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2014
As of September 26, 2017

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December 31, 2014

ELECTRI International – The Foundation for Electrical construction Inc. has released its newest study, Change Order Guidelines for Electrical and Low Voltage Contractors.

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December 9, 2014

Working with its Program Review Committee, ELECTRI International has selected eight research proposals that will be presented to the Council at its January 2015 meeting in San Diego.  

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December 7, 2014

ELECTRI International - The Foundation for Electrical Construction has announced that 7th Green Energy Challenge (GEC) competition will launch in January 2015.

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December 5, 2014

Earlier this year, Acuity Brands joined the ELECTRI Council as a $100,000 Founder.

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December 3, 2014

In July 2014, the ELECTRI Council selected two university NECA Student Chapters for awards of up to $20,000 each to design and construct projects that will bring electricity to an under-served area.

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November 19, 2014

Greenlee – A Textron Company has made its third financial investment in ELECTRI International and is now recognized as an Envoy ($300,000) member of the ELECTRI Council.

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November 13, 2014

3M Company, a major global presence familiar to all, has made a $100,000 investment in ELECTRI International and is now a Founder member of the ELECTRI Council.

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November 12, 2014

ELECTRI International has released its commissioned research report on Customer Side Smart Grid Installations – Preparing for the Future.

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October 27, 2014

Long Electric Company, Napa, CA, has joined the ELECTRI Council at the $100,000 Founder level.

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October 17, 2014

At the July 2014 ELECTRI Council meeting, two NECA Student Chapter teams presented their proposals for the ELECTRI Student Passport Initiative Competition to bring electrical service to an underserved area.

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October 16, 2014

ELECTRI International is seeking proposals from research organizations/researchers interested in studying topics broadly relating to Electrical Construction.

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October 15, 2014

At its recent meeting at the NECA Convention in Chicago, the ELECTRI Council unanimously confirmed the nomination of Greg Long (Long Electric, Napa, CA) to serve as Council Chair for 2015 and 2016.

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October 14, 2014

Originally launched with an energy research grant from ELECTRI International to Penn State, the GridSTAR Smart Grid Experience Center receive

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October 9, 2014

The Wisconsin Chapter – NECA and ELECTRI International have announced the first recipient of the Gerald W Schulz Scholarship in Construction Engineering and Management.

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October 7, 2014

ELECTRI International - The Foundation for Electrical Construction - hosted several events during the annual NECA Convention in Chicago on September 27-30, 2014:

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October 3, 2014

The results are in for ELECTRI International’s 2014 Green Energy Challenge and the winner is Iowa State University.

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September 25, 2014

The Penn-Del-Jersey Chapter of NECA recently increased its commitment to ELECTRI International to the $150,000 Governor level. According to Executive Director Jeff Scarpello, Chapter members are excited about the opportunity. He explained, “From ou

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September 22, 2014

ELECTRI International’s focus is to define, connect and deliver every day. Our Annual Report brings you the highlights of the past year and reports on both programs and finances.

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August 28, 2014

The highest tribute bestowed by ELECTRI International, the Wendt Award recognizes exemplary leadership and service to the electrical industry.

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August 28, 2014

The Washington, DC Chapter - NECA has increased its financial commitment to ELECTRI International by adding $50,000. This brings DC to the $150,000 Governor level of the ELECTRI Council.

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July 31, 2014

Thomas E. Glavinich, D.E., P.E., a faculty member in the Department of Architectural Engineering at the University of Kansas, died in April 2014 after a lengthy battle with cancer. 

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July 31, 2014

ELECTRI International launched the Student Passport Competition at its July ELECTRI Council meeting with project presentations from the two finali

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July 31, 2014

ELECTRI’s Program Review Committee, chaired by Greg Long (Long Electric), evaluated 13 Early Career Award proposals and selected three for presentation at the Council meeting in Toronto.

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July 30, 2014

The ELECTRI Council meeting, held in Toronto on July 24-25, was a great success. In addition to catching up with US colleagues, this venue gave Council members the opportunity to network with ECs from Canada and to strengthen relationships with all ELECTRI Council members.

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July 29, 2014

For its 2015 Cross-Border Meeting, ELECTRI International will revisit Mexico to renew business relationships with key electrical construction professionals in the country, and to strengthen ties with the local NECA chapters.

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July 28, 2014

ELECTRI International gives every NECA Chapter the opportunity to participate in the Foundation through its Chapter Century Circle program. A Chapter commits $100 per member every year for five years.

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July 15, 2014

ELECTRI International’s annual student competition – The Green Energy Challenge – has three finalist teams for 2014: Colorado State University, Iowa State University, and San Diego State University. Each

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July 7, 2014

Determined to help bolster ELECTRI International’s research and education agendas, Zenith Systems LLC (Bedford Heights, OH) has added $50,000 to its Foundation commitment and is now at the Governor level of $150,000.

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June 27, 2014

ELECTRI International invites all Green Energy Challenge participating teams to submit a poster summarizing their Green Energy Challenge project experience.

