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
In a recent keynote address, Robert Catell, chairman of the New York State Smart Grid Consortium, characterized the state of the electric grid in a way that he knew his audien

| February 2011
As I discussed in last month’s column, Article 310, covering conductors for general wiring, has been totally rewritten for the 2011 National Electrical Code (NEC).

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| February 2011
Data centers are ideal markets for the electrical contractor because they have a lot of communications cabling and require vast numbers of power cables for the digital electro

| February 2011
In some ways, it seems as though nuclear power plants are the Energizer Bunny of electric-generating technology—they just keep going.

| February 2011
In the face of the juggernaut moving toward green power, one question looms unanswered: What will become of coal?