August 2012: New Roles for Today's Contractor


The federal government’s many agencies commonly accept the design/build project delivery method advantages, but...

Lean and green could be your best “best practice” when planning and executing jobs...

With the economy still reeling from the effects of recession, unemployment, and wavering business...

Across the country, electrical contractors currently are or will be garnering contracts to upgrade...

Companies that understand how to collaborate effectively and how to share the right information...

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| August 2012
Efficiency and conservation have become well-established elements of the green power movement, and, in that regard, smart meters have become one of the primary tools to help c

| August 2012
Part of every significant construction project and major renovation should be the commissioning of the electrical systems (or recommissioning for renovations) along with the

| August 2012
The sustainable energy movement is full of surprises. Naturally occurring sources of power are always ready to emerge from the most unlikely global elements.

| August 2012
It’s almost an axiom that new technologies often get their start in the military. Take the Internet.

| August 2012
It’s no secret that, with deeper systems integration, new technologies, and a focus on efficient and alternative energies, the electrical industry is growing and changing in w