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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. 

Solar-power technology is growing wide and deep through installations and planned projects. New York Gov.

Change is rapid in the digital age, sometimes at a dizzying pace. As that becomes normal, expectations grow for even faster change.

A lot can happen over the course of a year, and that is certainly the case for the National Electrical Contractors Association (NECA).

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has once again set some aggressive policy goals for the year to come. However, much like the recent past, the intentions are likely to fall short.

More on Your Business

Use the Right Tool

It can save hours of work and a lot of money While doing some construction work recently, I needed a tool that was in my truck, but didn’t feel like going to get it. So I tried to “make do” with what I had in my toolbox.

Brand Management at Its Best

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.

Welcome to Las Vegas

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.

One-Stop Shop A Hit

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.

Pulling Strings on Hotel Construction

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

Filling Staff Vacancies

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.

Training Is Paramount

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.