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
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
Who wants to be without lights, heat, air conditioning or a working refrigerator? READ MORE
August 2013
Every electrical project is fraught with danger and risk. READ MORE
August 2013
Every time you purchase a fixed asset for your company, you attempt to evaluate which option provides the greatest return on your investment over its useful life. READ MORE
August 2013
No doubt superstorm Sandy was a profound wake-up call to electric utilities and government at all levels. READ MORE

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