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ABB provides a full electrical distribution product portfolio, with easy availability through a broad ABB distributor partner network empowered by advanced digital tools and product innovations that deliver simplified system design and installation, quotation, tracking and project management to make you more productive.

 

 

 

 

Safety

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.

 

 

Arc flash prevention


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

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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Technology

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.

 

Tools & Calculators


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.

 

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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Education

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.


Executive summary: Smart advancements in electrical distribution systems


Executive Summary: Is Your Electrical Distribution System Smarter Than You?

Learn how “All-in-One” design supports smart facilities.

 

Webinar: Supporting Global Megatrends with Energy Storage


Webinar: Supporting Global Megatrends with Energy Storage

Learn about how megatrends are shifting towards decarbonization, decentralization and digitalization.

 

Webinar: Is Your Electrical Distribution System Smarter Than You?


Webinar: Is Your Electrical Distribution System Smarter Than You?

Explore the smart technologies available today and explore the benefits of incorporating them into your next system upgrade.


Learn how the electrical contractor can win in the EV space


Executive Summary: Grid to Charger

Learn how the electrical contractor can win in the EV space.

 

Webinar: Grid to Charger


Webinar: Grid to Charger

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

 

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.

Free on demand webinar, access today.



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.


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#ContractorBetter e-News

View archived editions of the #ContractorBetter Insights published quarterly.

 

 

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Webinar center

Live and on demand webinars from ABB experts.

 

 

 

 

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Business & Industry

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. 


Article: Smart advancements in electrical distribution systems


Article: Smart Advancements in Electrical Distribution Systems

Learn what major electrical equipment providers are including to help streamline installation and sustainment activities.

 

Top Tips for Electrical Contractors to Reduce Labor and Increase Productivity


Top Tips for Electrical Contractors to Reduce Labor and Increase Productivity

Here are eight tips to save on labor and improve the productivity of your business.

 

2022 ABB State of the Industry report


2022 State of the industry report

Report: needs and preferences of electrical contractors.


Article: Mega project mania


Mega Project Mania

Article: Read full story to discover epic electrical construction opportunities.

 

ABB ReliaGear™ Family


ReliaGear™ contractor article

Pump up productivity and profit with labor-saving technology.

 

ContractorBetter video playlist


#ContractorBetter YouTube Playlist

Report: needs and preferences of electrical contractors.


Interactive digital contractor resource guide.


#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.

 

 

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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Product Solutions

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.

 


ReliaGear™ family


ReliaGear™ smart power distribution

Creating new value for your contractor business.

 


Source to socket portfolio

View the Best of Both construction product solutions.

 


Electrification products and solutions

Visit our product portfolio of advanced technologies.


#ContractorBetter in 60 seconds: Why should you consider ABB as your electrical distribution partner?


#ContractorBetter in 60 seconds

Why should you consider ABB as your electrical distribution partner?

       

 

 

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Resources & Links

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 ever changing codes, standards, and regulations in the electrical industry. Check out the links below to access today’s industry resources.

 

 

 

 

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