Systems

 

 

Integrated electrical and low-voltage systems of all types—inside and outside a building—encompass the range of work that electrical contractors do. The articles in this section highlight different types of work, from security, fire and life safety, to traditional electrical power and distribution, to lighting, cabling and more. 

On November 2, the United States Department of Agriculture announced a $2.5-billion investment in rural electric infrastructure improvements. These funds will be used to support improvements in 27 states, with the hope of creating jobs and supporting economic development.

A variety of carts and reel carriers are available to hold and transport wire reels.

From shipping and arrival of wire supplies through installation, efficiently managing electric wire on the job can be the difference between a profit or loss.


I know from experience with contractors in the field that, when it comes to mass notification systems (MNS), being required to perform a risk analysis for the MNS ranks just above getting a root canal at the dentist’s office!


Like many technology markets, telecom has always been a hotbed of hype. Somebody is always talking up the latest and greatest technology that will revolutionize the market. Not too long ago, it was fiber-to-the-home (FTTH). Recently, wireless has been getting all the attention.


More on Systems

 
Living the Integrated Lifestyle

  If you catch yourself thinking more about convergence of low-voltage electrical systems with computer and information technology (IT), you’re in good company. The rest of the industry is, too.


READ MORE
 
Watch Wireless Grow

Technology advancements in the casino market People may assume that casinos are buzzing with all things technological. When it comes to actual gaming, that has not always been true.


READ MORE
 
Gotcha...on Film
by Staff |

Home video surveillance can provide evidence that can help law enforcement officials solve crimes.  According to St.


READ MORE
 
Upgrading the Infrastructure

Wireless technology is ready for deployment in hotel security Some members of the legal profession—those who specialize in plaintiffs’ liability lawsuits, for example—are licking their chops at the potential opportunities when hoteliers neglect the issue of door locks.


READ MORE
 
The IP Side of Casino Surveillance

Gaming, resorts and hospitality make the move to digital Nearly every casino in the United States is somewhere in the cumbersome transition from analog to digital recording and cameras for its surveillance systems.


READ MORE
 
Exploring Security Opportunities in the Lodging Industry

EVERY ELECTRICAL CONTRACTOR has at one time or another thought about ways to expand his or her business. Sometimes the day-to-day drill of operating a business keeps an electrical contractor from differentiating itself from the competition.


READ MORE
 
Working in the Fast Lane

Clients benefit from firm’s sound and communications expertise “We’re fast-track artists,”said Larry Frontino, president, Direct A/V Inc., Hawthorne, Calif. “Some contractors are good at fast track while others are good at submitting an RFI [request for information] and waiting three months for the


READ MORE

Pages

X