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Equipment and technology for all of your electrical distribution needs

 

 
Contractor Technology

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What’s in your toolbox? New digital tools and resources to help you get the job done.

 

 

 
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Education

Stay up to date with the latest industry codes, standards, trends and more.

 

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Business & Industry

What can you do to increase profitably and productivity? Resources to help your electrical contracting business thrive.

 

 
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Safety

What’s your safety plan? Resources to help you protect your personnel, customers, and equipment.

 

 
Industry Resources & Links

Industry Resources & Links

Quick links to essential codes, standards, and regulations for electrical contractors.

 

 

 

With the industry growing at a rapid pace, having a safety plan in place that protects your people your customers and your equipment against electrical hazards becomes even more important. Ensuring proper training, performing hazard analysis, and understanding risk mitigation are essential.  At ABB we are leading the future of electrification with advanced technologies that protect and control the distribution of electricity throughout a facility’s infrastructure. We deliver comprehensive product and service solutions to meet your unique industry challenges. See below for key resources and documents to help you build a safety plan that meets your specific needs.

 
ABB Top Tips NFPA 70E

Top Tips NFPA 70E

Randy Barnett shares 8 top tips for contractors.
 
ABB FAQ document: NFPA 70E requirements

FAQ document: NFPA 70E requirements

Randy Barnett answers NFPA 70E key questions.

 

 

 
Executive summary: Estimating arc flash incident energy…

Executive summary: Estimating arc flash incident energy…

Join ABB expert Marcelo E. Valdes to learn more about arc flash.

 

ABB Webinar: How to estimate arch flash incident energy when you do not have a proper arc flash study

Webinar: Estimating arc flash incident energy

Join ABB expert Marcelo E. Valdes to learn more about arc flash.
 

 

 

 
Executive summary: IEEE 1584-2002 arc flash study

Executive summary: IEEE 1584-2002 arc flash study

Marcelo Valdes shares assessment methodology for PPE selections.
 
 


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Get answers from industry expert Marcelo E. Valdes P.E.
 

 



IEEE 1584-2002 arc flash study

This webinar will provide a methodology that could be used to assess if previous arc flash PPE selections are suitable.
 
 


eBook: Arc flash prevention

Interactive: How implementing the right mitigation strategies helps reduce risk.
 
 
IEEE 1584 Revisions - What you Need to Know

IEEE 1584 Revisions - What you need to know

Webinar: significant changes on the way for arc flash calculation analysis.
 

 

Strategies to Improve Electrical Safety

Strategies to improve electrical safety

Webinar: leveraging prevention-through-design principles and newly revised codes & standards to improve electrical safety.
 
 
How to reduce exposure to arc flash hazards

How to reduce exposure to arc flash hazards

Brochure: Learn how ABB solutions exist to help reduce hazard risk levels in a wide range of conditions and needs.
 
 
 

 

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Easy access to digital tools and applications at your fingertips can help boost productivity and profitability in the office and in the field. Technology today can impact how business operations are performed. The use of technology in your business management tools in the office and in the field directly benefits overall job performance and producing the results customers demand. Learn how we can help you do business anytime, anywhere. 24/7 access at your fingertips puts you in control of product information, easy ordering, shipment tracking so you can spend more time growing your business.

 
The Benefits of BIM

The benefits of BIM

Harnessing the power of BIM technology can boost an electrical contractor’s bottom line.

 

 
Secrets to More Effective Electrical Estimating

Secrets to more effective electrical estimating

E-book: the keys to producing a successful bid every time.

 

 

 
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Tools & calculators

Tools to help you calculate energy savings, load current, and more.

 

Commercial Digital Landscape

Commercial digital landscape

Interactive tool: experience our commercial products and solutions.
 
ABB Whitepaper: ReliaGear™ neXT and ReliaGear™ SB plug-in

Whitepaper: ReliaGear™ neXT and ReliaGear™ SB plug-in

Compare the benefits of plug-in vs bolt-on breaker connections.
 
