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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.
Don't Build an Electrical House of Cards

Mersen

Don't Build an Electrical House of Cards

I'm sure you’ve played the game, or at least heard of it. Taking a deck of playing cards, you begin placing them on their edges, two 'walls' and a ceiling. Card by card, you build outward and upward, creating a little house of cards. The goal is to see how high you can go before it all comes tumbling down.
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.
The Return of a Trusted Defender
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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.
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.
Could the Answer Really Be a Blowin' in the Wind?

BURNDY® LLC

Could the Answer Really Be a Blowin' in the Wind?

That headline kind of dates me, doesn't it? Oh well, it is what it is!

So let's get back to our regularly scheduled programing and talk about wind power applications. It's kind of a fascinating concept in the field of renewable energy.
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