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.

| August 2013
No doubt superstorm Sandy was a profound wake-up call to electric utilities and government at all levels.

| August 2013
At a recent training presentation on wiring for healthcare facilities, there was a question about protection for the emergency system in a hospital.

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| August 2013
With the electrical industry’s biggest trade show—NECA 2013—coming to Washington, D.C., Oct. 12-15, there’s plenty to do and see.

| 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.

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