Contractor http://ecmweb.com/taxonomy/term/6604/more en Electrical Contractor in Texas Indicted for Fraud and Money Laundering http://ecmweb.com/business-management/electrical-contractor-texas-indicted-fraud-and-money-laundering <div class="node-body article-body">An electrical contractor in Texas has been indicted for fraudulent billing and money laundering.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/business-management/electrical-contractor-texas-indicted-fraud-and-money-laundering" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/business-management/electrical-contractor-texas-indicted-fraud-and-money-laundering#comments Business Management Around the Circuit Thu, 28 Aug 2014 15:40:00 +0000 51901 at http://ecmweb.com AndreyPopov/iStock/Thinkstock MYR Group Subsidiary Great Southwestern Construction Opens Dallas/Ft. Worth Office http://ecmweb.com/business-management/myr-group-subsidiary-great-southwestern-construction-opens-dallasft-worth-office <div class="node-body article-body">MYR Group Inc. subsidiary Great Southwestern Construction, Inc. has opened a new office in Mansfield to support the company’s transmission and distribution growth initiatives.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/business-management/myr-group-subsidiary-great-southwestern-construction-opens-dallasft-worth-office" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/business-management/myr-group-subsidiary-great-southwestern-construction-opens-dallasft-worth-office#comments Business Management News Wed, 27 Aug 2014 21:16:00 +0000 51851 at http://ecmweb.com Ultima_Gaina/iStock/Thinkstock Nonresidential Construction Index Dips in Q3 http://ecmweb.com/business-management/nonresidential-construction-index-dips-q3 <div class="node-body article-body">FMI has released the 2014 Third Quarter Nonresidential Construction Index report.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/business-management/nonresidential-construction-index-dips-q3" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/business-management/nonresidential-construction-index-dips-q3#comments Business Management News Wed, 20 Aug 2014 19:45:00 +0000 51661 at http://ecmweb.com Maudib/iStock/Thinkstock What Lies Beneath http://ecmweb.com/shock-electrocution/what-lies-beneath <div class="field-byline"> By Matthew Halverson, Contributing Writer </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Electric shock drowning is an unseen danger in marinas and boatyards, but new legislation is beginning to turn the tide.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/shock-electrocution/what-lies-beneath" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/shock-electrocution/what-lies-beneath#comments Accidents & Investigations Shock & Electrocution Contractor Design Silver Tue, 19 Aug 2014 01:06:00 +0000 51231 at http://ecmweb.com Don’t Let the Sun Go Down on Them http://ecmweb.com/green-building/don-t-let-sun-go-down-them <div class="field-byline"> By Matthew Halverson, Contributing Writer </div> <div class="node-body article-body">As utilities push back against solar-friendly net metering policies across the country, systems’ installers in California and elsewhere argue that such a move could cloud the industry’s future.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/green-building/don-t-let-sun-go-down-them" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/green-building/don-t-let-sun-go-down-them#comments Energy Efficiency Green Building Contractor Silver Mon, 18 Aug 2014 17:09:00 +0000 51251 at http://ecmweb.com The Five Questions You Must Answer on Every Call http://ecmweb.com/business-management/five-questions-you-must-answer-every-call <div class="field-byline"> By Patrick Kennedy, Mister Sparky </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Knowing the answers to these simple questions will convince customers you’re the best company for the job.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/business-management/five-questions-you-must-answer-every-call" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/business-management/five-questions-you-must-answer-every-call#comments Business Management Training Silver Mon, 18 Aug 2014 16:59:00 +0000 51261 at http://ecmweb.com The Power Market Outlook http://ecmweb.com/contractor/power-market-outlook <div class="field-byline"> Information provided by FMI, Raleigh, N.C. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Consumer electricity demand has been slowing due to more efficient appliances. Nuclear power construction will continue to be prohibitive, even before regulatory concerns are considered.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/contractor/power-market-outlook" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/contractor/power-market-outlook#comments Contractor Silver Mon, 18 Aug 2014 16:54:00 +0000 51271 at http://ecmweb.com Shock Hazards in the Water http://ecmweb.com/blog/shock-hazards-water <div class="node-body blog-body">How to reduce the hazards of electric shock drowning near boatyards and marinas</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/shock-hazards-water" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/blog/shock-hazards-water#comments Accidents & Investigations Shock & Electrocution Contractor Design Safety Silver Industry Viewpoint Mon, 18 Aug 2014 16:51:00 +0000 51211 at http://ecmweb.com IBEW Speaks Out Against EPA Carbon Emission Rule http://ecmweb.com/news/ibew-speaks-out-against-epa-carbon-emission-rule <div class="node-body article-body">Members of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers testified last month in four cities in opposition to the Environmental Protection Agency’s proposed Clean Power plan. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/news/ibew-speaks-out-against-epa-carbon-emission-rule" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/news/ibew-speaks-out-against-epa-carbon-emission-rule#comments Contractor News Mon, 18 Aug 2014 15:06:00 +0000 51411 at http://ecmweb.com Getty Images Seven Things You Can Do to Prevent Heat-Related Illness http://ecmweb.com/galleries/seven-things-you-can-do-prevent-heat-related-illness <div class="field-byline"> EC&amp;M Staff </div> <div class="node-body gallery-body">Although staying out of the sun is preferable, workers who can't avoid it must take the necessary precautions to reduce heat-related illness.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/galleries/seven-things-you-can-do-prevent-heat-related-illness" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/galleries/seven-things-you-can-do-prevent-heat-related-illness#comments Galleries Contractor Safety Fri, 15 Aug 2014 18:43:00 +0000 51161 at http://ecmweb.com