Houston Neal over at Software Advice wrote a very interesting article on Green Job growth for Electrical Contractors and re-naming to Energy Contractors. Good reading for anyone in the construction industry, for youth looking to get into the job market, for unemployed looking for another skill set, or in the case of my handyman who is 70 and still need to work.
‘In the next ten to twenty years, “electrical contractor” will no longer be a suitable job title for electricians. They will transition into “energy contractors” to support the fast-growing green construction market.
We see this as a coming renaissance in electrical contracting. There has been a revival of interest in the electrical trade as home owners and corporations adopt alternative methods (e.g. solar, wind, etc) to power buildings. What’s driving this? Federal incentives, lower material costs and savings from reduced energy spending.’ Read the rest of the article here at Software Advice /www.softwareadvice.com/articles/construction/the-coming-renaissance-of-electrical-contracting-1021010/