Industry Stats http://electricalmarketing.com/taxonomy/term/11521/more en EPI Remains in Slow-Growth Mode http://electricalmarketing.com/electrical-price-index/epi-remains-slow-growth-mode <div class="node-body article-body">Very few product categories showed any growth in Electrical Marketing’s Electrical Price Index (EPI) for February, and the overall index was about even at +0.1%.</div> <p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/electrical-price-index/epi-remains-slow-growth-mode" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/electrical-price-index/epi-remains-slow-growth-mode#comments Electrical Price Index Premium Fri, 31 Mar 2017 18:42:00 +0000 33391 at http://electricalmarketing.com Housing Starts Rise Another 3% Monthly, Over 6% Annually on Single-Family Growth http://electricalmarketing.com/economy/housing-starts-rise-another-3-monthly-over-6-annually-single-family-growth <div class="node-body article-body">Privately-owned housing starts in February were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1,288,000. This is 3% above the revised January estimate of 1,251,000 and is 6.2% above the Feb. 2016 rate of 1,213,000.</div> <p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/economy/housing-starts-rise-another-3-monthly-over-6-annually-single-family-growth" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/economy/housing-starts-rise-another-3-monthly-over-6-annually-single-family-growth#comments Economy Industry Stats Fri, 31 Mar 2017 18:37:00 +0000 33381 at http://electricalmarketing.com Jan. 2017 Value of New Construction Shows Slight Monthly Decline, Up 3.1% YOY http://electricalmarketing.com/stats/jan-2017-value-new-construction-shows-slight-monthly-decline-31-yoy <div class="node-body article-body">Private construction of health-care and educational facilities was also down in January, with -0.2% and -0.5% declines, respectively. </div> <p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/stats/jan-2017-value-new-construction-shows-slight-monthly-decline-31-yoy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/stats/jan-2017-value-new-construction-shows-slight-monthly-decline-31-yoy#comments Stats Premium Fri, 17 Mar 2017 15:01:00 +0000 33181 at http://electricalmarketing.com <p>Educational construction, along with health-care construction, dipped for the month but both are still strongly ahead of last year.</p> Photo by David McNew/Getty Image NEMA EBCI Indexes Stay Hot and Remain at Historically High Levels In February http://electricalmarketing.com/stats/nema-ebci-indexes-stay-hot-and-remain-historically-high-levels-february <div class="node-body article-body">NEMA said a sense of wait-and-see has crept into some of the comments, resulting in 11-point drops in the percentage of respondents reporting both better and worse conditions, along with a 22-point increase in the share of those who see current conditions as unchanged. </div> <p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/stats/nema-ebci-indexes-stay-hot-and-remain-historically-high-levels-february" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/stats/nema-ebci-indexes-stay-hot-and-remain-historically-high-levels-february#comments Stats Electrical Economy Premium Fri, 17 Mar 2017 14:48:00 +0000 33161 at http://electricalmarketing.com EPI Shows No Movement in January http://electricalmarketing.com/electrical-price-index/epi-shows-no-movement-january <div class="node-body article-body">Electrical Marketing’s Electrical Price Index (EPI) spent another month in slow-growth/no-growth territory, registering no change in Jan. 2017 at 144.5 points. </div> <p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/electrical-price-index/epi-shows-no-movement-january" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/electrical-price-index/epi-shows-no-movement-january#comments Electrical Price Index Electrical Economy Premium Tue, 28 Feb 2017 13:05:00 +0000 32961 at http://electricalmarketing.com The Nation's Hottest Housing Markets http://electricalmarketing.com/%5Bprimary-term%5D/nations-hottest-housing-markets <div class="node-body data_table-body">With the 2016 full-year housing data from the U.S. Census Bureau now in, a few trends are apparent — the fastest-growing housing markets are in the Sunbelt, university towns, and retirement developments, as well as in vacation areas near beaches or mountains. </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://electricalmarketing.com/sites/all/modules/contrib/filefield/icons/text-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/site-files/electricalmarketing.com/files/data-tables/20170224emHOTNESS_DATA.csv" type="text/csv; length=4068">20170224emHOTNESS_DATA.csv</a></div> </div> <div class="field-disable-sidebar"> Disable Right Sidebar Display </div> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-images"><legend>Images</legend> <div class="field-image-promo"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_promo" width="595" height="335" alt="" src="http://electricalmarketing.com/site-files/electricalmarketing.com/files/uploads/2017/02/20170224emhotnessmap595.jpg?1488236605" /> </div> </fieldset> <p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/%5Bprimary-term%5D/nations-hottest-housing-markets" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/%5Bprimary-term%5D/nations-hottest-housing-markets#comments Stats Fri, 24 Feb 2017 12:08:00 +0000 32901 at http://electricalmarketing.com Electrical Contractor and Industrial Sales Potential for NAED’s South Central Region (in millions of dollars) http://electricalmarketing.com/%5Bprimary-term%5D/electrical-contractor-and-industrial-sales-potential-naed-s-south-central-region-mill <div class="node-body data_table-body">Data on electrical sales potential for construction and industrial markets in the NAED South Central Region shows a mix of booming and struggling markets.