September 2023

Electrical Construction & Maintenance: Volume 122, Issue 9
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Resilient Revenue: EC&M’s 2023 Top 50 Electrical Contractors Special Report

Sept. 22, 2023
In the face of supply chain snarls and inflated prices, EC&M’s 2023 Top 50 Electrical Contractors see combined revenue rise.
Sequence of Operations for Lighting Control

The Sequence of Operations and Lighting Controls

Sept. 18, 2023
Everything electrical professionals need to know about the sequence of operations (SOO) and why it’s so important
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The Benefits of Vendor-Managed Inventory on Job Sites

Sept. 18, 2023
Are VMI tools helping your project and increasing job-site efficiency?
Photo 1. When installing EV infrastructure, begin by carefully reviewing existing electrical systems and taking the necessary steps to address any issues.

EV Installations on the Home Front — Part 2 of 4

Sept. 14, 2023
Essential safety considerations for EV equipment installers
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Best Practices for Motor Control Center Maintenance & Testing

Sept. 14, 2023
How to prevent MCC-related downtime and catastrophic failures

More content from September 2023

Fig. 1 The rules of Art. 445 include where generators can be installed, nameplate markings, conductor ampacity, and disconnect requirements.

NEC Requirements for Generators

Sept. 13, 2023
Conductor sizing and the requirements for disconnecting means are the main electrical considerations in a generator installation.
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Illustrated Catastrophes: Floor Outlet Follies

Aug. 31, 2023
See the latest Code violations from NEC Consultant Russ LeBlanc.
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What's Wrong Here? Hint: Too Close for Comfort

Aug. 31, 2023
Can you spot the Code violation in this photo?
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Artificial intelligence in construction

The AIs Have It

July 11, 2023
Some electrical contractors and design firms are using artificial intelligence tools to maximize productivity and revenue. Here’s what they’ve learned so far — including why AI...