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As of September 26, 2017

Guide to Benchmarking Field Operations

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The purpose of this guide is to promote the use of field benchmarking to improve the quality, productivity, and safety of electrical construction. Field benchmarking increases electrician participation in the decisions that affect the daily work and the quality of the workplace environment.

A Strategy for Improving the Electrical Construction Industry

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The current relationships among the profit pools of the electrical contracting industry (ECI)—architect, general contractor, electrical contractor, supplier, manufacturer—have an antagonistic nature.

Fuel Cell Technology and Electrical Contracting, A Financial Analysis of the Fuel Cell Life Cycle

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The purpose of this report is to conduct a financial analysis of the fuel cell life cycle in order to determine when market entry may occur. The analysis has been performed on the life cycle of a 200 kW fuel cell unit, including initial costs, future energy savings and future costs.

The Future for Union Electrical Construction

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Leaders of union electrical construction, including organized contractors, are creating their future. Decisions taken and actions initiated today may well determine whether the industry survives. Commonly held assumptions may not be useful in shaping a new future.

The Effects of Absenteeism & Turnover on Labor Productivity for Electrical Contractors

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Labor costs for electrical contractors can reach 40 percent to 60 percent of total construction costs. With that much invested, contractors need a workforce that is both stable and productive. Our research has found two common problems that reduce productivity: absenteeism and turnover.