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Building Information Modeling for Electrical Contractors: Current Practice And Recommendations

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Building Information Modeling (BIM) is the process of generating and managing building data during its life cycle. Typically it uses three-dimensional, real-time, dynamic building modeling software to increase productivity in building design and construction.

Executive Succession Planning in Construction Companies

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Anthony Perrenaud, Master’s candidate at Arizona State University, examined Succession Planning & Mentoring Programs For ECs under the direction of Kenneth Sullivan, Chair, Graduate Supervisory Committee. The research focused on developing a methodology that will assist electrical construction companies plan an

Involvement of Electrical Contractors in Integrated Project Delivery (IPD)

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This ELECTRI Early Career Award study by Colorado State University graduate student, Fred Lewis, focused on the involvement of electrical contractors in Integrated Project Delivery (IPD).

Power Quality Reference Guide

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This reference guide contains a detailed discussion of the technical issues involved in providing good power quality. Targeted specifically to the electrical contractor, its purpose is to help increase understanding of the technical issues involved in PQ problems and to offer recommended solutions for their mitigation.

Strategies for Minimizing the Economic Consequences of Schedule Acceleration and Compression

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This 44-page study displays a model to quantify loss of labor efficiency.

What-To-Do-Guide For Schedule Acceleration and Compression

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This What-To-Do-Guide for Schedule Acceleration and Compression is intended to assist electrical subcontractors in minimizing the impact of schedule accerleration and compresion and to provide guidance for recovering additional job costs due to acceleration.

Needs Assessment and Conceptual Design for Electrical Construction Supervisory Training

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Foreman/supervisory training is a critical research area. This study examines the national implementation of foreman/supervisory training and the strategies to design an improved curriculum along with methods for effective implementation.

Improving Apprentice Training with Personality Assessment

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This research report provides a guide to more effective communication with apprentices through personality assessment. Results identify the most common personality traits and learning style differences and how instructors may utilize this information to enhance training.

Impacts of CAD for Electrical Contractors

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The challenge for electrical contractors is to develop strategic implementations of CAD technology to remain competitive. This study shows that CAD is an ever-increasing force in the world of electrical contracting.

Electrical Contractor's Guide to Partnering

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This 49-page guide identifies opportunities in partnering to improve efficiency and competitiveness on the job. 

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