August 2013: BIM, D/B and IPD


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

Electrical contractors’ participation in design/build (D/B) projects continues to increase annually,

A select audience of industry practitioners and university researchers recently gathered in Kansas C

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

As we enter the fall, crops are ready for harvest, the leaves on trees are turning color, the evenin

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

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

Drill driver holster from Joseph Hofer Jr.

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

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August 2013
Monitoring-based commissioning (MBCx) may not be a popularly known practice in the building community right now, but it may be soon. READ MORE
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August 2013
Today, there are many companies and organizations struggling to keep up with technology and maximize their systems and profit potentials. READ MORE
August 2013
Retailers are considering upgrading to directional light-emitting diode (LED) replacement lamps; however, lacking relevant education, they are making these decisions primarily READ MORE
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. READ MORE
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August 2013
Debates within the organizations that develop the power quality standards will probably continue for years about why “power” isn’t really the subject of the standards. READ MORE


August 2013