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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. 

While solar power’s popularity as a form of distributed generation has skyrocketed in recent years, financing for these projects remains a challenge for many property owners.


Sometimes an apparently general specification calls for a type of device or piece of equipment, and it turns out that only one manufacturer makes it.

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Staff  

AllEarth Renewables and Claire Solar Partners have announced the completion of a 2.2-megawatt solar tracker farm in South Burlington, Vt. JA Solar provided multicrystalline 260-watt (W) potential induced degradation-resistant modules for the project.


To sustain your company and maintain a competitive edge takes commitment and planning. Adopting a triple bottom line (TBL) can be that road map to achieving business sustainability.

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Electricity Sector Downgrade A Big Boost For Solar
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In late May, the investment company Barclays took a bold step, issuing a downgrade of the bond rating for the entire U.S. electric utility sector.

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Kitco fiber optic safety kit
Cool Tools: Working Safely With Fiber
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Working with and around 
electricity poses hazards that most people don’t face in their daily jobs. From apprenticeship training throughout their careers, safety training is a continual process for electricians.

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Counterfeit Electrical Products On The Rise

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As technology and electrical devices play an 
expanding role in our daily lives, the chance for abuse of that 
relationship also increases.


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Paganini Communications Inc. Leads In Industry Change
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Paganini Electric Corp., 
San Francisco, was founded in 1948 as a traditional electrical contractor. Since 1998, the company has maintained two divisions: Paganini Electric Corp. (traditional electrical contracting) and Paganini Communications Inc.

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Lean Construction, BIM At NECA Show 2014

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Design/build, lean construction and building information modeling are more widely practiced in the industry these days. To help electrical contractors stay in front of this curve, the NECA Show will feature exhibitors and educational programs that focus on these processes. 


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Ideas That Work: Unistrut Tip, EMT Wrenches and Pilot Hole Hangers
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Every month, we pick the top four Ideas That Work submitted by you, ELECTRICAL CONTRACTOR readers.

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Infrastructure Projects Get 
Their Own Sustainability Benchmark

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While sustainability and efficiency have become well-established prerogatives in the national conversation about energy and climate change, nothing drives action like a prestigious award.


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