January 2013: Construction Outlook


With doom and gloom being the predominant message regarding U.S. manufacturing these last few years,...

While Congress is preoccupied with sorting out financial issues, President Obama’s re-election is not likely...

The National Electrical Code requires that cabling must be removed if it isn’t properly tagged...

In 2012, you could have felt hopeful about the economy on any given day. Some...

In October, 20 exhibitors at the 2012 NECA Show in Las Vegas received Showstopper awards....

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| January 2013
At the 2012 NECA Show in Las Vegas last fall, ELECTRICAL CONTRACTOR's editor, Andrea Klee, and Publisher, John Maisel, handed out the Showstoppers awards to the winners. 

| January 2013
Let’s look back on the topics my column has covered over the past year and test your understanding. My answers to these questions appear at the end of this column.

| January 2013
Superstorm Sandy, a post-tropical cyclone, closely followed by a wicked nor’easter, left more than 1.7 million Public Service Electric and Gas (PSE&G) customers without po

| January 2013
“Kill the Circuit.” This phrase is a colorful way of saying de-energize the circuit.

| January 2013
Today’s electrical contractor plays an important role on the security team and provides critical talents and skills required to install and service security systems.