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

 

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

 

 
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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 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.
 


Ask our arc flash expert

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

 

 

 
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.

 



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
 
 
 
 

 

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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

 

 

 
Industry Trends: Technology & Digital Tools

Industry trends: technology & digital tools

Infographic: digital tools commonly used to increase productivity

 

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.
 
 

 

 

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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.

 
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: IEEE 1584-2002 arc flash study

Executive summary: IEEE 1584-2002 arc flash study

Marcelo Valdes shares assessment methodology for PPE selections.
 


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!

 

 

 
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

 

 
Industry Trends: Technology & Digital Tools

Industry trends: training & education

Infographic: how electrical contractors are keeping up with changes to codes and standards
 
Technical Tuesdays

Technical Tuesdays

Webinars: stay up to date on various electrical distribution topics with monthly trainings
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#ContractorBetter Insights center

View archived editions of the #ContractorBetter Insights published quarterly.
 
 
 
 

 

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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. 

 
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Pump up productivity and profit with labor-saving technology.

 

 


#ContractorBetter YouTube Playlist

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

 

 

 


Case Study

Catalyst Partners makes its HQ a living demo for sustainable buildings.

 



2020 State of the industry report

Report: needs and preferences of electrical contractors.

 

 
The Benefits of BIM

The benefits of BIM

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

 

 

 
Economic Vital Signs

Economic vital signs

Infographic: quarterly trends, data and indicators impacting the electrical industry.
Solving the Skilled  Labor Shortage

Solving the skilled labor shortage

Article: recruiting tomorrow’s leaders amid some serious challenges.
 
Secrets to More Effective Electrical Estimating

Secrets to more effective electrical estimating

E-book: the keys to producing a successful bid every time.
 
Industry Trends: Factors Impacting Business

Industry trends: factors impacting business

Infographic: what's keeping electrical contractors from growing their business.

 

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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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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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