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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3,000A clamp-on CT, Rogowski coil or flex probe, Hall-effect current probe
| 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.

| August 2013
During the week of Nik Wallenda’s tightrope walk across the Grand Canyon, my wife mentioned the stunt several times, so we ended up watching it on TV on June 23, 2013.

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, This framework depicting Infrastructure is critical because it provides a more universal look at what encompasses the infrastructure for today’s global economy rather than what many people hold as the traditional definition of infrastructure (roads, bridges, railroads, and maybe the power grid).  Economic development decisions affecting regional sustainability must include all facets of infrastructure in order for them to be viable.  –James Carlini
| August 2013
Today, there are many companies and organizations struggling to keep up with technology and maximize their systems and profit potentials.

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