Electrical Marketing http://electricalmarketing.com/rss.xml en Electrical People: Anderson to lead operations for Crescent http://electricalmarketing.com/people/electrical-people-anderson-lead-operations-crescent <div class="node-body article-body">Engineered Products Company (EPCO) (Minn.): Timothy Lecher, a 26-year veteran in electrical manufacturing sales and management, has joined the company as Eastern Region sales manager. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/people/electrical-people-anderson-lead-operations-crescent" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/people/electrical-people-anderson-lead-operations-crescent#comments People Premium Access Fri, 23 Jan 2015 23:17:00 +0000 22531 at http://electricalmarketing.com Leading Indicators for the Electrical Economy http://electricalmarketing.com/electrical-economy/leading-indicators-electrical-economy <div class="node-body article-body">Privately-owned housing units authorized by building permits in December were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.032 million, 1.9% below the revised November rate of 1.052 million, but 1% above the Dec. 2013 estimate of 1.022 million. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/electrical-economy/leading-indicators-electrical-economy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/electrical-economy/leading-indicators-electrical-economy#comments Electrical Economy Industry Stats Premium Access Fri, 23 Jan 2015 22:44:00 +0000 22511 at http://electricalmarketing.com Electrical Prices Slide Again In December http://electricalmarketing.com/electrical-price-index/electrical-prices-slide-again-december <div class="node-body article-body">Not surprisingly, Building Wire & Cable led all categories with a -2.3% decline from November and a -5.4% decline from Dec.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/electrical-price-index/electrical-prices-slide-again-december" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/electrical-price-index/electrical-prices-slide-again-december#comments Electrical Price Index Premium Access Fri, 23 Jan 2015 22:27:00 +0000 22501 at http://electricalmarketing.com CFL shipments lag, but T12s grow http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/cfl-shipments-lag-t12s-grow <div class="node-body blog-body">NEMA’s shipment index for T12 lamps beat the previous two quarters by advancing 8.6% from the second quarter to the third. In contrast, shipments of T5 and T8 lamps decreased by 6.6% and 11.1%, respectively. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/electrical-marketings-livewire">Electrical Marketing&#039;s LiveWire</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/cfl-shipments-lag-t12s-grow" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/cfl-shipments-lag-t12s-grow#comments Lighting Electrical Economy Electrical Marketing&#039;s LiveWire Fri, 23 Jan 2015 21:51:00 +0000 22461 at http://electricalmarketing.com <p>Photo credit: Scott Olson / Getty Images News</p> Rockwell adds distributor in India http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/rockwell-adds-distributor-india <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>Rockwell Automation, Milwaukee, Wis., has entered into a new distributor relationship with PIMA Controls Pvt. Ltd., a newly formed full-line industrial automation distributor in Rajasthan, India. As part of the Rockwell Automation limited distribution strategy, this relationship will help to better serve customers in Rajasthan, India.</p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/electrical-marketings-livewire">Electrical Marketing&#039;s LiveWire</a></li> </ul></div> http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/rockwell-adds-distributor-india#comments Global Electrical Marketing&#039;s LiveWire Fri, 23 Jan 2015 21:50:00 +0000 22451 at http://electricalmarketing.com Total U.S. Housing Starts End 2014 On a High Note and Top 1 Million Mark http://electricalmarketing.com/electrical-economy/total-us-housing-starts-end-2014-high-note-and-top-1-million-mark <div class="node-body article-body">The Department of Census said privately owned housing starts in December were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.089 million, 4.4% above the revised November estimate of 1.043 million and 5.3% above the Dec. 2013 rate of 1.034 million.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/electrical-economy/total-us-housing-starts-end-2014-high-note-and-top-1-million-mark" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/electrical-economy/total-us-housing-starts-end-2014-high-note-and-top-1-million-mark#comments Stats Residential Electrical Economy Premium Access Fri, 23 Jan 2015 21:49:00 +0000 22491 at http://electricalmarketing.com Heard at the NAED Western Conference http://electricalmarketing.com/news/heard-naed-western-conference <div class="node-body article-body">Lots of the industry chatter in the halls of the Hilton Bayside in sunny San Diego at this week’s NAED Western was about the slow start distributors and reps in the nation’s oil markets have seen because of declining oil prices, and the decision by Mayer Electric Supply, Birmingham, Ala., to leave the Affiliated Distributors buying/marketing group to join the IMARK buying/group. