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2024 Construction Forecast

Dec. 13, 2023
While no one seems to be expecting gangbusters growth in 2024, next year the electrical construction market should provide a steady flow of solid business opportunities.
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Code Conversations Podcast — Energy Management System Revisions in the 2023 NEC

May 20, 2024
Ellen and Russ look at a new Section that was added for energy management systems that can control the maximum load of a service.

Vote Now for EC&M's 2024 Product of the Year!

May 19, 2024
Vote between now and June 23, 2024, for the Product of the Year.

9 Ways to Make Your Next Electrical Installation Safer

May 17, 2024
Basic installation tips and best practices to improve safety outcomes
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Identifying Patterns on Electrical Construction Job Sites

May 17, 2024
Every project is different — or is it?
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Nonresidential Construction Spending Rebounds

May 13, 2024
Spending rebounds in March, rising in 10 of 16 categories.
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The 5 Highest-Paying States for Electricians: 2023

May 13, 2024
See which states topped the charts in terms of compensation.
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Nonresidential Construction Employment Up in April

May 10, 2024
See the latest industry job numbers from ABC

EC&M Asks — Are Electrical Safety Rules More Relaxed for Construction Applications?

May 9, 2024
SME Randy Barnett also addresses questions about sizing EGCs and NEC compliance.