Russ Munyan

Freelance Writer

Russ Munyan is a freelance writer in Olathe, Kan., specializing in technical and business writing. He can be reached at

Articles by Russ Munyan

October 2007
The good news in the 1990s at Oklahoma City’s Will Rogers World Airport was commercial air traffic was booming. The bad news was the capacity of every function was challenged in the 1960s-era terminal’s twin concourses—especially during peak business hours. Overall traffic was growing consistently every year. READ MORE
September 2007
Are you wondering how big and fast-growing the data center industry is? Ask yourself that question the next time you make a purchase with a charge or debit card. Or search the Internet. Or visit your bank (in person or online). Or see your doctor. Or the next time you do ... well ... almost anything. READ MORE
September 2007
Labor Day and the end of summer bring changes every year in the Midwest … the colors and fragrance of fall, students returning to school, and, for many communities, the end of swimming fun and exercise. But for the community of Rocky River, Ohio, the change this year is that there will not be a change in continued access to a community aquatics center. READ MORE
July 2007
LEED Green Building Rating System… California Title 24… ASHRAE 90.1... Not only is the building industry learning a new vocabulary, but the green revolution is creating a complete new set of expectations, standards, regulations, codes, and, in short, a new way of doing things for electrical contractors. READ MORE
June 2007
Remember the early days of networking and Ethernet cabling? Many of us stood in awe in the 1980s as we struggled to wrap our minds around the notion of personal computers talking to each other and sharing files at a staggering rate of 10 megabits per second. READ MORE
June 2007
Imagine the state of the country during the Cold War in the 1950s. As that never-fought conflict was warming up early in the decade, U.S. military leaders feared a possible attack on North America by enemy bombers. In response, the U.S. Air Force began opening air bases in the northern United States. READ MORE
June 2007
Managing business communications in the 21st century READ MORE
April 2007
Electrical contractors have more at stake when working in healthcare than just doing quality electrical and low-voltage work. More than 2 million patients a year in U.S. hospitals acquire infections while they are hospitalized for other health problems, and 88,000 die as a result. About 5,000 of those deaths are related to construction and maintenance practices. READ MORE
April 2007
The diverse future of structured cabling: READ MORE