Your Business

 

 

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.

Electrical Contractor Magazine

More on Your Business

 
Brand Management at Its Best
| under

Brand equals image in today’s business world Branding is the key strategy of 2004 and beyond. It seems as if branding, brand management, awareness and loyalty are everywhere. Books, lectures, courses and strategy abound.

READ MORE
 
Welcome to Las Vegas
| under

Fisk has all the right moves to capture the casino and hospitality market Driving down the Las Vegas Strip is some kind of experience for first-timers. Words like ‘surreal’ and ‘breathtaking’ just don’t seem descriptive enough.

READ MORE
 
One-Stop Shop A Hit
| under

Dynalectric says ‘play ball’ at Omni San Diego Hotel WHEN JOHN MOORE’S planned development of the Omni San Diego Hotel, it was fairly personal.

READ MORE
 
Pulling Strings on Hotel Construction
| under

Be aware of the franchise label in your construction work The hospitality industry produces hundreds of new franchised hotels each year.

READ MORE
 
Filling Staff Vacancies
| under

Consider experience, skills and personality Judging by some labor shortages, perhaps the drought of work is coming to an end. At the same time, contractors may be considering changes for the better in the estimating department.

READ MORE
 
Training Is Paramount
| under

Training and education are an important part of your business. It keeps you and your workers up-to-date with the latest industry trends, which translates into money.

READ MORE
 
Selling and Buying Negotiation Strategies
| under

Nine Points to Help Reach Agreements There are hundreds of books and articles on the “art” of negotiation. Many of them are helpful, but too many are filled with war stories whose instructions may be hard to apply to your specific issue. Some people are natural negotiators.

READ MORE

Pages