Contractor http://ecmweb.com/taxonomy/term/6604/more en Department of Labor Announces New Rules to Adjust Civil Penalty Amounts http://ecmweb.com/contractor/department-labor-announces-new-rules-adjust-civil-penalty-amounts <div class="node-body article-body">In 2015, Congress passed the Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Act Improvements Act to advance the effectiveness of civil monetary penalties and to maintain their deterrent effect. </div> <p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/contractor/department-labor-announces-new-rules-adjust-civil-penalty-amounts" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/contractor/department-labor-announces-new-rules-adjust-civil-penalty-amounts#comments Contractor Fri, 08 Jul 2016 21:36:00 +0000 137481 at http://ecmweb.com Mixing Cables Over and Under 600V in Cable Tray http://ecmweb.com/nec/mixing-cables-over-and-under-600v-cable-tray <div class="node-body article-body">At times it becomes necessary, or even desirable, to route medium- or high-voltage cables (greater than 600V) in the same cable tray with cables rated 600V or less. </div> <p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/nec/mixing-cables-over-and-under-600v-cable-tray" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/nec/mixing-cables-over-and-under-600v-cable-tray#comments Contractor NEC Ops & Maintenance Silver Thu, 30 Jun 2016 16:51:00 +0000 137411 at http://ecmweb.com Insurance and Bonding Basics for Small to Mid-Size Contractors http://ecmweb.com/contractor/insurance-and-bonding-basics-small-mid-size-contractors <div class="node-body article-body">Construction work can be a tricky and dangerous business. Contractors perform a variety of trades and scopes that carry different levels of inherent risks. </div> <p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/contractor/insurance-and-bonding-basics-small-mid-size-contractors" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/contractor/insurance-and-bonding-basics-small-mid-size-contractors#comments Business Management Contractor Silver Thu, 30 Jun 2016 16:23:00 +0000 137401 at http://ecmweb.com Electrician's Van and Tools Stolen at Home Depot http://ecmweb.com/business-management/electricians-van-and-tools-stolen-home-depot <div class="node-body article-body">A Detroit electrician is missing a van and about $7,000 worth of tools.</div> <p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/business-management/electricians-van-and-tools-stolen-home-depot" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/business-management/electricians-van-and-tools-stolen-home-depot#comments Business Management Tue, 28 Jun 2016 15:24:00 +0000 137341 at http://ecmweb.com 1,200 Electricians in Ghana Taking Certification Exams http://ecmweb.com/contractor/1200-electricians-ghana-taking-certification-exams <div class="node-body article-body">More than 1,200 electricians in Ghana are taking part in an examination to receive certification.</div> <p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/contractor/1200-electricians-ghana-taking-certification-exams" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/contractor/1200-electricians-ghana-taking-certification-exams#comments Contractor Fri, 24 Jun 2016 16:55:00 +0000 137231 at http://ecmweb.com 5 Steps to Putting the Finishing Touches on a Service Call http://ecmweb.com/business-management/5-steps-putting-finishing-touches-service-call <div class="node-body gallery-body">It’s what you do after the job is complete that sticks in the customer’s mind.</div> <p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/business-management/5-steps-putting-finishing-touches-service-call" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/business-management/5-steps-putting-finishing-touches-service-call#comments Business Management Galleries Wed, 22 Jun 2016 19:00:00 +0000 137181 at http://ecmweb.com LEDucation 10 Field Report http://ecmweb.com/lighting-control/leducation-10-field-report <div class="node-body article-body">Held March 29-30, 2016, at the N.Y. Hilton at Midtown hotel, LEDucation 10, hosted by the Designers Lighting Forum of New York (DLFNY), with the support of the Illuminating Engineering Society (IESNA), attracted 4,200+ lighting professionals</div> <p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/lighting-control/leducation-10-field-report" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/lighting-control/leducation-10-field-report#comments Lighting & Control Contractor Silver Tue, 21 Jun 2016 19:00:00 +0000 137111 at http://ecmweb.com Lightfair 2016 Field Report http://ecmweb.com/lighting-control/lightfair-2016-field-report <div class="node-body article-body">Lightfair International brought together nearly 28,000 industry participants from April 27-29 at the San Diego Convention Center to demonstrate how lighting can reshape the energy ecosystem</div> <p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/lighting-control/lightfair-2016-field-report" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/lighting-control/lightfair-2016-field-report#comments Lighting & Control Contractor Silver Tue, 21 Jun 2016 17:00:00 +0000 125101 at http://ecmweb.com Photo courtesy of LIGHTFAIR® International Service Secrets: Five Steps to Putting the Finishing Touches on a Service Call http://ecmweb.com/business-management/service-secrets-five-steps-putting-finishing-touches-service-call <div class="node-body article-body">My wife has always been great at the finishing touch. </div> <p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/business-management/service-secrets-five-steps-putting-finishing-touches-service-call" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/business-management/service-secrets-five-steps-putting-finishing-touches-service-call#comments Business Management Training Silver Mon, 20 Jun 2016 19:00:00 +0000 136901 at http://ecmweb.com The Big Just Get Bigger http://ecmweb.com/blog/big-just-get-bigger <div class="node-body blog-body">Total revenue reported by this year’s Top 40 Electrical Design Firms was at an all-time record high — $1.808 billion.</div> <p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/blog/big-just-get-bigger" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/blog/big-just-get-bigger#comments content Contractor Ops & Maintenance Top 40 Electrical Design Firms Silver Industry Viewpoint Mon, 20 Jun 2016 18:58:00 +0000 137041 at http://ecmweb.com