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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 the United States Capitol, just south of the rotunda, sits the National Statuary Hall, a collection of 100 sculptures of prominent Americans.

In July, the National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners (NARUC) convened a town hall meeting for interested parties to begin to provide input on its draft “Manual on Distributed Energy Resources (DER) Compensation.”


Most taxpayers know the Federal Reserve Board of Governors meets periodically to set interest rates, but too often, they leave the deeper analysis to economists.

Various internet sources claim that adults make an average of 35,000 decisions each day. While that total may be in dispute, it highlights the constant activity our brains are in deciding on matters both inconsequential and life changing.

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Millennium Management :

Beyond Traditional Training Workers have been promoted from cogs in the manufacturing machinery to mini-CEOs under the corporate umbrella, building a web of interlocking dependent relationships like spiders waiting for unwary customers to alight and be consumed.


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The Truth About Lies

Some chicanery has legal ramifications, some does not


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Managing the Flow, Part II

Regulating cash takes three levels of investment Last month, we looked at key factors affecting cash flow.


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Operation: Power Transfer

Northside Electric relocates power service without disrupting hospital business As the only academic medical center in central Virginia, the Virginia Commonwealth University Health System (VCUHS) is a regional teaching institution that provides patients with access to some of the most advanced stat


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Breathing Room

Contract language may not give you much leeway There are two equally important concepts in contract law that every contractor needs to know: What does the law mean and how is it applied?  


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New Orleans Extends Controversial Emergency Ordinance

NEW ORLEAN'S controversial emergency ordinance allowing owners of residential properties to waive city electrical inspections expired July 31, but three days later the city council voted to extend the measure until Dec. 31, 2006.


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Increasing Market Share

Tactics for improving market share and profits Last month’s article, “Shifting Markets,” introduced today’s market reality in the electrical construction industry.


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