ELECTRI Council
Research Center
Education Center
International Center
ELECTRI Council
The ELECTRI Council is the driving force behind ELECTRI’s mission to advance the future growth and prosperity of the electrical construction industry. The Council identifies and recommends visionary programs and projects that help electrical contractors meet today's demands and tomorrow's challenges. Each Council member has made a significant investment of time and money.  ... / Read More
Research Center
ELECTRI funds, conducts, coordinates, and monitors critical research selected for the industry by leaders of the ELECTRI Council. Universities and research institutes are invited to submit proposals for projects that will have an impact on the operations and safety of electrical construction firms. Results are shared with contractors throughout the US and internationally. ... / Read More
Education Center
Business-oriented education for contractors and supervisors is ELECTRI’s top priority. The Talent Initiative is a series of ELECTRI programs that bring highly qualified students and contractors to each other’s attention through the Annual NECA Student Chapter Green Energy Challenge and the International Service Project. ... / Read More
International Center
The annual ELECTRI Cross-Border meeting focuses on bringing together contractors and industry partners interested in doing business internationally. Student Chapters select a service project in the host country and design/install electrical service for organizations or schools on location, with advice and help from a local electrical construction firm. ... / Read More

Latest Research Reports

Signatory ECs work hard to maintain client relationships and to find ways to become more competitive with non-union contractors. The IBEW wants to increase man-hours and market share, as well as organize non-union ECs. / Read More
This report presents the findings of a one-year study funded by ELECTRI International to investigate the determinants and best practices of electrical contracting industrialization. / Read More
Prefabrication can provide benefits that include increased productivity and safety, decreased jobsite congestion, reduced waste, improved product quality, and cost savings. / Read More
The single most common area of dispute in the change order process is its cost. This study identifies various costs categories and items, investigates overhead-profit practices, and identifies various impact factors and methods used to calculate associated consequential costs. / Read More
This report focuses on how electrical contractors can expand their business opportunities taking advantage of this market by implementing smart grid technologies on the customer side. / Read More
Student Passport Initiative Competition

ELECTRI is sponsoring a new service learning competition for NECA Student Chapters who will compete for projects that advance efficient and sustainable energy solutions for rural, developing communities within the USA or internationally.
he ELECTRI Council will vote to select one Student Passport Initiative each year, and ELECTRI will provide an award up to $20,000. / Read more 

Green Energy Challenge

The ELECTRI International/NECA Green Energy Challenge marks a yearly highlight for NECA Student Chapters. Teams agree that the popular Challenge is stimulating because it makes them focus on problem solving by thinking in new, creative ways. Electrical construction companies and industry partners looking to hire the best and brightest students in the country appreciate the opportunity to assess the finalists’ work firsthand during the NECA Convention. / Read more

Early Career Awards

Getting fresh research ideas is important to ELECTRI. Early Career Awards go directly to a university department, which matches the award in cash or in-kind. The researcher must be an assistant professor who has not conducted major research for ELECTRI. To enhance the academic value, ELECTRI anticipates that one outcome of the commissioned work will be a white paper publishable in a peer reviewed forum and of interest to the electrical construction industry. / Read more