Amy Florence Fischbach

Amy Florence
Fischbach
Articles
Contractors Unite to Improve America’s Infrastructure 
As the nation’s infrastructure has aged and deteriorated, the estimated cost to make improvements has more than tripled, according to the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE).
Inside the BIPV Market 
An evolving building practice integrates the photovoltaic (PV) elements into the building envelope
America’s First Offshore Wind Farm Is Operational 
The nation’s newest wind farm isn’t harnessing energy on a mountain ridge or an open field.
Gradual Growth 
After racing ahead for a few years, the U.S. construction market began to lose momentum in 2016.
Southern Surge  1
The mild climate and new job opportunities are attracting Americans to Southern cities like a magnet, driving increased activity in the electrical construction market.
Construction Trends in the Heartland 

In the heart of the country, electrical contracting companies are competing for new opportunities fueled by the economic recovery.

Sustainability and Technology Drive School Projects 
For years, electrical contractors faced intense competition in the education market, especially in the K-12 sector.
Six Strategies to Succeed in the Smart Home Market 
Eight years ago, the electricians for VMA Electric were pulling electrical wiring for new homes under construction.
Solving the Skilled Labor Shortage  4
In the next six years, the construction industry could face a shortage of 1.6 million workers, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. However, many of the nation’s top electrical contracting companies and engineering firms aren’t waiting until the last minute to embrace this challenge.
On the Upswing 
Now that the recession is in the rearview mirror, consumer confidence is climbing, unemployment rates are dropping, and developers are investing in new construction projects.
Electrical Contractors Help Power Utility Market 
Why electrical contractors are seeing more work in the power market
Surge of Opportunities Hits West Coast 
Construction cranes soar above the skylines of many West Coast cities due to the swiftly growing population.
Business Boom: EC&M's 2015 Top 50 Electrical Contractors 
As the market heats up, the 2015 Top 50 electrical contracting firms not only experience a surge in sales, but also increased competition for skilled workers and projects.
Rapid Recovery: EC&M's 2015 Top 40 Electrical Design Firms 
Pent-up demand for electrical design services has created a tidal wave of work opportunities for the nation’s Top 40 firms.
Regional Construction Update: The Northeast 
Developers slammed the brakes on many construction projects in the Northeast during the Great Recession.
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