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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.
How Inline Fuses Save Solar Developers Time and Money

Littelfuse, Inc.

How Inline Fuses Save Solar Developers Time and Money

Wiring a commercial- or utility-scale solar array can be a complicated affair. Consider, for example, a 2-megawatt (MW) project completed on the campus of Skidmore College in Saratoga Springs, N.Y. This eight-acre installation incorporated 6,950 individual panels and is a typical size for a college campus or community solar farm.
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.
NEW! Lutron Vive Wireless Lighting Controls vs. Wired Controls
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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.
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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