School systems are big spenders in the land of LANS Certain industries adapted to LANs quicker than others, but almost everyone eventually jumped on board. Nowadays, you would be hard-pressed to find a business that operates without some sort of LAN in place.
Risks include hackers, jamming and more The popularity of wireless networking continues to grow for both businesses and individuals. Wireless networking allows people to obtain data and share information anywhere there is a wireless access point without being tethered to the wired network.
A quiet conversation in a noisy room The explosion of wireless applications in recent years has resulted in concern that the radio frequency (RF) spectrum is not broad enough to support future demands.
Drug testing is more prevalent than it was just 10 years ago It’s not a popular subject for most electrical contractors. In fact, it tends to make employers and their electricians downright uncomfortable.
Prepare to deal with this emerging technology Radio frequency identification (RFID) technology is finding wide application in a variety of industries. Electrical contracting firms need to be aware of this new technology and how its customers can use it.
The corrections industry offers plenty of work for contractors As the population of prison inmates continues to grow, there is a corresponding challenge to design correctional facilities that can be built both quickly and on budget.
Online auctions present significant opportunities If you’re one of the millions of consumers who has caught the online auction bug, you already know that you can make—or save—some serious coin on the Web, simply by knowing your way around the online auction community.
Most people probably think the term “building renovation” is reserved for “This Old House” or historic-preservation showcases—a once-grand downtown theater. They’re important projects but make up a small part of the renovation sector.
This year should stay even with 2003, with a dip in housing and an upward blip in nonresidential. However, 2005 may be a big year all around. Bureau of Labor Statistics data claims 781,400 field workers were employed in electrical construction, on average, from July through September of 2000.
A retail clothing store advertises, “An educated consumer is our best customer.” Prices are adjusted weekly, and if you know the value of designer merchandise on the racks, you can get some very good bargains.