Commercial en Value of New Construction Up 4.5% Through First 10 Months of 2016 <div class="node-body article-body">Construction spending during Oct. 2016 was estimated at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $1,172.6 billion, 0.5% above the revised September estimate of $1,166.5 billion.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Commercial Economy Premium Fri, 02 Dec 2016 17:29:00 +0000 31811 at Legrand Debuts Program for IoT in Buildings <div class="node-body article-body">The system, called ELIOT consists of a purpose-built cloud environment, gateways for legacy technologies, an array of new natively connected devices and new intelligent technologies and services.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Commercial Global Fri, 02 Dec 2016 17:07:00 +0000 31791 at Video still: Legrand Eaton and NuLEDs Collaborate on Connected Lighting <div class="node-body blog-body">The two companies will go to market with a joint product offering including Eaton’s complete portfolio of PoE-enabled light-emitting diode (LED) luminaires and NuLEDs’ drivers, software, sensors and keypads.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Commercial Lighting Electrical Marketing&#039;s LiveWire Mon, 25 Jul 2016 19:12:00 +0000 29661 at Small to mid-size commercial energy efficiency retrofits to grow <div class="node-body blog-body">While the small and medium commercial building market presents plenty of opportunities to improve performance, these buildings have not seen the same penetration of energy efficiency technologies as larger facilities.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Commercial Economy Electrical Marketing&#039;s LiveWire Thu, 23 Jun 2016 19:01:00 +0000 29011 at Dodge Data: Big Nonbuilding Projects Push Construction Starts in February Up 10% <div class="node-body article-body">While the overall data for new construction starts shows a double-digit gain, much of the increase comes from a giant LNG plant the broke ground last month on the Gulf Coast. Dodge says that once you take away that plant, declines in some segments of the construction market appear.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Commercial Economy Premium Fri, 25 Mar 2016 21:07:00 +0000 27471 at (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images) Commercial & Multi-Family Projects Leading Construction Market in 2015 <div class="node-body article-body">According to some recent data from Dodge Data & Analytics, 12 of the 20 largest metropolitan statistical areas (MSAs) in terms of commercial and multi-family construction are enjoying year-over-year growth rates of more than 20% and 10 of these markets are seeing YOY growth rates of better than 40%. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Commercial Economy Stats Residential Premium Fri, 21 Aug 2015 20:43:00 +0000 24921 at (Wikimedia) Total Housing Starts Surge 20.2% in April According to U.S. Census Bureau <div class="node-body article-body"><p>The U.S. Census Bureau said privately-owned housing starts in April were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1,135,000. This is 20.2% above the revised March estimate of 944,000 and 9.2% above the April 2014 rate of 1,039,000. Single-family housing starts in April were at a rate of 733,000, 16.7% above the revised March figure of 628,000. The April rate for units in buildings with five units or more was 389,000.</p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Commercial Economy Premium Fri, 22 May 2015 18:05:00 +0000 23961 at Daintree Networks Partners with UC Davis’ CLTC to 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> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Commercial Electrical Marketing&#039;s LiveWire Tue, 13 Jan 2015 21:33:00 +0000 22371 at Construction Market Solid at Mid-Year <div class="field-deck"> Construction data points to a better-than-expected showing at 2014 mid-year </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Now that much of the key construction data measuring the first six months in 2014 is in, you can get a pretty good sense of where the industry stands in this all-important market segment so far in 2014. Overall, the news is pretty good, with solid growth in two key construction indicators — nonresidential construction and contractor employment.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Commercial Stats Electrical Economy Premium Fri, 22 Aug 2014 18:28:00 +0000 20501 at <p><span style="color: rgb(102, 102, 102); font-family: 'Helvetica Neue', Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 11px; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: normal; letter-spacing: normal; line-height: 16.200000762939453px; orphans: auto; text-align: start; text-indent: 0px; text-transform: none; white-space: normal; widows: auto; word-spacing: 0px; -webkit-text-stroke-width: 0px; display: inline !important; float: none; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);">A new building development under construction seen in Brooklyn Bridge Park on August 19, 2014 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City.</span></p> Spencer Platt / Getty Images News General Contractors Look to Hire Workers and Add Equipment in 2014, AGC Says <div class="node-body article-body">The growing momentum in the rebounding construction market is generating some longer-term optimism among general contractors, and it appears that they’re serious enough to put money on the line. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Commercial Contractors Residential Electrical Economy Premium Fri, 24 Jan 2014 16:16:00 +0000 17521 at