Contractor http://ecmweb.com/taxonomy/term/6604/more en LEDs Still a Mystery to Many Contractors http://ecmweb.com/lighting-control/leds-still-mystery-many-contractors <div class="node-body article-body">Held up as one of the proven, readily deployable technologies that could put a big dent in global energy consumption over time, LED lighting products are drawing the interest of ever more electrical contractors looking for avenues into the lucrative and growing energy-efficiency market.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/lighting-control/leds-still-mystery-many-contractors" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/lighting-control/leds-still-mystery-many-contractors#comments Lighting & Control Contractor Silver Mon, 20 Apr 2015 20:45:00 +0000 114351 at http://ecmweb.com Water Supply and Sewage/Wastewater Disposal http://ecmweb.com/business-management/water-supply-and-sewagewastewater-disposal <div class="field-byline"> Information provided by FMI, Raleigh, N.C. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Water supply construction fell 5% in 2014, and FMI expects it to grow just 1% — to $13.0 billion — in 2015. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/business-management/water-supply-and-sewagewastewater-disposal" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/business-management/water-supply-and-sewagewastewater-disposal#comments Business Management Silver Mon, 20 Apr 2015 17:25:00 +0000 114281 at http://ecmweb.com Building and Empowering Your Team http://ecmweb.com/business-management/building-and-empowering-your-team <div class="node-body article-body">What is the one thing I need to do to build a successful residential service business?</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/business-management/building-and-empowering-your-team" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/business-management/building-and-empowering-your-team#comments Business Management Training Silver Mon, 20 Apr 2015 16:59:00 +0000 114291 at http://ecmweb.com The Strange and Mysterious World of LEDs http://ecmweb.com/blog/strange-and-mysterious-world-leds <div class="node-body blog-body">One thing has become quite clear to me recently. There’s still a lot of confusion out there on the LED front among the rank and file of electrical designers, maintenance personnel, and electrical contractors.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/industry-viewpoint">Industry Viewpoint</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/blog/strange-and-mysterious-world-leds" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/blog/strange-and-mysterious-world-leds#comments Lighting & Control Contractor Silver Industry Viewpoint Mon, 20 Apr 2015 16:09:00 +0000 114261 at http://ecmweb.com Common Causes of Change Orders http://ecmweb.com/contractor/common-causes-change-orders <div class="node-body article-body">Change orders are an integral part of every construction project. No amount of design, engineering, planning, or scheduling can completely eliminate the potential for construction changes with cost impacts to the contractor. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/contractor/common-causes-change-orders" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/contractor/common-causes-change-orders#comments Contractor Silver Mon, 20 Apr 2015 16:07:00 +0000 114331 at http://ecmweb.com Five Trends to Track in the Health-Care Sector http://ecmweb.com/contractor/five-trends-track-health-care-sector <div class="node-body article-body">The aging of not only the population, but also the nation’s hospitals, is strengthening the health-care market. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/contractor/five-trends-track-health-care-sector" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/contractor/five-trends-track-health-care-sector#comments Contractor Silver Mon, 20 Apr 2015 15:53:00 +0000 114321 at http://ecmweb.com A Look at the Future of Lighting http://ecmweb.com/lighting-control/look-future-lighting <div class="node-body article-body">The lighting industry is in the midst of a major transformation, resulting from the U.S. government’s push for energy savings. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/lighting-control/look-future-lighting" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/lighting-control/look-future-lighting#comments Lighting & Control Contractor Silver Mon, 20 Apr 2015 15:31:00 +0000 114301 at http://ecmweb.com The Case of the VFD Clock Culprit http://ecmweb.com/accidents-investigations/case-vfd-clock-culprit <div class="node-body article-body">The day started out like any other for one electrical technician employed by a variable-frequency drive (VFD) manufacturer. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/accidents-investigations/case-vfd-clock-culprit" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/accidents-investigations/case-vfd-clock-culprit#comments Accidents & Investigations Contractor Design Ops & Maintenance Silver Mon, 20 Apr 2015 15:04:00 +0000 114271 at http://ecmweb.com Article 700: Emergency Systems http://ecmweb.com/nec/article-700-emergency-systems <div class="node-body article-body">Article 700 is the first in a series of NEC Articles about on-site power systems, including 700, 701, 702, 705, and 708. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/nec/article-700-emergency-systems" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/nec/article-700-emergency-systems#comments Contractor NEC Silver Mon, 20 Apr 2015 14:52:00 +0000 114311 at http://ecmweb.com MYR Group Acquires New England Electrical Contractor E.S. Boulos http://ecmweb.com/business-management/myr-group-acquires-new-england-electrical-contractor-es-boulos <div class="node-body article-body">MYR Group Inc. has signed an asset purchase agreement to acquire the business of E.S. Boulos Company.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/business-management/myr-group-acquires-new-england-electrical-contractor-es-boulos" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/business-management/myr-group-acquires-new-england-electrical-contractor-es-boulos#comments Business Management News Fri, 17 Apr 2015 18:05:00 +0000 114341 at http://ecmweb.com