</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://electricalmarketing.com/sites/all/modules/contrib/filefield/icons/text-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/site-files/electricalmarketing.com/files/data-tables/20170210emSCENTRAL1rev.csv" type="text/csv; length=5761">20170210emSCENTRAL1rev.csv</a></div> </div> <div class="field-disable-sidebar"> Disable Right Sidebar Display </div> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-images"><legend>Images</legend> <div class="field-image-promo"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_promo" width="595" height="335" alt="" src="http://electricalmarketing.com/site-files/electricalmarketing.com/files/uploads/2017/02/20170210emscentral2595.jpg?1487977348" /> </div> </fieldset> <p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/%5Bprimary-term%5D/electrical-contractor-and-industrial-sales-potential-naed-s-south-central-region-mill" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/%5Bprimary-term%5D/electrical-contractor-and-industrial-sales-potential-naed-s-south-central-region-mill#comments Stats Electrical Economy East South Central West South Central Premium Fri, 10 Feb 2017 16:41:00 +0000 32681 at http://electricalmarketing.com Contractor Wages Tracking Higher in Busiest Construction Markets http://electricalmarketing.com/%5Bprimary-term%5D/contractor-wages-tracking-higher-busiest-construction-markets <div class="node-body data_table-body">According to county wage data published by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics through 2Q 2016, high cost-of-living markets saw wages significantly over the U.S. national wage rate estimated at $27.25.</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://electricalmarketing.com/sites/all/modules/contrib/filefield/icons/text-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/site-files/electricalmarketing.com/files/data-tables/20170210emCTRWAGES1_DATA.csv" type="text/csv; length=3307">20170210emCTRWAGES1_DATA.csv</a></div> </div> <div class="field-disable-sidebar"> Off </div> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-images"><legend>Images</legend> <div class="field-image-promo"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_promo" width="595" height="335" alt="" src="http://electricalmarketing.com/site-files/electricalmarketing.com/files/uploads/2017/02/gettyimages-156762535electrician595.jpg?1487025914" /> </div> </fieldset> <p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/%5Bprimary-term%5D/contractor-wages-tracking-higher-busiest-construction-markets" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/%5Bprimary-term%5D/contractor-wages-tracking-higher-busiest-construction-markets#comments Stats Premium Thu, 09 Feb 2017 22:29:00 +0000 32761 at http://electricalmarketing.com Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images 2016 Value of New Construction Enjoys 4.5% YOY Increase to $1,184.4 Billion http://electricalmarketing.com/stats/2016-value-new-construction-enjoys-45-yoy-increase-11844-billion <div class="node-body article-body">The U.S. Census Bureau of the Department of Commerce said construction spending during December 2016 was estimated at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $1,181.5 billion, 0.2% below the revised November estimate of $1,184.4 billion and 4.2% above the December 2015 estimate of $1,133.7 billion. </div> <p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/stats/2016-value-new-construction-enjoys-45-yoy-increase-11844-billion" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/stats/2016-value-new-construction-enjoys-45-yoy-increase-11844-billion#comments Stats Premium Thu, 09 Feb 2017 22:14:00 +0000 32731 at http://electricalmarketing.com EPI Shows Little Movement in December http://electricalmarketing.com/electrical-price-index/epi-shows-little-movement-december <div class="node-body article-body">While Electrical Marketing’s monthly EPI for December showed very little movement over November, (+0.2%), at least two product categories bucked the overall trend.</div> <p><a href="http://electricalmarketing.com/electrical-price-index/epi-shows-little-movement-december" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electricalmarketing.com/electrical-price-index/epi-shows-little-movement-december#comments Electrical Price Index Premium Fri, 20 Jan 2017 21:40:00 +0000 32441 at http://electricalmarketing.com