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Research Reports
As of November 17, 2017

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.

Effective Look-ahead Scheduling for Electrical Contractors

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Productivity in the construction industry has lagged and continues to lag other industries. Construction subcontractors and, in particular, electrical contractors, are at high risk of subpar productivity performance and schedule delays due to many unique challenges in the field.

Post-Disaster Recovery and Reconstruction Training for Electrical Workers

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With cooperative funding from both Electri International and the U.S.

Generating Success: An Exploration of the Issues Facing the Electrical Construction Industry Through The Lens of Family Businesses

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ELECTRI International commissioned a study to examine family-owned and -managed electrical construction companies. Based upon responses to the survey that investigators used to gather the data, their work created a profile of the membership of the National Electrical Contractors Association (NECA).

Toward a New Model of Service Management for Electrical Contractors

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Recent trends in the electrical contracting industry indicate a rising demand for service work, which entails performing maintenance, repairs, and warranty work.

Supply Chain Cooperative Initiative

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ELECTRI International has completed its study on the feasibility of an industry-wide cooperative initiative to address waste reduction in the electrical construction supply chain. The overall goal has been to determine industry interest in working together as a group, facilit

Recruitment Strategies for Electrical Contractors: Attracting New Employees from University-level Construction Management Programs

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As design-build contractual arrangements become more frequently utilized as a project delivery method, electrical contractors who provide services that range from pre-construction to commission, are becoming involved much earlier in projects than they have in the past.

Stacking of Trades for Electrical Contractors

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Labor productivity is one of the most important factors that affect the profitability of contractors. Stacking of trades is one of the many influences that affect labor productivity. This research primarily concentrates on the effects stacking trades have on labor productivity.

Combining Charging Station Installation with Energy Efficiency Upgrades: An Emerging Market

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Plug-in vehicles fall into one of two main categories: Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicles (PHEVs) or Plug-in Electric Vehicles (PEVs) sometimes referred to as Battery Electric Vehicle (BEVs). PEVs/BEVs are all-electric vehicles with no internal combustion engine (ICE).

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