Claire Swedberg

Freelance Writer

Claire Swedberg is a freelance writer based in western Washington. She can be reached at

Articles by Claire Swedberg

January 2010
Who: Sun River Electric Service Inc., Kennewick, Wash. READ MORE
December 2009
Contractor: Master Electric Inc, Gladwin, Michigan Project: Installation of lighting fixtures at Maple Manor senior housing facility to upgrade lighting quality and reduce energy costs Project Partners: Master Electric was the prime contractor on this project; Standard Electric was the supplier. Contract Amount: $55,000 READ MORE
December 2009
Few hospitals have a perfect lighting system, but whether building from scratch or renovating and expanding an old building, one of the hospital owner’s priorities is energy savings. READ MORE
December 2009
For years, video analytics have been applied in airports using profiles of specific behavior. Today, as retailers upgrade their technology to protect assets and customer data, integration between security and marketing is creating a new demand for low-voltage systems. READ MORE
December 2009
Following growing demand for its services, international shipper United Parcel Service (UPS) is completing an expansion to its massive air package sorting hub in Louisville, Ky., called the UPS Worldport facility. Upon completion in 2010, the capacity will be increased by 37 percent, enabling the center to sort up to 416,000 packages every hour. READ MORE
November 2009
For the past decade, building owners have been attempting design/build projects to save money and time on construction. During that period, a select number of electrical contractors and others in the construction industry have focused on design/build. For them, it’s a mature market. READ MORE
October 2009
Chicago O'Hare International Airport has been expanding its runway system and installing a new airfield lighting system, a new electric lighting vault and a lighting control sys-tem that provides and regulates power for runway and taxiway lighting throughout the airport. Divane Bros. READ MORE
October 2009
Casinos are in the process of transitioning their analog security and gaming surveillance systems into digital despite the economic downturn. A large percentage of gaming facilities, from Las Vegas to Atlantic City, N.J., will upgrade their systems in the coming year. READ MORE
September 2009
Museums house valuable items that generally are protected by surveillance. Occasionally, exhibits receive rock star attention in the media and require the best security technology offers. Earlier this year, the traveling “Tutankhamun and the Golden Age of the Pharaohs” drew nearly half a million visitors to the Atlanta Civic Center. READ MORE