April 2017: Residential


For electrical contractors 
specializing in bread-and-butter residential projects, such as changing out light switches and...

Tiny houses are having their moment. They have their own television shows, magazines and festivals...

As the Solar-technology industry tries to become more flexible to meet the needs of the...

Apple HomeKit

According to a 2016 industry study by Zion Research, the U.S. market for home automation...

Milwaukee Tool offers a full line of SDS plus cordless rotary hammers.

A hammer drill may be sufficient for drilling small-diameter holes in soft masonry, some metals...

According to the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), more than 360 million troffers (named for...

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| April 2017
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) recently issued a final rule modifying a 40-year-old standard pertaining to exposure to beryllium and beryllium compou

| April 2017
Renewable power owes its appeal to promises such as infinite resources and zero carbon emissions.

| April 2017
While low-voltage cable often refers to what is used to wire audiovisual and fire alarm equipment, it also describes lower voltage electric grid distribution cable, as contras

| April 2017
As the solar-energy industry gears up to add more generating capacity than any other source this year, a Pew Research Center survey, “Public Opinion on Renewables and Other En

| April 2017
While renewable power and efficiency are top-tier priorities for utilities in this age of energy innovation, insufficient infrastructure and power outages are an equally impor