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ELECTRI Invites You to Join a VDC Study!

Apr 1, 2024

Industry News

Oracle, Google and Meta lead data center construction surge

Digital transformation spurred a 46% year-over-year increase in these high-tech builds, according to CBRE, with even bigger numbers on tap for 2024. Digital transformation accelerates the need for processing power, storage and cloud services, thus providing strong momentum for sustained data center construction, according to a March 2024 CBRE report on data centers.



Apply to the 2024 Project Excellence Awards

Apply to the 2024 Project Excellence Awards

Stand out amongst billions of dollars worth of construction accomplishments! Submit your greatest projects to any of the 13 different market sector categories and get recognized on stage at NECA 2024 San Diego. The project must have been completed in 2023 to qualify. Apply today online at!

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Take Action: Reserve Your Seat for the 2024 Legislative Conference

This conference is the ultimate opportunity for electrical contractors to stay informed about key legislative issues impacting the industry and connect with leaders actively seeking effective solutions. Throughout this three-day conference, attendees will engage in meaningful discussions with policymakers at the highest levels of government. Hurry and secure your spot!

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Subscribe to the Code Question of the Day

Subscribe to Code Question of the Day

The Code Question of the Day (CQD) is NECA and ELECTRICAL CONTRACTOR Magazine’s flagship National Electrical Code (NEC®) public forum for the industry, sponsored by EATON. The daily distribution of Q&A generates a lively dialogue and shares relative code-based practical responses. Check out past questions and answers here!

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ELECTRI Invites You to Participate in Virtual Design and Construction (VDC) Time Study

ELECTRI Invites You to Participate in Virtual Design and Construction (VDC) Time Study

ELECTRI is excited to invite you to join a new Virtual Design and Construction (VDC) Time Study aimed at benchmarking VDC modeling and management in HVAC/Sheet Metal and MEP construction. This research is pivotal in paving the way for more accurate and comprehensive estimating and management of VDC services.

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Upcoming Events

In-Person Events

NECA EMERGE Conference
April 15 - 17 | Las Vegas, NV

2024 ELECTRI International Connection Summit
April 8 - 10 | Roatán, Honduras

NECA Legislative Conference
May 6 - 8 | Washington, DC

NECA Safety Professionals Conference
May 20 - 22 | Denver, CO


Virtual Classrooms

Advanced Estimating Strategies
April 15 - 18 | 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. ET

Advanced Enterprise Budgeting and Forecasting
May 8 | 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. ET



Charged for Success: Best Practices for the Installation, Service & Maintenance of EV Equipment
May 2 | 1:00 - 2:30 p.m. ET


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Diversity Month

Arab American Heritage Month

National Volunteer Month

April 2 | World Autism Awareness Day

April 22-30 | Passover

April 22 | Earth Day



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