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
Here is some promising news for electrical contractors and the entire industry: a study by the Rexel Foundation found that American consumers are driving the adoption of energ

| August 2013
Every electrical project is fraught with danger and risk.

| 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.

| August 2013
As the quest continues for new ways to store renewable power, making it a more competitive source of energy on a massive scale, the search for capable storage materials become

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