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Sustainable Service, Part 3

posted Jul 27, 2011, 3:04 PM by Andrew McCoy   [ updated Jul 27, 2011, 3:07 PM ]
[The following is an excerpt from a Column in Electrical Contractor Magazine that is written by Fred Sargent, of Sargent Electric and me]

The 100-Percent Success Factor

Anyone who has attended a ribbon-cutting ceremony knows what they are about to hear when local government officials head for the microphone. Two phrases, “on time” and “on budget,” often reverberate, and those with project or industry knowledge might wince, as the speaker enthusiastically praises everyone who completed the monumental public project. Often, unfortunately, neither term is accurate.
“On time” and “on budget” are favorite phrases in the construction industry. They are so popular that, when Googled, more results appear than one could possibly read in an entire lifetime. They are terms that directly relate to one of the most-coveted goals in construction: project completion.

Read the full article online in Electrical Contractor Magazine: