In today’s fast-paced world, business travelers need to stay in constant communication with the office. Even when on vacation, people want to access the Internet, as well as their professional and personal e-mails.
For every sweltering summer there is a bone-chilling winter. In construction, contractors enjoyed tremendous growth and profitability during the late 1990s and early part of this new century. While it lasted, the ride generated widespread prosperity.
By Rick Laezman Schoolchildren in New York State are learning about the benefits of solar power in their own school buildings. The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERD) has launched a program to install new solar systems in 50 schools statewide.
Tera-what? The title of this article alone may have you reeling through your memory because you just know you remember that term from somewhere. But where? This is not an uncommon response, since the Terabit phenomenon seems to have slipped to the back burner for a while.
How many times have you been to a large corporate complex and struggled to hear an announcement on the public address system? Now consider the same sound system and the dangers when the listener is instructed in emergency evacuation procedures.
Utility providers routinely bury electrical and communications cable and the conduit in which cable is placed for protection. And for years, trenching and vibratory plowing were the primary methods contractors used for underground construction.
Bethesda, Md., Nov. 1, 200'–ELECTRICAL CONTRACTOR magazine was recognized by the magazine publishing industry for its coveted Silver Award in the Best Redesign (B-to-B over 35,000 circulation) category.
The National Association of Electrical Distributors (NAED) released an open letter to the electrical industry urging all electrical manufacturers to begin providing and maintaining accurate and timely pricing data through the Industry Data Warehouse (IDW).
Experiences in California and Texas notwithstanding, some members of the energy community are holding fast to their belief in a competitive, deregulated energy market. The Energy Advisory Board (EAB), appointed last year by U.S.
Though the daily business pages of our nation's newspapers are peppered with headlines such as "Indexes hit new lows for the year," construction spending by the nation's schools experienced a $41.5 billion, or 14 percent increase in 2001, according to American School and University (AS&U) magazi
An electrical contracting company is worthless on a job site without the proper people and the right tools. Equipping skilled employees with the appropriate tools and equipment at the right time is the difference between profits and disaster.
At June’s AEC Systems event—the biggest annual technology show for architecture, engineering and construction—a presentation focused on the 5 1/2-year design and construction of the Seattle Seahawks’ new football home. Speakers were soaked in prestige: Two from Turner Corp. (largest U.S.
The introduction of fiber optics revolutionized the voice, video and data world. Clearer signals, better durability, improved serviceability and material availability allowed an explosion of this market.
Summer is just about over but electrical contractors are still feeling the heat. There’s a deadline approaching on a lot of vital household repairs—ones that might have been long neglected but must now be rectified by experts.