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


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.


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

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June 2014
Despite growing popularity, renewables still face challenges. The list includes such hurdles as high installation costs and intermittency. READ MORE
June 2014
Article 450 in the National Electrical Code (NEC) covers requirements for transformers. READ MORE
June 2014
A new report by the Edison Electric Institute (EEI) shows that investor-owned electric utilities continue to make significant investments to build needed and beneficial transm READ MORE
June 2014
The house of tomorrow is now 90 percent here, according to Michael Koenig. READ MORE
June 2014
As in any industry, the landscape of utilities is always changing. READ MORE


June 2014