Claire Swedberg

Freelance Writer

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

Articles by Claire Swedberg

December 2006
Vendors strive to identify and meet the needs of ECs: There is a head-spinning amount of software options for electrical contractors today ranging from estimating to automating to integration of all facets of a very large business; somewhere in the midst of the many options, contractors need to look hard at their operations, locate the snags and find out what software system or suite of systems c READ MORE
December 2006
Convergence among security, lighting, energy management and other disciplines is growing in a host of financial and retail institutions; As more security integrators appear on the scene to solve retailer and banking problems—both from the physical security and information technology (IT) side—contractors have the choice to step back or jump in. READ MORE
November 2006
Backup power for commercial/industrial/institutional (CII) facilities READ MORE
November 2006
Quantum Electric reworks Bellevue ICU READ MORE
November 2006
Partnership extends Direct A/V’s reach Until 2004, HBO’s West Coast office was at the top of a Century City, Calif., high-rise. The office—where decisions were made and original television programs and movies were screened—was due for a change, according to HBO’s director of West Coast facilities, David Greenwood. READ MORE
November 2006
Phoenix light rail system under construction READ MORE
October 2006
Gaming, resorts and hospitality make the move to digital Nearly every casino in the United States is somewhere in the cumbersome transition from analog to digital recording and cameras for its surveillance systems. How far along they are in that shift depends on state standards, the size and age of the existing security infrastructure and what a casino owner is willing to spend. READ MORE
October 2006
Partnership extends contracting reach Until 2004, HBO’s West Coast office was at the top of a Century City, Calif., high-rise. The office—where decisions were made and original television programs and movies were screened—was due for a change, according to HBO’s director of West Coast facilities, David Greenwood. READ MORE
October 2006
KNOWLEDGABLE CONTRACTORS HAVE AN ADVANTAGE: training has given them the leg up for decades. But as technology changes and the needs of end-users evolve with it, ensuring your electricians can provide the best quality work is more difficult. Skilled training requires more effort than it used to. READ MORE

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