The Top News Stories of 2008

Here are EM’s picks for the top news stories of 2008.

The credit crunch squeezes funding available for construction projects. Nowhere does Wall Street’s financial meltdown hit the electrical construction market more directly than in the financing of construction projects. It’s a pretty simple equation: No available credit for general contractors, building owners and developers equals no work on new construction projects for electrical contractors and other subcontract

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