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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. 

“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.


In 1935, Boeing Corp. would have never predicted it was about to make one of its greatest contributions not only to the aviation industry but to every other line of work as well.

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Sustaining the Business: Succession Plans Make It Possible
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If you own an electrical contracting firm, the odds are, you haven’t created a succession plan. Consider this: You have invested years in building a successful business. Your intent is to hand the reins of the business to others while you ease into retirement.

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Distributor Logistics Strategies Boost Customer Service
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Electrical distributors are the most vital link between the manufacturers of thousands of different electrical products and the designers, architects, specifiers, contractors, and service professionals that order, install, or use those products.

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Traps for Contractors
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Every year, federal and state courts issue hundreds of decisions on construction contracting. Most of these cases are highly fact-specific, although they apply well-established contract law.

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What Was Once Good May Now Be Bad
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When changes occur and a system doesn’t work properly anymore, it is often good to go back and review the events leading up to the change to determine the why’s of the past, along with the why’s of the present.

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Cashing in on Fast Internet Connections
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No one realizes how long a second can be until they become immersed in e-life.

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Maintaining Portable Electric Power Tools
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It is important that the right portable electric power tools be available when needed. However, this is of no value if the tools are not in good working order and able to effectively and safely perform the work.

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