July 2017: Green Construction Practices


Resiliency has become an important component for today’s coastal green buildings. Warren Hall, California State University East Bay’s LEED Platinum student and faculty support center, was built for occupant safety and long-term seismic strength.

The accelerating adoption of green building practices may transform sustainable construction from movement to norm....

Right about now, the first of Tesla’s heavily promoted Model 3 electric vehicles...

The Bullitt Center’s 575 rooftop solar panels and solar canopies produce 230,000 kilowatt-hours per year.

Today, some buildings can produce more energy than they use. Spurred by successful net-zero energy...

Macy’s distribution facility in Minooka, Ill.

Thanks to increasing adoption of renewable energy, declining market costs of many renewable technologies, and...

Filling out paperwork and documenting your company’s work may be one of the more mundane...

Student veterans returning from the recent conflicts in Afghanistan and Iraq with emotional or physical...

Greenlee’s portable work bench

Owners and managers of electrical contracting companies are always alert to tools and equipment that...

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| July 2017
Most of the national headlines these days revolve around controversial, polarizing pieces of legislation.

| July 2017
The National Electrical Contractors Association (NECA) is proud to be considered the trusted voice of the electrical construction industry that brings power, light and communi

| July 2017
Prescription opioid abuse has been a major health problem in the United States for the last 25 years and is now in the news almost daily.

| July 2017
The marriage of digital technology, renewable energy and efficiency has been highly disruptive to the traditional utility business model.

| July 2017
New software created by Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL), the University of Tennessee and Jacksonville State University in Alabama is designed to eliminate a challenge in