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Articles in this section are intended to help electrical contractors grow and improve their businesses, from financial and legal advice to creating a service and maintenance department. You’ll find articles on estimating projects and more below. 

Since 1978, many politicians have won seats in Congress with a little help from NECA.

TenKsolar DUO System, Templeton, Mass.

Massachusetts is still recovering from a winter full of heavy snowstorms; however, thanks to a new major solar power project, sunlight will now never be far from the minds of the state’s residents.


The federal Miller Act has been around since the mid-1930s. You would think that, by now, all questions about its application would have been resolved by the courts. Unfortunately, hundreds of lawsuits remain that involve interpretations of the Miller Act.


As the electrical industry fully 
embraces the digital age, the needs of utilities and other large equipment users have been transformed. Their demands require a different form of testing to ensure new equipment can function in a highly sophisticated and rapidly changing environment.

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Brady Offers New Portable Printer Trade-up Promotion

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Brady recently announced a portable printer trade-up promotion. Users can receive a free BMP41 or BMP51 printer by trading in a qualifying competitive printer and purchasing 12 BMP41 or BMP51 label cartridges.


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Government Affairs: Because It Truly Matters
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Since 1978, many politicians have won seats in Congress with a little help from NECA.

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Lutron Announces 10-City Seminar On Energy Codes

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Lutron Electronics announced it will visit 10 major markets in 2015 with a seminar to help electrical contractors and engineers better meet the customer needs, while complying with energy codes.

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World's Most Powerful Electrical Testing System Up And Running In Florida
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Tame The Chaos
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As estimators, we are sometimes called on to create and maintain schedules. Many of us actually hold the position of estimator/project manager, so we are wholly responsible for scheduling our own projects.


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McDonald’s Hopes To Bring Net-Zero Energy To Fast Food

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Its golden arches have become one of the most recognizable and ubiquitous logos in the world, and, every day, millions of customers enter a McDonald’s restaurant for a quick meal. Now, the corporation is exploring what it would take to turn one of its stores into a net-zero energy building.


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Your Home's Rising IQ
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Rising energy costs, maturing technologies, simplified interfaces, government initiatives and utility incentives are all driving the predicted 29.5 percent compound annual growth rate of the global smart homes and buildings market, creating any number of opportunities for electrical contractors (ECs

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