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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. 

In 1935, Boeing Corp. would have never predicted it was about to make one of its greatest contributions not only to the aviation industry but to every other line of work as well.

According to a report by MarketsandMarkets research firm, the wireless-power-transmission market will reach $17.04 billion by 2020, growing at a combined annual growth rate (CAGR) of 60.49 percent from 2014 to 2020.


American workers are growing more confident about having enough money to fund a comfortable retirement, according to the latest Retirement Confidence Survey (RCS) sponsored by the Employee Benefit Research Institute (EBRI), the American Savings Education Council (ASEC), and Mathew Greenwald & As

Renewable power is all about innovation. One new breakthrough begets another, and the cycle persists as we continue to do more with less.
 The growth of solar power is no exception, as the technology of photovoltaics (PV) benefits from innovations in cell materials and other component parts.


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LEED Enters A New Era Of Cooperation With Chemical Industry

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Falling somewhat outside ofthe scope of the electrical industry, the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design [LEED] green building standard has been embroiled in a long-running controversy with the nation’s chemical manufacturers.

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Architects Commit To Carbon-Neutral Buildings

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The fight against greenhouse gases takes commitments from all industries, if for no other reason than their emissions can be traced to so many different sources.


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Americans Willing To Pay More For Grid Upgrades

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We live in an era when electrical power is mostly indispensable. Electricity touches almost every aspect of our daily lives and drives even mundane tasks.


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The Balancing Act
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We had to buy a new car recently. My wife’s car was 16 years old, and keeping it running was costing us almost as much as an entire car payment. It was definitely time to say goodbye, which created another problem—shopping for a new car. 


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This single-story test bed rotates 270 degrees from southeast to northeast to help in building orientation design and features.
Trial Before Error
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I magine a laboratory where you could envision, develop and confirm your building design before or during construction. Investigate building system performance by staging an office facsimile. Make final specifications on sustainability measures prior to occupancy.

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The Well-Developed Checklist
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In 1935, Boeing Corp. would have never predicted it was about to make one of its greatest contributions not only to the aviation industry but to every other line of work as well.

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Retirement Readiness
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American workers are growing more confident about having enough money to fund a comfortable retirement, according to the latest Retirement Confidence Survey (RCS) sponsored by the Employee Benefit Research Institute (EBRI), the American Savings Education Council (ASEC), and Mathew Greenwald & As

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