Contractor http://ecmweb.com/taxonomy/term/6604/more en Above-Average Gains in Home Renovation, Repair Spending to Continue http://ecmweb.com/business-management/above-average-gains-home-renovation-repair-spending-continue <div class="node-body article-body">Over the coming year, homeowner remodeling activity is projected to accelerate, keeping the rate of growth above its long-term trend</div> <p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/business-management/above-average-gains-home-renovation-repair-spending-continue" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/business-management/above-average-gains-home-renovation-repair-spending-continue#comments Business Management Fri, 29 Jul 2016 17:23:00 +0000 138451 at http://ecmweb.com The Jagged Data Center Edge http://ecmweb.com/design/jagged-data-center-edge <div class="field-byline"> Jay Wirts, Emerson Network Power </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Forget everything you know about the data center. </div> <p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/design/jagged-data-center-edge" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/design/jagged-data-center-edge#comments Contractor Design Power Quality Silver Fri, 22 Jul 2016 19:45:00 +0000 138241 at http://ecmweb.com How to Stop Your Emergency Generator Dead in its Tracks http://ecmweb.com/power-quality/how-stop-your-emergency-generator-dead-its-tracks <div class="field-byline"> Skip Tessier, Jr., Hartford Steam Boiler Inspection and Insurance Co. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Do you own, operate, or maintain diesel emergency or standby generators? </div> <p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/power-quality/how-stop-your-emergency-generator-dead-its-tracks" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/power-quality/how-stop-your-emergency-generator-dead-its-tracks#comments Test & Measurement Contractor Power Quality Silver Fri, 22 Jul 2016 19:00:00 +0000 138191 at http://ecmweb.com The 5 Worst-Paying States for Electricians: 2015 http://ecmweb.com/contractor/5-worst-paying-states-electricians-2015 <div class="node-body gallery-body">If you're an electrician who lives in the South, chances are you may not be pulling in the same pay as your colleagues living in other parts of the United States.</div> <p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/contractor/5-worst-paying-states-electricians-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/contractor/5-worst-paying-states-electricians-2015#comments Galleries Contractor Fri, 22 Jul 2016 11:00:00 +0000 138151 at http://ecmweb.com The 5 Highest-Paying States for Electricians: 2015 http://ecmweb.com/contractor/5-highest-paying-states-electricians-2015 <div class="node-body gallery-body">If you're an electrician looking to achieve the highest salary possible, then moving to Alaska is still your best bet.</div> <p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/contractor/5-highest-paying-states-electricians-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/contractor/5-highest-paying-states-electricians-2015#comments Galleries Contractor Fri, 22 Jul 2016 11:00:00 +0000 138161 at http://ecmweb.com Choosing the Right Cable Insulation for Medium-Voltage Installations http://ecmweb.com/basics/choosing-right-cable-insulation-medium-voltage-installations <div class="node-body article-body">As compared to small commercial and residential projects, choosing the appropriate power cable insulation for large industrial installations can be a bit more complex, especially for medium-voltage (MV) applications. For the purposes of this article, MV is defined as 2,001V through 35,000V. </div> <p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/basics/choosing-right-cable-insulation-medium-voltage-installations" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/basics/choosing-right-cable-insulation-medium-voltage-installations#comments Electrical Jobs Today Basics Installation Tips Contractor NEC Ops & Maintenance Silver Tue, 19 Jul 2016 15:56:00 +0000 137941 at http://ecmweb.com The Value of High-Quality Electrical As-Built Documents http://ecmweb.com/contractor/value-high-quality-electrical-built-documents <div class="node-body article-body">The safety of people, property, plant, and equipment often depends on accurate electrical documentation. Accurate representations on plant drawings also provide the foundation for successful approaches to electrical modification and maintenance.</div> <p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/contractor/value-high-quality-electrical-built-documents" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/contractor/value-high-quality-electrical-built-documents#comments Contractor Design Ops & Maintenance Silver Tue, 19 Jul 2016 15:30:00 +0000 137911 at http://ecmweb.com Five Reasons Why Millennials Are Great for the Construction Industry http://ecmweb.com/business-management/five-reasons-why-millennials-are-great-construction-industry <div class="node-body article-body">The U.S. labor market hit a milestone in 2015. For the first time, millennials (individuals born between 1980 and 2000) became the largest group in the workforce. </div> <p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/business-management/five-reasons-why-millennials-are-great-construction-industry" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/business-management/five-reasons-why-millennials-are-great-construction-industry#comments Business Management Contractor Design Ops & Maintenance Silver Tue, 19 Jul 2016 15:21:00 +0000 137881 at http://ecmweb.com The Case of the Test Load Tragedy http://ecmweb.com/accidents-investigations/case-test-load-tragedy <div class="node-body article-body">When a technician reported for work shortly before 7 a.m., he picked up exactly where he’d left off the previous day — continuing the task of testing a water-cooled power supply at the unit’s manufacturing facility. </div> <p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/accidents-investigations/case-test-load-tragedy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/accidents-investigations/case-test-load-tragedy#comments Accidents & Investigations Contractor Ops & Maintenance Safety Silver Tue, 19 Jul 2016 15:03:00 +0000 137871 at http://ecmweb.com The Evolution of Maintenance — Part 2 http://ecmweb.com/blog/evolution-maintenance-part-2 <div class="node-body blog-body">A year ago, I wrote about advancements taking place in the field of electrical maintenance</div> <p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/blog/evolution-maintenance-part-2" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/blog/evolution-maintenance-part-2#comments Test & Measurement content Contractor Silver Industry Viewpoint Mon, 18 Jul 2016 20:58:00 +0000 138011 at http://ecmweb.com