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
Every month, we pick the top Ideas That Work submitted by you, ELECTRICAL CONTRACTOR readers.

| April 2017
On the mind of many employers over the past year or so has been what was informally known as the "Volks Rule," a regulatory response by OSHA to the U.S.

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Monumental video growth continues in every sector, ranging from small business to mission critical.

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| April 2017
According to a 2016 survey conducted by the National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA), facility managers in New York City who benchmark the energy use of their buil