August 2011: The Rise of Prefabrication


It may be energy auditing. It may be retrocommissioning. It may be recertifying a...

Industry experts say modular building technologies—which allow for the prefabrication of modules in a...

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| August 2011
Fuel cells may not be commonplace, but they are more commercially available than ever before.

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| August 2011
To highlight the variability of the New England climate, Mark Twain once wrote, “If you don’t like the weather here, just wait a few minutes,” and the phrase has since been ap

| August 2011
Fiber optic advocates used to point to the copper types and snicker.

| August 2011
Most professional contractors are comfortable advising what building owners should include in an electrical design project; the contractors’ expertise is based on their years

| August 2011
As with other types of lighting, energy codes and legislation are influencing high-intensity discharge (HID) lighting—high-pressure sodium (HPS), metal halide (MH), and mercu