Archive for October, 2010

WESCO Helps Contractors Pursue New Opportunities

October 25, 2010
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According to Bill Elms, manager of the WESCO Las Vegas Branch, electrical contracting firms are reinventing themselves to stay afloat in today’s tight construction market. Two years ago, he was aware of only one local electrical contracting firm that was involved in the solar market, and now, the majority of contractors are dabbling in...
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Shedding New Light On Material Delivery

October 4, 2010
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Problem: Barth Electric, an electrical contracting firm founded in 1945, won a contract to retrofit all of the light fixtures within a five-story office building in Indianapolis, Indiana. During the eight-month project, the electricians had to remove the T-12 magnetic ballasts and update them with T-8 electronic ballasts. Because the electricians were working at...
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