August 2012: New Roles for Today's Contractor


The federal government’s many agencies commonly accept the design/build project delivery method advantages, but...

Lean and green could be your best “best practice” when planning and executing jobs...

With the economy still reeling from the effects of recession, unemployment, and wavering business...

Across the country, electrical contractors currently are or will be garnering contracts to upgrade...

Companies that understand how to collaborate effectively and how to share the right information...

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| August 2012
As a contractor, there were times when I bemoaned the attitudes of employees who failed to understand our company’s cost structure and the battles we waged to make and keep a

| August 2012
Lean and green could be your best “best practice” when planning and executing jobs large and small. Such an approach may streamline your project delivery.

| August 2012
I often get calls from professional contractors who have become involved in design/build electrical projects that include the design and installation of fire alarm systems.

| August 2012
The Lucky Corridor, approximately 93 miles of planned new electrical transmission, consisting of double-circuit 230-kilovolt (kV) line in New Mexico, cleared a hurdle with a

| August 2012
Efficiency and conservation have become well-established elements of the green power movement, and, in that regard, smart meters have become one of the primary tools to help c