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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. 

When It comes to technology, we occasionally turn to anyone younger—who we suspect might know more than us—for help. OK, sometimes it’s because we forgot our glasses and can’t see our phone.

The Powering America Team is helping transform the Milwaukee skyline. With the new Northwestern Mutual Tower and Commons, comparisons are being drawn to another nearby metropolis more well-known for its tall buildings.

The 2015 Residential Energy Consumption Survey (RECS), released on Feb. 27 by the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA), provides a breakdown of how residential energy use is changing in the United States.

As the need for energy storage expands, consumers are getting in on the action. According to the market research firm GTM Research, the market for behind-the-meter (BTM) storage is prepared to capitalize on this trend.

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Illinois Rate Increases Predicted to Diminish State Economy

There is currently a battlefor electricity rates in Illinois; the Citizens Utility Board (CUB), a nonprofit utility watchdog organization created by the state legislature, has called on state lawmakers to roll back the increases recently imposed by utilities, ComEd and Ameren.


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Design/Build: New Opportunities & New Alliances

The great strength of design/build (DB) and design/build-assist (DB-A) contract arrangements is the holistic view they encourage of the building process.


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CII Toolbox

Be prepared with the tools and skills for the CII market:


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Here Comes the Supervisor!

The challenges and triumphs for managers:


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President's Desk

3 Percent Withholding: An Update and a Call to Action:


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When Opportunity Comes a Knockin'

Power quality work expands reach of electrical contractors:


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Get the Low Down

Low-voltage preventive and value-added maintenance:


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