February 2011: Renovation


Part 1 of this series covered the most significant National Electrical Code (NEC)...

The nation’s nearly 130 million homes generate more than 20 percent of our...

While the term “retrocommissioning” (RCx) is being heard with more frequency, electrical contractors...

Electrical contractors have seen the bright lights of opportunity borne by involvement...

If you have a problem related to the National Electrical Code (NEC),...

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| February 2011
As I have mentioned in this column before, upgrades and renovations to existing fire alarm systems are a consistent opportunity for electrical contractors to find work in this

| February 2011
During these tough economic times, contractors are looking for ways to expand their business beyond the traditional installation and wiring of power systems.

| February 2011
It’s that time of year when the average temperature has dropped. No matter where you live in the Northern Hemisphere, you experience a sometimes dramatic dip in temperature.

| February 2011
When inspiration strikes, I like to select certain sections and articles in the National Electrical Code (NEC) that apply to a particular subject and look at their applicatio

| February 2011
I hope last month’s column convinced you to purchase an in-screen computer takeoff application, and you are now on your way to becoming a paperless estimator.