Contractor http://ecmweb.com/taxonomy/term/6604/more en Three Simple Steps to Creating Clients for Life http://ecmweb.com/business-management/three-simple-steps-creating-clients-life <div class="field-byline"> By Patrick Kennedy, Mister Sparky </div> <div class="node-body article-body">You work so hard to get the phone to ring, but once you visit new customers, are you turning them into lifetime clients? </div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Influencer </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/business-management/three-simple-steps-creating-clients-life" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/business-management/three-simple-steps-creating-clients-life#comments Business Management Silver Fri, 18 Apr 2014 20:36:00 +0000 44701 at http://ecmweb.com Sometimes It’s as Simple as Using Ohm’s Law http://ecmweb.com/basics/sometimes-it-s-simple-using-ohm-s-law <div class="field-byline"> By Dave Teng, P.E., STE LLP </div> <div class="node-body article-body">This story begins with a puzzling situation for building engineers at The Ritz Plaza in New York City. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/basics/sometimes-it-s-simple-using-ohm-s-law" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/basics/sometimes-it-s-simple-using-ohm-s-law#comments Basics Electrical Theory Contractor Silver Fri, 18 Apr 2014 20:16:00 +0000 44681 at http://ecmweb.com Water Supply and Sewage/Wastewater Disposal http://ecmweb.com/contractor/water-supply-and-sewagewastewater-disposal <div class="field-byline"> Information provided by FMI, Raleigh, N.C. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Most forms of infrastructure spending are financially squeezed right now.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/contractor/water-supply-and-sewagewastewater-disposal" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/contractor/water-supply-and-sewagewastewater-disposal#comments Contractor Silver Fri, 18 Apr 2014 19:49:00 +0000 44661 at http://ecmweb.com Data Center Features Flexible Design and Power Options http://ecmweb.com/project-spotlight/data-center-features-flexible-design-and-power-options <div class="field-byline"> By Amy Fischbach, Freelance Writer </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Many of today’s data centers are built on the fast track. Some projects convert old abandoned industrial sites into new sophisticated technology centers. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/project-spotlight/data-center-features-flexible-design-and-power-options" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/project-spotlight/data-center-features-flexible-design-and-power-options#comments Energy Efficiency Project Spotlight Design Silver Fri, 18 Apr 2014 15:57:00 +0000 44621 at http://ecmweb.com Comparing the Basic Design of Stepper and Servo Motors http://ecmweb.com/motors/comparing-basic-design-stepper-and-servo-motors <div class="field-byline"> By David Herres, Master Electrician </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Stepper motors resemble servo motors in that both types are characterized by an ability to rotate a partial turn and then stop for any interval with or without holding torque.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/motors/comparing-basic-design-stepper-and-servo-motors" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/motors/comparing-basic-design-stepper-and-servo-motors#comments Motors Contractor Silver Fri, 18 Apr 2014 15:08:00 +0000 44761 at http://ecmweb.com Inside the COPT DC-6 Data Center Project http://ecmweb.com/contractor/inside-copt-dc-6-data-center-project <div class="node-body gallery-body">Data center project features flexible design and power options as well as incremental stages of construction</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/contractor/inside-copt-dc-6-data-center-project" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/contractor/inside-copt-dc-6-data-center-project#comments Galleries Contractor Design Fri, 18 Apr 2014 15:00:00 +0000 44351 at http://ecmweb.com Confidence Rises Among Contractors http://ecmweb.com/contractor/confidence-rises-among-contractors <div class="node-body article-body">Gains in the Associated Builders and Contractors’ Construction Confidence Index indicate that contractor confidence expanded as 2013 wound to a close, particularly with respect to near-term industry profit margins and staffing levels. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/contractor/confidence-rises-among-contractors" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/contractor/confidence-rises-among-contractors#comments Contractor News Thu, 17 Apr 2014 14:07:00 +0000 44861 at http://ecmweb.com Electrical Alliance Contractors Win WBC Craftsmanship Awards for 19 Projects http://ecmweb.com/contractor/electrical-alliance-contractors-win-wbc-craftsmanship-awards-19-projects <div class="node-body article-body">Nine Electrical Alliance contractors were recognized by the Washington Building Congress’s Craftsmanship Awards Program, for exceptional workmanship on 19 projects throughout the Washington, D.C. area.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/contractor/electrical-alliance-contractors-win-wbc-craftsmanship-awards-19-projects" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/contractor/electrical-alliance-contractors-win-wbc-craftsmanship-awards-19-projects#comments Contractor News Tue, 15 Apr 2014 17:41:00 +0000 44631 at http://ecmweb.com <p>University of Maryland - Physical Science Complex</p> University of Maryland Griffin Electric Completes Two Projects on UMass Lowell Campus http://ecmweb.com/contractor/griffin-electric-completes-two-projects-umass-lowell-campus <div class="node-body article-body">Wayne J. Griffin Electric, Inc. has recently completed the electrical installation work for two projects at UMass Lowell: University Suites and the Health and Social Sciences Building.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/contractor/griffin-electric-completes-two-projects-umass-lowell-campus" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/contractor/griffin-electric-completes-two-projects-umass-lowell-campus#comments Contractor News Tue, 08 Apr 2014 18:00:00 +0000 44221 at http://ecmweb.com <p>University Suites</p> The Illegal Shift http://ecmweb.com/power-quality/illegal-shift <div class="field-byline"> By Thomas McHaffie, Thomas McHaffie, LLC </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Although football season is over, the anticipation of watching the next batch of talented athletes coming up through the ranks is thrilling. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/power-quality/illegal-shift" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/power-quality/illegal-shift#comments Contractor Power Quality Silver Thu, 20 Mar 2014 01:55:00 +0000 43161 at http://ecmweb.com