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
When today’s energy developers look offshore, most of them are concerned with oil and natural gas reserves lying beneath the ocean floor and the winds blowing a hundred or mor 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
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. READ MORE


August 2013