Electrical Economy http://ewweb.com/taxonomy/term/7388/more en Heard at NEMRA - Day 1 http://ewweb.com/market-forecasts/heard-nemra-day-1 <div class="field-byline"> Jim Lucy </div> <div class="node-body article-body">NEMRA kicked off the first day of its annual conference in Dallas with an all-star cast at the afternoon educational sessions.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/market-forecasts/heard-nemra-day-1" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/market-forecasts/heard-nemra-day-1#comments Market Forecasts NEMRA reps Thu, 04 Feb 2016 14:31:00 +0000 30411 at http://ewweb.com <p><span style="font-size: 13px;">Panel discussion moderated by Tom O&#39;Connor on the recently published&nbsp;</span>NEMRA<span style="font-size: 13px;">/Farmington Consulting Group Rep of the Future study. On the panel were (left-right) John Hoffman of&nbsp;</span>Legrand<span style="font-size: 13px;">, Jim Johnson of&nbsp;</span>Calpipe<span style="font-size: 13px;">, Troy Jennings of John Moore &amp; Associates, Kelly Boyd of&nbsp;</span>ElectroRep<span style="font-size: 13px;">, electrical contractor&nbsp;Randy&nbsp;</span>Hirotsu<span style="font-size: 13px;">&nbsp;of&nbsp;</span>Rosendin<span style="font-size: 13px;">&nbsp;Electric and&nbsp;</span>CED&#39;s<span style="font-size: 13px;">&nbsp;Joe Huffman.</span></p> Weak Ending to 2015 Should Be Followed By Better Growth in First Half of 2016 - IHS Global Forecast http://ewweb.com/market-forecasts/weak-ending-2015-should-be-followed-better-growth-first-half-2016-ihs-global-foreca <div class="node-body article-body">Here's a quick forecast for the overall U.S economy from Nariman Behravesh, chief economist, IHS Global Insight, Lexington, Mass. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/market-forecasts/weak-ending-2015-should-be-followed-better-growth-first-half-2016-ihs-global-foreca" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/market-forecasts/weak-ending-2015-should-be-followed-better-growth-first-half-2016-ihs-global-foreca#comments Market Forecasts forecast IHS Fri, 29 Jan 2016 15:50:00 +0000 30061 at http://ewweb.com The Top 50 Electrical Contractors http://ewweb.com/market-forecasts/top-50-electrical-contractors <div class="node-body data_table-body"></div> <div class="field-csv-file"> <span>CSV File:&nbsp;</span> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-text-csv" alt="text/csv icon" src="http://ewweb.com/sites/all/modules/contrib/filefield/icons/text-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://ewweb.com/site-files/ewweb.com/files/data-tables/601ewTOP50_DATA.csv" type="text/csv; length=3692">601ewTOP50_DATA.csv</a></div> </div> <div class="field-disable-sidebar"> Off </div> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-images"><legend>Images</legend> </fieldset> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div> http://ewweb.com/market-forecasts/top-50-electrical-contractors#comments Market Forecasts Gold Wed, 13 Jan 2016 22:41:00 +0000 29131 at http://ewweb.com Business Boom: 2015 Top 50 Electrical Contractors http://ewweb.com/market-forecasts/business-boom-2015-top-50-electrical-contractors <div class="field-deck"> As the market heats up, the 2015 Top 50 electrical contracting firms not only experience a surge in sales, but also increased competition for skilled workers and projects. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>The economic expansion has ignited a flame below the electrical construction market, sparking an explosion of opportunities for the nation&rsquo;s Top 50 electrical contractors.</p> <p>&ldquo;When the market appeared to be recovered, our clients held on as long as they could,&rdquo; says John Boncher, president and CEO of Cupertino Electric, Inc. (No. 7), San Jose, Calif. &ldquo;Once they realized that the recovery was real, they released the hounds, and there was a building explosion.&rdquo;</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/market-forecasts/business-boom-2015-top-50-electrical-contractors" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/market-forecasts/business-boom-2015-top-50-electrical-contractors#comments Market Forecasts Silver Wed, 13 Jan 2016 22:28:00 +0000 29121 at http://ewweb.com <p>A look inside Syracuse University&rsquo;s new School of Law, Dineen Hall. This collaborative working area is adjacent to the school&rsquo;s main library. The luminaires represent flying books that create a unique look hanging over the tables. O&rsquo;Connell Electric was the electrical contractor for the project, which spanned all of 2014. The 200,000-square-foot facility features an open architecture design, collaborative learning spaces, and state-of-the-art technology.