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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.
The Biggest Trend in Data Center Construction Is Edge-y Design

Snake Tray Cable Management Solutions Inc.

The Biggest Trend in Data Center Construction Is Edge-y Design

The commercial building sector has taken a hit the last few years, thanks to the Covid-19 pandemic, in ways that could last for at least a few years to come. Many office workers have become comfortable with work-from-home arrangements and their employers might be looking to downsize their office space.
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.
Arlington Fittings for PVC Jacketed MC Cable
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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.
PVC Coating Gives Galvanized Conduit and Boxes Added Corrosion Protection

Atkore Calconduit/Calbrite/Calbond

PVC Coating Gives Galvanized Conduit and Boxes Added Corrosion Protection

Electrical wiring must run through all kinds of hazardous environments, including those where corrosion risks are present. These might include obvious settings, like chemical plants and refineries as well as possibly less-obvious applications in coastal regions where salt spray can be an issue.
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.
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