June 2014: Cabling & Controls

 

For roughly a century, electrical contractors (ECs) have used copper or aluminum wiring.

Once known as demand-side management, the implementation of products and practices designed to modif

Planning


As with any project, a communications cabling project requires comprehensive management.

The changing role of technology


The United States’ 114 million households and more than 4.7 million commercial buildings currently a

Don’t leave savings on the table


When commissioning a high-performance building, one element of lighting control is sometimes left ou

Gardner Bender's Ultra Brutus 10,000-pound cable puller

It is difficult to imagine wiring a large commercial project without using an electrically powered c

Dr. Thomas E. Glavinich passed away after a lengthy battle with cancer on Sunday, April 27, 2014.

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Efficient electric energy storage (EES) has always been both technically challenging and expensive,


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Craig Bernecker, Ph.D., director, Lighting Education Institute and professor at Parsons The New School for Design, recently gave a talk as part of the ongoing Philips Lighting READ MORE
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Efficient electric energy storage (EES) has always been both technically challenging and expensive, like capturing lightning in a bottle. READ MORE
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Once known as demand-side management, the implementation of products and practices designed to modify electricity consumption are proven methods for electricity providers and READ MORE
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Solar power alone won’t solve America’s energy woes. Thousands of acres of wind farms won’t get the job done either. READ MORE
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Having successfully completed a series of good-sized service jobs for a company he described as a great customer, a prominent electrical contractor (who wishes to remain anony READ MORE

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