Jennifer Leah Stong-Michas

Freelance Writer

Jennifer Leah Stong-Michas is a freelance writer who lives in central Pennsylvania.

Articles by Jennifer Leah Stong-Michas

August 2007
As you well know, contractors no longer merely dropwire into a facility and call it a day. They have become the primary provider of all things related to electricity, power, communications, security and countless other systems-related work. READ MORE
July 2007
With building green comes the ongoing task of maintaining a green building. The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania was an early proponent of building green, and it remains an influence on the movement today. Because of Pennsylvania’s early involvement, it created a maintenance manual used by green builders throughout the country. READ MORE
July 2007
The amount of data in the world is piling up, making data centers a necessity. Even companies and organizations that may not be the traditional candidates for data centers are turning to them for data storage and management needs. READ MORE
June 2007
The role of commissioning in design/build In the traditional world of the built environment, commissioning has proven to be a beneficial tool in determining the true efficiency of a building. READ MORE
June 2007
Security issues with wireless technology READ MORE
June 2007
SInce Sept 11, 2001, there has been a multitude of advances in security, and measures are continually being added to further protect the country. In many instances, the implementation of existing security technology is becoming commonplace, and new mandates are taking shape. READ MORE
May 2007
Installation tips get the job done right Device and equipment failures are a sticky and sometimes sore subject for contractors. A lot of blame gets passed around. However, some manufacturers are proactively seeking the root cause of the problem, and contractors can work with those companies to help determine the best way to handle such occurrences and stave off future problems. Proactive approach READ MORE
May 2007
Using RF energy to actually power something Countless tech-oriented companies concentrate on solutions for new and emerging technologies. Powercast LLC, a small startup in Ligonier, Pa., stands out due to its technology platform that harnesses radio frequency (RF) energy and uses it to power or even recharge devices. READ MORE
April 2007
Blade servers are new area of interest for contractors: READ MORE