> FOCUS BY JOHN PAUL QUINN
36 ELECTRICALCONTRACTOR | OCT. 14 | WWW.ECMAG.COM
I T’S NO SECRET THAT THE GLOBAL ECONOMY,
available energy supply and the balance-sheet status of the
worldwide electrical supply-chain industry are never going to
return to the levels they reached at the end of the 20th century.
There is no optimistic rebound coming.
In the electrical industry, adjustment to these harsh new realities,
A case in point was the annual conference of the 16-nation European Union
of Electrical Wholesalers (EUEW) held in Copenhagen, Denmark, this past June.
With distributors and contractors in attendance, the theme of the meeting was “energy
optimization of existing buildings.”
The energy-efficiency renovation option