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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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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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Highlights from the Milwaukee Tool 2014 New Product Symposium
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On Aug. 13, 2014, ELECTRICAL CONTRACTOR Editor Andrea Klee attended Milwaukee Tool’s 2014 New Product Symposium in Milwaukee. Trade media members from across the United States, Canada and Latin America were invited to attend the event.

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Inductive Charging Market For EVs Gaining Traction

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Rather than plugging in 
an electric vehicle (EV) to recharge the battery (conductive charging), inductive charging, also known as wireless charging, uses an electromagnetic field to transfer energy between the charging base and a vehicle’s battery.


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