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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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Freedom Rings in Boston

Exploring the host city of the 2006 NECA Show FENWAY PARK, BEACON HILL, THE NORTH END—few cities are as diverse as Boston, host of the 2006 National Electrical Contractors Association (NECA) Show.


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Chain of Succession

Family fairness—who should get what?  


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Command Your Armada

Use a fleet management program to maximize your valuable assets TRACKING, MANAGING AND COMMUNICATING with employees is not only a challenge but a critical factor in running a successful business.


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Roller Coaster Year Brings Hope and Frustration

ONE YEAR AFTER HURRICANE KATRINA STRUCK, the landscape of New Orleans and the Mississippi Gulf Coast may be permanently altered. The damage caused by severe flooding and catastrophic winds has made the rebuilding process very difficult.


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LEDs Bring Dazzle to Bridges

Across the United States—Cities See Their Span in Lights LIGHT EMITTING DIODE (LED) ILLUMINATION offers a host of advantages to port authorities, cities and counties with large bridges.


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15 Opportunities for Industrial Maintenance

INDUSTRIAL MAINTENANCE covers the repair, installation, adjustment and maintenance of industrial production and processing equipment. To find opportunities for industrial maintenance work, contractors can look right at their own business and customer base.


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Loyalty Longevity

WALT DISNEY ONCE SAID, “you can dream, create, design and build the most wonderful place in the world, but it requires people to make the dream a reality.”


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