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  • Jul 18, 2016
    Commentary

    The Evolution of Maintenance — Part 2  

    A year ago, I wrote about advancements taking place in the field of electrical maintenance...More
  • Jun 20, 2016
    Commentary

    The Big Just Get Bigger  

    Total revenue reported by this year’s Top 40 Electrical Design Firms was at an all-time record high — $1.808 billion....More
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    EC&M's 2016 Product of the Year Competition Sweepstakes Rules

    Official Rules 1. Introduction: Penton Business Media, Inc. d/b/a Electrical Construction & Maintenance (“Sponsor”) is offering the EC&M 2016 Product of the Year Competition Online Sweepstakes ("Sweepstakes"). NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. A PURCHASE DOES NOT IMPROVE YOUR CHANCE OF WINNING. ...More
  • May 18, 2016
    Commentary

    It's Your Duty  

    Chances are if you’ve been in this industry for any length of time, you’ve experienced a near-miss accident of some type in your career....More
  • Apr 22, 2016
    Commentary

    The Wild World of Lighting  

    As I gear up and get ready to attend Lightfair International in a couple of weeks, I can’t help but think how much more confusing this product segment must be for you today versus just one year ago....More
  • Mar 18, 2016
    Commentary

    2017 NEC Revisions Address a Rapidly Changing Power Production Market  

    In case you haven’t noticed, there’s quite a buzz of activity taking place on the renewable energy, on-site power generation, and energy storage fronts....More
  • Feb. 21, 2016
    poll

    When do you plan to retire? 2

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  • Feb 18, 2016
    Commentary

    The Evolution of the Smart Building  

    It’s interesting to see how commercial building design has shifted over the years to a more holistic approach focused on the needs of the building occupants and device connectivity....More
Poll of the Week

Who do you think made the most significant contribution to the electrical industry?


Where do you buy your electrical supplies?


Who’s your favorite celebrity engineer?


What type of media do you use the most often to promote your business?

Online
56% (9 votes)
The Yellow Pages
38% (6 votes)
I don't market my business
13% (2 votes)
Radio
6% (1 vote)
Newspaper
0% (0 votes)
Television
0% (0 votes)
Total voters: 16

What's the main way you try to save energy at home?

Adjust my thermostat
49% (42 votes)
Maintain my home’s heating and cooling systems
49% (42 votes)
Turn off lights when they aren’t needed
41% (35 votes)
Use CFL and LED light bulbs
41% (35 votes)
Lower the hot water temperature
27% (23 votes)
Total voters: 86

Have you ever received an electrical shock while on the job?


What was the hardest undergraduate engineering course you took?


Do you take paid vacation each year?


How are you celebrating Thanksgiving this year?


What is your favorite Thanksgiving dish?


Have you ever called in sick when you really aren’t?


What make of pickup truck do you drive?


What's your favorite type of music?


How will you celebrate New Year’s Eve?


How much do you like your current job?


Have you kept your New Year's resolutions so far?


Which team would you like to see win Super Bowl 50?


Which team would you like to see win Super Bowl 50?


Who are you laying odds on to win Super Bowl 50?


What’s your favorite hobby?


How long is your daily work commute?


When you go out for dinner, what's your favorite cuisine?


When do you plan to retire?


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EC&M Webinars
Nov 9, 2016
Webinar

Technology Enabled Data Center Life Cycle Services

This webinar will discuss the benefits of cloud connected data center monitoring, different levels of monitoring and the potential effects on availability and efficiency....More
Nov 2, 2016
Webinar

There is More to a Data Center than White Space; A Holistic Approach to Facility Monitoring and Control

This webinar will discuss the benefits of cloud connected data center monitoring, different levels of monitoring and the potential effects on availability and efficiency....More
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