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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. 

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“NECA is the voice of the $130 billion electrical construction industry that brings power, light, and communication technology to buildings and communities across the U.S.”


This single-story test bed rotates 270 degrees from southeast to northeast to help in building orientation design and features.

I magine a laboratory where you could envision, develop and confirm your building design before or during construction. Investigate building system performance by staging an office facsimile. Make final specifications on sustainability measures prior to occupancy.

As society undergoes profound changes in its relationship with electrical power, so does the need to train the professionals who install the technology that delivers and harnesses it.


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In safety, one of the most frustrating experiences is to receive a citation for a paperwork violation.

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When you encounter a problem job, your attention may become overly focused on solving the immediate, day-to-day concerns. You know the claim must be assembled and submitted, but you’re not ready. You know the facts, but they are not organized for an effective presentation.

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The Golden Rules
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The basic laws of physics have been unchanged for the most part since Newton postulated gravity. These include the two principal laws that we use in solving many power quality problems, namely Kirchoff’s Law and Ohm’s Law.

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Know the Types of Changes
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Since claims are basically a legal question––if they are not resolved promptly, they end up in mediation, arbitration, or in court. A legal term for compressed project schedules is acceleration.

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