Members will receive rebates and incentives on product purchases and services that are important to their business. Tool and construction material purchases, fleet leasing, insurance and other services will be geared specifically for them. “Smaller contractors make up the backbone of the construction industry,” said Buddy Goldammer, ACA president.

Integration of Dodge Data and STACK Tools Promises Comprehensive Data, Streamlined Workflows to Improve Project Estimation and Bidding NEW YORK – Nov. 21, 2016 – Dodge Data & Analytics has partnered with STACK Construction Technologies to integrate Dodge’s leading data and analytics with STACK’s cloud-based takeoff and estimating tools. The partnership will put Dodge’s extensive project data and STACK’s easy-to-use takeoff and estimating software in the hands of contractors and subcontractors through a seamless user experience.

Winners of the 2016 awards were announced at NEMA’s Annual Membership Meeting allows business owners to write and read reviews on customers for free. Nov. 15, 2016, Boston, Mass.—The B2B review site is gaining popularity nationwide. It reduces the uncertainty business owners often feel when engaging with potential clients/customers about whether to do business together. Any business owner knows that gaining just one well-matched new customer can be a profitable and enjoyable experience.

Sydney, November 11, 2016 – Gerard Lighting, the company behind Australia’s most innovative and comprehensive group of lighting brands has today been presented the ‘Award of Excellence’ in the International Lighting Design Awards for Australia and New Zealand for its GenLED One Luminaire. Judged by Warren Julian and Peter McLean, these lighting awards represent the pinnacle of recognition by the Society towards those that practice lighting design.

Revision Includes New Performance Requirements ROSSLYN, Va., November 14, 2016—Today, the National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) announced that ANSI Accredited Standards Committee C119 revised ANSI C119.4  American National Standard for Electric Connectors—Connectors for Use between Aluminum-to-Aluminum and Aluminum-to-Copper Conductors Designed for Normal Operation at or Below 93°C and Copper-to-Copper Conductors Designed for Normal Operation at or Below 100°C.

Updates Include Changes to Clauses ROSSLYN, Va., November 8, 2016—Today, the National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) announced that ANSI Accredited Standards Committee C78 revised ANSI C78.1195 American National Standard for Electric Lamps—Double-Capped Fluorescent Lamps—Safety Specifications. Adopted by ANSI ASC C78 as a nationally acknowledged international standard, this revision of IEC 61195, ed2.2 (2014-09) includes deviations for clauses 2 and 3.

Districts, projects, individuals honored for driving ZNE in new and existing projects

Automation systems experts complete work at Northeastern University’s newest research facility Lynnfield, MA – JM Electrical Company, Inc., the leader in advanced automated building system installations, announced that it has completed the installation of an advanced automation system at Northeastern University’s (NEU) Interdisciplinary Science & Engineering Complex (ISEC), a 220,000 square foot development on Columbus Avenue.