Publications/Resource Links

The EA Extra - The Association's newsletter, The EA Extra , carries information on industry trends, events, educational and business opportunities, economic briefings, member happenings, mergers, and member benefit updates. This is a free resource published seasonally in both written and electronic form, with extra copies available for distribution to employees of member companies.


CMD First Source - Information on cost data, codes, product information, risk management, careers, and the latest news in the building industry. - A directory/search engine for the electrical construction industry. - A comprehensive web resource for manufacturers, distributors, contractors and other electrical industry professionals.

Electrical Contractor Magazine - Published by the National Electrical Contractors Association for electrical contractors throughout the United States .

The Electrical Distributor Magazine - Information of importance to the electrical distribution business for top officers as well as key branch, sales, warehouse, and district managers, purchasing agents, inside and outside salespeople, and other key staff.

Electrical Marketing - The newsletter reporting breaking news the electrical products market.

Electrical Wholesaling - A magazine featuring electrical products distribution information.

Electrical Zone - The web site for EC&M, CEE News, Electrical Wholesaling, and Electrical Marketing magazines. - The Association of Energy Engineers (AEE), National Association of Energy Service Companies (NAESCO), Geothermal Heat Pump Consortium (GeoExchange), Energy User News Magazine, Energy Solutions Center, AFE, Engineered Systems, and others sponsor and create an open industry site for the exchange of ideas and discovery of innovative technologies. The site features: Industry News, Ask the Expert Area, Career Center, Energy Dictionary, Buyer's Guide, and Events Calendar.

Lightwave - A publication serving fiber-optic communications technology and applications worldwide for management in the fiber-optic and communications manufacturing, service and end-user communities.

PA Department of General Services - Provides information about general services, how to do business with the Commonwealth, and the state's current needs in construction, real estate and commodities.

PA One Call - Pennsylvania One Call System, call before you dig! This site contains information about the Pennsylvania One Call System, including phone numbers, safety programs, and the law governing PA One Call.

PECO "Blue Book" - PECO's Electric Service Requirements (ESR) manual covers the general conditions that apply to furnishing electricity PECO Energy Company's service areas. (You will need Acrobat Reader to view this file.)

PECO Contractor and Builder Services - CBS serves all existing residential customers and all commercial and industrial applications. Click here to find service descriptions and contact numbers, new residential construction departments, answers to frequently asked questions, territory maps, applications for electric service, meters, gas service, tariff information, PECO's Blue Book, approved underwriters, One Call System, Demolition Requests, and more.

Philadelphia Department of Licenses and Inspections (L&I) - Administers and enforces the City's code requirements for the enhancement of public safety, including building, fire, housing, business, and zoning regulations. The Department is responsible for regulating the conduct of businesses and persons by issuing licenses, by conducting inspections, and by enforcing applicable codes and regulations.