</p> (Photo courtesy of O’Connell Electric) 2016 Pacific Region Forecast http://ewweb.com/market-planning-guide/2016-pacific-region-forecast <div class="field-deck"> Alaska - California - Hawaii - Oregon - Washington </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Construction cranes pierce the sky all over San Francisco and the growth of tech companies in Silicon Valley and throughout the Bay Area are supporting a healthy construction scene that’s cooled a little bit since last year but is still the envy of many other metros. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/market-planning-guide/2016-pacific-region-forecast" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/market-planning-guide/2016-pacific-region-forecast#comments Pacific Market Forecasts Market Planning Guide Gold Mon, 30 Nov 2015 21:02:00 +0000 28391 at http://ewweb.com Image copyright Thinkstock 2016 Mountain Region Forecast http://ewweb.com/market-planning-guide/2016-mountain-region-forecast <div class="field-deck"> Arizona - Colorado - Idaho - Montana - Nevada - New Mexico - Utah - Wyoming </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Colorado’s Front Range is growing fast and Nevada’s construction industry will enjoy new data centers being built in Reno and Las Vegas, the Tesla plant near Reno, a large casino project and a 230-mile high speed rail link to Los Angeles.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/market-planning-guide/2016-mountain-region-forecast" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/market-planning-guide/2016-mountain-region-forecast#comments Mountain Market Forecasts Market Planning Guide Gold Mon, 30 Nov 2015 21:02:00 +0000 28381 at http://ewweb.com Image copyright Thinkstock 2016 West South Central Region Forecast http://ewweb.com/market-planning-guide/2016-west-south-central-region-forecast <div class="field-deck"> Arkansas - Louisiana - Oklahoma - Texas </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The Texas economy is being fueled not only by the energy boom but a hiring binge by tech firms in the Austin area, and rapid residential growth in the Dallas, Houston and San Antonio markets.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/market-planning-guide/2016-west-south-central-region-forecast" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/market-planning-guide/2016-west-south-central-region-forecast#comments West South Central Market Forecasts Market Planning Guide Gold Mon, 30 Nov 2015 21:02:00 +0000 28371 at http://ewweb.com 2016 West North Central Region Forecast http://ewweb.com/market-planning-guide/2016-west-north-central-region-forecast <div class="field-deck"> Iowa - Kansas - Minnesota - Missouri - Nebraska - North Dakota - South Dakota </div> <div class="node-body article-body">While North Dakota’s booming Bakken oil and gas business gets much of the attention, other interesting projects broke ground in the past year. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/market-planning-guide/2016-west-north-central-region-forecast" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/market-planning-guide/2016-west-north-central-region-forecast#comments West North Central Market Forecasts Market Planning Guide Gold Mon, 30 Nov 2015 21:02:00 +0000 28361 at http://ewweb.com Photo by Tony Webster, CC-by-2.0 2016 East South Central Region Forecast http://ewweb.com/market-planning-guide/2016-east-south-central-region-forecast <div class="field-deck"> Alabama - Kentucky - Mississippi - Tennessee </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Nashville solidified its position as a Top 25 housing market with over 8,000 total housing permits pulled through August and the 31,000 new residents it attracted from August 2012-2013. CBRE reported that Nashville’s downtown vacancy rate decreased in Q3 2014, but it still sits at a relatively high 19.1%.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/market-planning-guide/2016-east-south-central-region-forecast" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/market-planning-guide/2016-east-south-central-region-forecast#comments East South Central Market Forecasts Market Planning Guide Gold Mon, 30 Nov 2015 21:02:00 +0000 28351 at http://ewweb.com Kaldari, public domain, Wikimedia Commons 2016 East North Central Region Forecast http://ewweb.com/market-planning-guide/2016-east-north-central-region-forecast <div class="field-deck"> Illinois - Indiana - Michigan - Ohio - Wisconsin </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Energy projects will offers sales opportunities for the electrical market in this region, with the oil/gas renaissance, utility construction and a planned new power plant in Indiana among the largest projects.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/market-planning-guide/2016-east-north-central-region-forecast" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/market-planning-guide/2016-east-north-central-region-forecast#comments East North Central Market Forecasts Market Planning Guide Gold Mon, 30 Nov 2015 21:02:00 +0000 28341 at http://ewweb.com Thinkstock