ABB Whitepaper: Simplifying the road to total electric

Whitepaper: Simplifying the road to total electric

Learn how solution architectures improve deployment for EV fleet depot charging.
 

 

 

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How do you keep up with codes and standards? With constantly changing  industry and work practices today’s electrical contractors must be able to manage through knowledge.  Take advantage of the many options available today to stay current by using online training modules, in person seminars, or hands on training in the field. For quick access to expand your expertise and learn more, view the resources below.

 
ABB Webinar: Grid to Charger

Webinar: Grid to Charger

Learn what’s driving EV adoption and why this trend is accelerating.

 

 
Executive Summary: Unlocking the full value of BIM

Executive Summary: Unlocking the full value of BIM

In this executive summary learn how BIM should play a much larger role within our organizations.
 

 

 
Free webinar: Unlocking the value of BIM

Webinar: Unlocking the full value of BIM

Join industry experts: Jad Chalhoub, Technology Solutions Implementation Lead, Rosendin and Fred Meeske, Vice President, Rosendin.
 
Webinar: The Estimating Process in 4 Steps

Webinar: The Estimating Process in 4 Steps

Join industry expert Don Kiper, President of Estimating 101.
 
 


Executive summary: Electrical contractors and BIM

Key takeaways to streamline project execution.
 

 

 
ABB Benefits of BIM

Webinar: Electrical contractors and BIM. What you need to know.

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Executive summary: Labor overruns are costly!

Understanding labor is the key to estimating accuracy
 

 

 
Webinar: Understanding Labor is the Key to Estimating Accuracy

Webinar: Understanding labor is the key to estimating accuracy

Register today for a FREE ON-DEMAND webinar!
 
Technical Tuesdays

Technical Tuesdays

Webinars: stay up to date on various electrical distribution topics with monthly trainings
 
ABB #ContractorBetter Insights e-news

#ContractorBetter e-News

View archived editions of the #ContractorBetter Insights published quarterly.
 

 

 
ABB Webinar center

Webinar center

Live and on demand webinars from ABB experts.
 
 
 

 

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Whether your company is made up of 5 employees or 500 employees, managing an electrical contracting business comes with a wide range of challenges and concerns. How can you find and maintain skilled labor? When should digital tools be utilized in the field? What’s impacting your employee retention? To compete in today’s electrical contracting world, companies must understand and adapt to everything from large scale economic outlooks to individual employee training preferences. Check out our resources below to stay current on industry trends, business insights, economic indicators, common operational pain points, and more. 

 
ABB 2022 Sate of the industry report: the needs and preferences of electrical contractors

2022 State of the industry report

Report: needs and preferences of electrical contractors.

 

 
ABB ReliaGear™ Family

ReliaGear™ contractor article

Pump up productivity and profit with labor-saving technology.

 

 

 


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View our playlist featuring 24 videos that provide today’s contractors with practical solutions for improving profitability and productivity.

 

ABB #ContractorBetter Dashboard

#ContractorBetter Dashboard

Interactive digital contractor resource guide.

 

 
Industry Trends: Factors Impacting Business

Economic vital signs

Infographic: quarterly trends, data and indicators impacting the electrical industry.

 

 

 
E-book: How to work smarter, not harder

E-book: How to work smarter, not harder

Inside tips and best practices for contractors to improve productivity and profitability on the job site.
 

 

 

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From homes and high-rises to theaters and stadiums, ABB delivers electrical distribution solutions that provide efficient and reliable system designs. We are leading the future of electrification with advanced technologies and equipment that protect and control the distribution of electricity throughout a facility’s infrastructure. Our product solutions are cleaner, smarter, and more efficient without compromising safety or reliability.

 

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ReliaGear™ smart power distribution

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In an electrical world driven by safety, efficiency, and reliability, it is crucial for electrical professionals to stay up to date on industry regulations. ABB is committed to delivering products and solutions for our customers that adhere to the everchanging codes, standards, and regulations in the electrical industry. Check out the links below to access today’s industry resources.

 

 

 

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