Electrical Marketing’s August Electrical Price Index (EPI) made one of its stronger moves in recent months with a 0.7% increase to 147.5. That figure is also up 0.9% from Aug. 2013. The biggest gainer was the Building Wire & Cable category with a 3% increase, followed by Lamps (+1.4%) and Metal Conduit (+1.1%). The Power Wire & Cable category declined 1.3% for the month.
Note: All EPI series represent Global Insight aggregates of Bureau of Labor Statis