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/news/heard-naed-western-conference" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/news/heard-naed-western-conference#comments Associations West North Central West South Central Mountain Pacific News Premium Access Fri, 23 Jan 2015 21:38:00 +0000 22441 at http://electricalmarketing.com NAHB Expects More Growth in Multi-Family Market with Strong Demand from Older Buyers http://electricalmarketing.com/electrical-economy/nahb-expects-more-growth-multi-family-market-strong-demand-older-buyers <div class="node-body article-body">The number of multi-family apartments forecast to be built is likely to reach a sustainable level that is higher than the levels of production in the past. As the industry reaches that new plateau, the pace of construction is likely to level off in 2015 and into 2016.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/electrical-economy/nahb-expects-more-growth-multi-family-market-strong-demand-older-buyers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/electrical-economy/nahb-expects-more-growth-multi-family-market-strong-demand-older-buyers#comments Residential Electrical Economy Premium Access Fri, 23 Jan 2015 21:29:00 +0000 22431 at http://electricalmarketing.com Justin Sullivan Getty Images News Van Meter Buys Iowa’s Miller Electric http://electricalmarketing.com/mergers-acquisitions/van-meter-buys-iowa-s-miller-electric <div class="node-body article-body">Van Meter Inc., Cedar Rapids, Iowa, agreed to purchase Miller Electric Supply Inc., an electrical distributor with locations in Dubuque and Clinton, Iowa.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/mergers-acquisitions/van-meter-buys-iowa-s-miller-electric" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/mergers-acquisitions/van-meter-buys-iowa-s-miller-electric#comments Iowa Mergers & Acquisitions News Premium Access Fri, 23 Jan 2015 21:24:00 +0000 22421 at http://electricalmarketing.com Cree Pursues Claims Against Feit Electric Over Energy Star and Advertising Claims http://electricalmarketing.com/news/cree-pursues-claims-against-feit-electric-over-energy-star-and-advertising-claims <div class="node-body article-body">Cree, Inc., Durham, N.C., filed intellectual property and false-advertising complaints against Feit Electric Co., Pico Rivera, Calif., and its Taiwanese supplier, Unity Opto Technology Co., Ltd. The complaints alleged that competing LED lighting manufacturer Feit engaged in “false and misleading advertising claims,” specifically that they say their products meet specifications required by the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection Agency’s Energy Star program, and that the defendants infringed 10 of Cree’s lighting-related patents.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/news/cree-pursues-claims-against-feit-electric-over-energy-star-and-advertising-claims" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/news/cree-pursues-claims-against-feit-electric-over-energy-star-and-advertising-claims#comments Lighting News Premium Access Fri, 23 Jan 2015 21:17:00 +0000 22411 at http://electricalmarketing.com Kaman Industrial Technologies Acquires New Jersey Schneider Distributor G.C. Fabrication http://electricalmarketing.com/mergers-acquisitions/kaman-industrial-technologies-acquires-new-jersey-schneider-distributor-gc-fabr <div class="node-body article-body">Kaman Industrial Technologies, Bloomfield, Conn., agreed to acquire the operating assets of G.C. Fabrication, Northvale, N.J., a move that will expand Kaman’s Automation, Control & Energy platform into the New York metro market.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/mergers-acquisitions/kaman-industrial-technologies-acquires-new-jersey-schneider-distributor-gc-fabr" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/mergers-acquisitions/kaman-industrial-technologies-acquires-new-jersey-schneider-distributor-gc-fabr#comments New Jersey New York Industrial Automation Mergers & Acquisitions News Premium Access Fri, 23 Jan 2015 20:52:00 +0000 22401 at http://electricalmarketing.com Keystone/Hulton Archive Electrical Marketing Digital Edition: January 23, 2015 http://electricalmarketing.com/current-issue/electrical-marketing-digital-edition-january-23-2015 <div class="node-body article-body">Download the latest issue of the Electrical Marketing Update Digital Edition</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/current-issue/electrical-marketing-digital-edition-january-23-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/current-issue/electrical-marketing-digital-edition-january-23-2015#comments Current Issue Premium Access Fri, 23 Jan 2015 11:00:00 +0000 22551 at http://electricalmarketing.com January 23, 2015 http://electricalmarketing.com/electrical-marketing/2015-01-23 <div class="node-body magazine_issue-body"></div> <div class="field-desc"> <h3> <a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/current-issue/electrical-marketing-digital-edition-january-23-2015">Download the Digital Edition (PDF)</a></h3> </div> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-mag-teasers"> <div class="field-mag-teaser"> <a href="/mergers-acquisitions/kaman-industrial-technologies-acquires-new-jersey-schneider-distributor-gc-fabr">Kaman Industrial Technologies Acquires New Jersey Schneider Distributor G.C. Fabrication</a> <a href="/news/cree-pursues-claims-against-feit-electric-over-energy-star-and-advertising-claims">Cree Pursues Claims Against Feit Electric Over Energy Star and Advertising Claims</a> <a href="/mergers-acquisitions/van-meter-buys-iowa-s-miller-electric">Van Meter Buys Iowa’s Miller Electric</a> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-publication-info"><legend>Publication Info</legend> </fieldset> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div> Fri, 23 Jan 2015 05:00:00 +0000 22561 at http://electricalmarketing.com Rep News: Calpipe appoints Canadian representation http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/rep-news-calpipe-appoints-canadian-representation <div class="node-body blog-body">Jebco and Northwinds expand with Calpipe Industries lines.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/electrical-marketings-livewire">Electrical Marketing&#039;s LiveWire</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/rep-news-calpipe-appoints-canadian-representation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/rep-news-calpipe-appoints-canadian-representation#comments Independent Reps Electrical Marketing&#039;s LiveWire Thu, 22 Jan 2015 23:19:00 +0000 22541 at http://electricalmarketing.com The Hite Co. named one of the “Best Places to Work” in Pennsylvania http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/hite-co-named-one-best-places-work-pennsylvania <div class="node-body blog-body">The Hite Co., Altoona, Pa., has been named one of the Best Places to Work in Pennsylvania for 2014, ranked #21 in the Large Company category and was recognized at an awards banquet in December</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/electrical-marketings-livewire">Electrical Marketing&#039;s LiveWire</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/hite-co-named-one-best-places-work-pennsylvania" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/hite-co-named-one-best-places-work-pennsylvania#comments Electrical Marketing&#039;s LiveWire Thu, 22 Jan 2015 22:03:00 +0000 22481 at http://electricalmarketing.com Gexpro introduces ordering app http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/gexpro-introduces-ordering-app <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>Gexpro Supply, Shelton, Conn., released a new app to allow customers to order paperlessly from a smart phone or tablet. Gexpro QuickPix allows users to order anything anytime from an iPad or Windows tablet using graphical selection tools indexed for a particular job and grouped by function. Customer preferences and part numbers can be saved for future use.</p> <p>Here&#39;s Gexpro&#39;s page with more detail: <a href="https://www.gexpro.com/QuickPix/static.raction">QuickPix: Paperless Ordering that Works Like You Do</a></p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/electrical-marketings-livewire">Electrical Marketing&#039;s LiveWire</a></li> </ul></div> http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/gexpro-introduces-ordering-app#comments Electrical Marketing&#039;s LiveWire Thu, 22 Jan 2015 21:59:00 +0000 22471 at http://electricalmarketing.com Fed Sees Moderate Growth in Key Electrical Market Sectors http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/fed-sees-moderate-growth-key-electrical-market-sectors <div class="node-body blog-body">In the sectors of the economy most critical to the electrical industry, business seems to be strong, according to the Federal Reserve's latest Beige Book survey of economic conditions by region.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/electrical-marketings-livewire">Electrical Marketing&#039;s LiveWire</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/fed-sees-moderate-growth-key-electrical-market-sectors" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/fed-sees-moderate-growth-key-electrical-market-sectors#comments Electrical Economy Beige Book commercial construction manufacturing residential construction Electrical Marketing&#039;s LiveWire Wed, 14 Jan 2015 21:18:00 +0000 22391 at http://electricalmarketing.com Hubbell Building Automation Joins CLA http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/hubbell-building-automation-joins-cla <div class="node-body blog-body">The Connected Lighting Alliance encourages open-source compatibility between companies and products while removing confusion for consumers in the marketplace. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/electrical-marketings-livewire">Electrical Marketing&#039;s LiveWire</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/hubbell-building-automation-joins-cla" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/hubbell-building-automation-joins-cla#comments Lighting News Electrical Marketing&#039;s LiveWire Tue, 13 Jan 2015 21:59:00 +0000 22381 at http://electricalmarketing.com Daintree Networks Partners with UC Davis’ CLTC to Develop Lighting Controls http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/daintree-networks-partners-uc-davis-cltc-develop-lighting-controls <div class="node-body blog-body">The company said its partnership with CLTC will demonstrate how open standards-based communications and controls can simplify the integration process for commercial buildings to meet California's building energy efficiency goals.