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2022 Profile of the Electrical Contractor, Part 2

This post was originally published on this siteIn Part 1 of the “2022 Profile of the Electrical Contractor,” we described how the rollercoaster of the last two years have forced electrical contractors’ confidence downward, even as most have reported maintaining their staffs at 2020 levels. In Part 2, we focus on different aspects of ECs’

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Heat Pumps Boil the Competition

This post was originally published on this site As the market searches for clean energy alternatives to control indoor environments, cost-effectiveness comes into play. Research by the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE) points to electric heat pumps as the best option in most locations. Published in July, the “Analysis of Electric and Gas

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USPS Adds More EVs to its Fleet Modernization Efforts

This post was originally published on this site In July 2022, the U.S. Postal Service announced a revision to its Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement for its Next Generation Delivery Vehicles (NGDVs) in which 50% of its newly purchased NGDVs will be electric vehicles. The Postal Service says that this change will reflect route optimization, network

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Contractors Report Biggest Issues for their Businesses

This post was originally published on this site Contractors face many challenges running their businesses today, including employee retention, supply chain concerns and more. But there are mixed answers when identifying their biggest concern. According to the results of a survey released in July 2022 by frontline digital workplace WorkJam, employee shortages and turnover are

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Copper Shortage Threatens Net-Zero Goals

This post was originally published on this site The shift from fossil fuels to electric in the quest to reach net-zero emissions by 2050 just hit a snag with the copper shortage. A July 2022 S&P Global study, “The Future of Cooper: Will the Looming Supply Gap Short-circuit the Energy Transition?” reports that without a

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New charging stations for e-vehicles at Elsner Elektronik

This post was originally published on this siteAt its location in Ostelsheim, the smart building specialist Elsner Elektronik provides eight new charging stations for company, employee and customer vehicles. In addition to convenient charging of electric vehicles, the aim of the expansion was above all to optimise the use of hybrid vehicles. In order to

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Megger delivers fast, convenient checking for EV charge points

This post was originally published on this siteThe new EVCC300 electric vehicle charger checker from Megger is a convenient and easy-to-use all-in-one tool for checking the electrical safety and correct operation of Mode 2 and single-phase Mode 3 EV charge points rated at up to 32 A. Suitable for use with the vast majority of charge points

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X-CONTACT®: It's what's inside that counts …

This post was originally published on this siteAs specialist for industrial plugs and sockets, MENNEKES presents X-CONTACT® ,a completely new contact sleeve solution.  Industrial connectors and receptacles of 63 A and 125 A are often exposed to the toughest conditions. On construction sites, in mines and tunnels or in heavy industry, they have to operate reliably

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