August 2013: BIM, D/B and IPD

 

Monitoring-based commissioning (MBCx) may not be a popularly known practice in the building community right...

Electrical contractors’ participation in design/build (D/B) projects continues to increase annually, with 36 percent of...

A select audience of industry practitioners and university researchers recently gathered in Kansas City, Mo.,...

Contractors have been using rudimentary building-information modeling (BIM) tools since the 1970s to design installations...

As we enter the fall, crops are ready for harvest, the leaves on trees are...

Who wants to be without lights, heat, air conditioning or a working refrigerator? Try asking...

In 2009, the General Services Administration (GSA), which delivers federal workplaces, turned its attention to...

Drill driver holster from Joseph Hofer Jr.

Every month, Jack Pullizzi picks the top four Ideas That Work submitted by you, ELECTRICAL...


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August 2013
“What is NFPA 72?” That sounds like a straightforward question, right? At least, we would like to think so. READ MORE
August 2013
In June 2008, a four-person crew began work to upgrade existing 7,200-volt (V) power lines by installing new 15-kilovolt (kV) switches and removing the old switches. READ MORE
August 2013
As we enter the fall, crops are ready for harvest, the leaves on trees are turning color, the evenings have a slight chill, baseball season is nearing an end, football season READ MORE
August 2013
Every electrical project is fraught with danger and risk. READ MORE
August 2013
Who wants to be without lights, heat, air conditioning or a working refrigerator? READ MORE

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