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/electrical-marketings-livewire">Electrical Marketing&#039;s LiveWire</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/daintree-networks-partners-uc-davis-cltc-develop-lighting-controls" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/daintree-networks-partners-uc-davis-cltc-develop-lighting-controls#comments Commercial Electrical Marketing&#039;s LiveWire Tue, 13 Jan 2015 21:33:00 +0000 22371 at http://electricalmarketing.com Kaman Acquires New Jersey Schneider Distributor G.C. Fabrication http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/kaman-acquires-new-jersey-schneider-distributor-gc-fabrication <div class="node-body blog-body">GCF, founded in 1982, is a premier Schneider Electric/Square D distributor and carries a variety of electrical power, automation, process controls, specialized HVAC, water and wastewater systems, communication and networking devices from a number of global manufacturers.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/electrical-marketings-livewire">Electrical Marketing&#039;s LiveWire</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/kaman-acquires-new-jersey-schneider-distributor-gc-fabrication" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/kaman-acquires-new-jersey-schneider-distributor-gc-fabrication#comments New Jersey M&A Watch News Electrical Marketing&#039;s LiveWire Tue, 13 Jan 2015 19:30:00 +0000 22361 at http://electricalmarketing.com OneSource/Sonepar adds Hawaii distributors http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/onesourcesonepar-adds-hawaii-distributors <div class="node-body blog-body">Rasko Supply was established in Honolulu in 1994 to serve the electrical construction market for the island of Oahu. Rasco Supply in Kaua’i and has been in business since 1983.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/electrical-marketings-livewire">Electrical Marketing&#039;s LiveWire</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/onesourcesonepar-adds-hawaii-distributors" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/onesourcesonepar-adds-hawaii-distributors#comments Hawaii M&A Watch Electrical Marketing&#039;s LiveWire Tue, 13 Jan 2015 14:55:00 +0000 22351 at http://electricalmarketing.com Kyocera to develop 13.4MW floating PV plant in Japan http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/kyocera-develop-134mw-floating-pv-plant-japan <div class="node-body blog-body">Kyocera Corp. and Century Tokyo Leasing Corp. will develop and operate a 13.4MW floating solar power plant on Japan’s Yamakura Dam reservoir that will become the largest floating solar installation in the world.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/electrical-marketings-livewire">Electrical Marketing&#039;s LiveWire</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/kyocera-develop-134mw-floating-pv-plant-japan" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/kyocera-develop-134mw-floating-pv-plant-japan#comments Global Energy Electrical Marketing&#039;s LiveWire Mon, 12 Jan 2015 18:03:00 +0000 22321 at http://electricalmarketing.com California Governor Brown proposes doubling efficiency in buildings http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/california-governor-brown-proposes-doubling-efficiency-buildings <div class="node-body blog-body">Called this week for a doubling of energy efficiency in buildings, microgrids, distributed generation and other ways to cut greenhouse gases. Brown also wants to standard from 33% to 50%.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/electrical-marketings-livewire">Electrical Marketing&#039;s LiveWire</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/california-governor-brown-proposes-doubling-efficiency-buildings" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/california-governor-brown-proposes-doubling-efficiency-buildings#comments Green Electrical Marketing&#039;s LiveWire Sat, 10 Jan 2015 18:01:00 +0000 22301 at http://electricalmarketing.com ConEd Solutions works on wind farm in South Dakota http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/coned-solutions-works-wind-farm-south-dakota <div class="node-body blog-body">The wind farm, which will generate approximately 71,000 megawatts of power annually for South Dakota homeowners, was scheduled to be operational by the end of December.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/electrical-marketings-livewire">Electrical Marketing&#039;s LiveWire</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/coned-solutions-works-wind-farm-south-dakota" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/coned-solutions-works-wind-farm-south-dakota#comments Energy News Electrical Marketing&#039;s LiveWire Fri, 09 Jan 2015 18:02:00 +0000 22311 at http://electricalmarketing.com Commissioning costs drive shift to fixture-level lighting control http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/commissioning-costs-drive-shift-fixture-level-lighting-control <div class="node-body blog-body">IHS Technology, increasing emphasis on reducing commissioning costs associated with lighting is promoting the use of more distributed lighting control architectures with fixture-level control. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/electrical-marketings-livewire">Electrical Marketing&#039;s LiveWire</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/commissioning-costs-drive-shift-fixture-level-lighting-control" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/commissioning-costs-drive-shift-fixture-level-lighting-control#comments Lighting Electrical Marketing&#039;s LiveWire Fri, 09 Jan 2015 17:59:00 +0000 22291 at http://electricalmarketing.com New York dark skies bill a model for outdoor lighting http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/new-york-dark-skies-bill-model-outdoor-lighting <div class="node-body blog-body">NEMA has worked for several years with a coalition of the nation’s major industry and advocacy groups that are concerned with quality lighting in the U.S., including the International Association of Lighting Designers, Illuminating Engineering Society, and International Dark-Sky Association, all of whom played a significant role in passing this legislation.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/electrical-marketings-livewire">Electrical Marketing&#039;s LiveWire</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/new-york-dark-skies-bill-model-outdoor-lighting" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/new-york-dark-skies-bill-model-outdoor-lighting#comments Green Business Lighting Electrical Marketing&#039;s LiveWire Fri, 09 Jan 2015 17:58:00 +0000 22281 at http://electricalmarketing.com Rep News: NEES picks up Engineered Products http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/rep-news-nees-picks-engineered-products <div class="node-body blog-body">Now based in Derry, N.H., with a branch in Cranston, R.I., NEES’ partnership with EPCO strengthens its focus on new energy-efficient lighting and lighting retrofit projects. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/electrical-marketings-livewire">Electrical Marketing&#039;s LiveWire</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/rep-news-nees-picks-engineered-products" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/blog/rep-news-nees-picks-engineered-products#comments Independent Reps Electrical Marketing&#039;s LiveWire Fri, 09 Jan 2015 17:56:00 +0000 22271 at http://electricalmarketing.com Electrical People: Bridgeport promotes Beaches in sales management http://electricalmarketing.com/people/electrical-people-bridgeport-promotes-beaches-sales-management <div class="node-body article-body"><p><em>Bridgeport Fittings (Stratford, Conn.):</em><strong> Larry Beach</strong>, former director of technical sales, has been promoted to region sales director and <strong>Wayne Beach</strong> has been promoted to director of technical sales from his recent position as technical sales manager.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/people/electrical-people-bridgeport-promotes-beaches-sales-management" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/people/electrical-people-bridgeport-promotes-beaches-sales-management#comments People Premium Access Fri, 09 Jan 2015 17:51:00 +0000 22261 at http://electricalmarketing.com NEMA’s EBCI Index Slumps in December http://electricalmarketing.com/electrical-economy/nema-s-ebci-index-slumps-december <div class="node-body article-body"><p>After improving for two months in a row in October and November, NEMA&rsquo;s Electroindustry Business Conditions Index (EBCI) for current conditions in North America declined in December, falling to 50 points. One-quarter of December&rsquo;s panelists reported conditions improved during the month, with the same share reporting they declined. Half the panelists reported no change in conditions between November and December.&nbsp;</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/electrical-economy/nema-s-ebci-index-slumps-december" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/electrical-economy/nema-s-ebci-index-slumps-december#comments Electrical Economy Premium Access Fri, 09 Jan 2015 17:31:00 +0000 22251 at http://electricalmarketing.com November Value of New Construction Slips Slightly But is Up 2.4% Year-Over-Year http://electricalmarketing.com/electrical-economy/november-value-new-construction-slips-slightly-24-year-over-year <div class="node-body article-body">The U.S. Census Bureau reported that construction spending during Nov. 2014 was estimated at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $975 billion, 0.3% below the revised October estimate of $977.7 billion.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/electrical-economy/november-value-new-construction-slips-slightly-24-year-over-year" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/electrical-economy/november-value-new-construction-slips-slightly-24-year-over-year#comments Stats Electrical Economy Premium Access Fri, 09 Jan 2015 17:23:00 +0000 22241 at http://electricalmarketing.com