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June 23, 2014

The Inland Empire Chapter Board has made the decision to invest $5,000 in ELECTRI International. Chapter Executive David Chally explains why the timing was right.

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June 19, 2014

The leaders of the Greater Cleveland Chapter – NECA have added $50,000 to the Chapter’s investment in ELECTRI International.

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June 17, 2014

ELECTRI International often receives notice that one of its Council member contractors has made the decision to name ELECTRI as a beneficiary of his/her estate plan.

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May 30, 2014

An ELECTRI International jury has selected two NECA Student Chapters to present their Student Passport Initiative proposals during the ELECTRI Council’s July meeti

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May 28, 2014

At its July 2014 meeting in Toronto, the ELECTRI Council will hear presentations from the three finalists each hoping to be selected for an Early Career Award.

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May 19, 2014

ELECTRI International has completed its investigation of current CW/CE practices now being used by well-established electrical contractors to determine if a CW/CE program improves EC competiveness. The research was conducted by Todd L.

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May 12, 2014

ELECTRI International has received 15 entries for its 6th Annual Green Energy Student Chapter Competition.

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May 8, 2014

ELECTRI International has received a total of 13 investigative proposals from young engineering and construction management faculty at top universities across the country.

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May 8, 2014

The competition launch of ELECTRI International’s Student Passport Initiative is official. Three NECA Student Chapter teams representing Penn State, CalPoly and Purdue have submitted their program concepts from design to installation.

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April 28, 2014

Members of the Ecuadorian association of electrical engineers – CIEEPI – were active participants at ELECTRI International’s

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April 14, 2014

Headquartered in East Dubuque, IL, Crescent Electric Supply is a long-standing member of the ELECTRI Council.

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April 7, 2014

ELECTRI International’s 2014 Cross-Border Meeting welcomed NECA members and their guests as they gathered in Havana. The group of 100 included contractors and guests from the US and Ecuador, plus several top officials and professionals from Havana.

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March 19, 2014

ELECTRI International commissioned a study to help define activities and resources critical to starting, operating, and assuring continuity of activities for NECA student chapters.

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March 18, 2014

ELECTRI International has added another Regent contributor ($250,000) - The Santa Clara Valley Chapter - NECA. ELECTRI Council Chairman Dan Divane received the commitment letter from Chapter Executive W.

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March 17, 2014

ELECTRI International – The Foundation for Electrical Construction is now accepting proposals for its 2014 research grants to be initiated by younger, Assistant Professor faculty members at universities across the country.

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March 11, 2014

Southern Tier Chapter – NECA recently increased its support for ELECTRI to the $25,000 Patron level.

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March 7, 2014

That’s how NECA Alaska Chapter Executive Larry Bell describes the impact of ELECTRI International on prospective chapter members in Alaska.

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March 7, 2014

Rexel has joined the ranks of ELECTRI Council members at the Founder level.

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February 26, 2014

ELECTRI International – The Foundation for Electrical Construction, Inc. has released the lasted research study in its series on Electrical Construction 2020: Strategies for Electrical Contracting Business Development.

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February 24, 2014

ELECTRI International – The Foundation for Electrical Construction, Inc.

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February 14, 2014

E2E SUMMIT has joined the ELECTRI Council at the Founder level. In notifying ELECTRI of the $100,00 pledge, E2E Founder, Tim Speno, reaffirmed his commitment to the electrical construction industry.

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February 13, 2014

Michels Corporation sees a major need for advanced training for both current linemen and new workers entering the power industry.

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February 10, 2014

Family owned company, Mayer Electric Supply has joined the ELECTRI Council at the $100,000 Founder level. Headquartered in Birmingham, Alabama, Mayer covers all markets with its 52 locations in nine states.

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February 3, 2014

Gerald W Schulz (Michels Corporation) has made a $100,000 personal commitment to ELECTRI International to provide scholarship support through the Gerald Schulz Scholarship in Construction Engineering & Management.

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February 3, 2014

Two ELECTRI researchers were scheduled to present their work to the ELECTRI Council at the January 29-31 meeting. ELECTRI asked each of them to tell us why they are excited about these projects.

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February 3, 2014

The ELECTRI Council's January meeting was held at the Boca Raton Resort & Club in Boca Raton, Florida, from January 29th to 31st.

The ELECTRI International Board of Trustees, Investment Committee, and Kitchen Cabinet met during the morning of January 29th.

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January 14, 2014

ELECTRI International (EI) and the National Electrical Contracting Association (NECA) have launched the 6th Annual EI/NECA Student Chapter Competition.

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January 13, 2014

NECA’s Western Pennsylvania Chapter has added $50,000 to its commitment to ELECTRI International. This increase brings the chapter to the Envoy recognition level with a total of $300,000.

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January 10, 2014

NECA Chapters can now submit an application for a 2014 Wendt Scholarship, as offered by ELECTRI International.

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