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One Way to Handle a Worker Shortage: Get Manufacturers To Do Your Work For You

nVent CADDY

One Way to Handle a Worker Shortage: Get Manufacturers To Do Your Work For You

It’s not a secret that the construction industry is facing a significant labor shortage. Even with wages on the rise, contractors are challenged to find qualified workers. In February, Associated Builders and Contractors reported the industry needed to hire almost 650,000 additional workers on top of the normal pace of hiring in 2022 to meet the existing labor demand.
Building Wire – NM Cabling

Southwire Company

Building Wire – NM Cabling

If you're an electrician, you're probably familiar with the various types of building wire, from residential to commercial to industrial. You're likely cognizant of the NEC® regulations for each area. It's not unusual for some head scratching and confusion on some of them. So my best advice when in doubt, contact your local or state inspections office for clarification.
Raceways: Off the Wall Ideas For Electrical Installations

Legrand North America

Raceways: Off the Wall Ideas For Electrical Installations

I've been an industrial electrician for over 30 years. So when somebody says raceway, I naturally think of the big box over a Motor Control Center. Of course, there are those smaller boxes over sets of starters that are often called gutters. But they're raceways nonetheless.
NetPak
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Having Trouble Cabling Long Conduit Runs? Go Fish!

Gardner Bender

Having Trouble Cabling Long Conduit Runs? Go Fish!

Fishing electrical and fiber optic cable from one end of a conduit to the other is a regular chore for contractors in both new construction and renovation/upgrade assignments. But because every job presents its own challenges, not every fishing project can be approached in the same way.
Pole Position – Hanging Enclosures the Right Way

Allied Moulded Products, Inc.

Pole Position – Hanging Enclosures the Right Way

Most of the time, hanging an electrical enclosure is pretty straightforward. Goodness knows I've hung my fair share of them over the past 30 years … plus!

Call me old school, but I'm kind of picky about how the install looks. It's got to be level in my books, for example. It looks better and can make a difference in your penetrations for conduit hubs, drains, and more.
Three Ways to Add Value to Home Transfer Switch Installations

Eaton

Three Ways to Add Value to Home Transfer Switch Installations

Millions of Americans have spent hours or days over the last several years without power, thanks to hurricanes, winter storms and deliberate outages related to wildfire risk.

With severe weather conditions like these on the rise, many homeowners now are looking for ways to keep their houses up and running even when their utility’s grid is down.
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