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2014
As of November 17, 2017

Industrialization of Electrical Contracting: Prefabrication and Supply Chain

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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.

Exploring the Opportunities for Applying Lean Principles to Electrical Prefabrication

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Electrical prefabrication is the practice of fabricating electrical assemblies in a prefabrication shop, then delivering the complete or semi-complete assemblies to the construction jobsite where they are to be installed.

Change Order Guidelines: Quick Reference

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Change orders are an essential part of every construction project. These are issued to accommodate changes to the construction contract. Electrical and low voltage contractors are routinely asked to prepare change order proposals on construction projects.

Change Order Guidelines for Electrical and Low Voltage Contractors

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Electrical and low voltage contractors are routinely asked to prepare change order proposals on construction projects. The single most common area of dispute in the change order process is its cost.

Customer Side Smart Grid Installations

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The implementation of the Smart Grid is gradually changing the nature of the electrical distribution system in the United States. With the Smart Grid, electrical power generation and distribution is becoming a two-way process between customers and generators.

Best Practices for CW/CE Implementation

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Current trends in the electrical contracting business indicate a great need to maintain or, preferably, expand the marketplace.

Promoting Careers in the Electrical Contracting Business through Student Chapter Engagement and Research on Energy Efficient Projects

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The main objective of this research project was to develop a document outlining activities and resources critical to starting, operating, and assuring continuity of activities for NECA student chapters throughout the academic year, and to promote student engagement with tasks related to the electrical contracting busine

Blueprint for Electrical Contracting Firm Business Development

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The Blueprint for Electrical Contracting Firm Business Development was generated by a team of investigators working with a Task Force of 16 electrical contracting industry leaders.