August 2010: Design/Build


Integrated project delivery (IPD) is defined by the American Institute of Architects (AIA)...

Standard 189.1, the Standard for the Design of High-Performance, Green Buildings Except Low-Rise...

(Editor's Note: This article is a follow-up to Joe Kelly's full profile...

Last month’s column used the BP oil spill as an example of the...

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| August 2010
The electrical contractor’s role in fiber optic design/build projects is important.

| August 2010
Too often, when it comes to electrical safety on the job site, it is assumed that the protection is only about electricians or those working around live wires.

| August 2010
Last month, I updated you on how the National Electrical Contractors Association (NECA) is using the Internet to improve communications, education and networking.

| August 2010
The term “smart grid” is getting a lot of use these days, with related stimulus funding reaching into the billions of dollars and the popular press promising Jetsons-like adv

| August 2010
Splicing fiber optic cables is the main means of connecting fibers in outside plant installations and is even used in some premises applications, but it is not as familiar to