February 2012: Renovation


Energy modeling, according to the American Institute of Architects (AIA), is the practice of...

The U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) reports that more than one-fourth of its...

The United States is aging, and its buildings are getting older, too. Because of...

Surveying the current state of his market, Phil Rose, president of Milwaukee-based Roman Electric...

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| February 2012
Healthcare employers added 17,000 jobs in November 2011, and they’ve been adding an average of 27,000 jobs per month since December 2010, according to a recent Bureau of Labor

| February 2012
In the past few cycles of the National Electrical Code (NEC), there have been numerous and substantial changes involving dwelling-unit receptacles and lighting outlets in 210.

| February 2012
In the November 2011 issue, I wrote about the rewrite of Section 250.30(A)(1) through (A)(8) in the 2011 National Electrical Code (NEC).

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| February 2012
When sizing conductors, the number of current-carrying conductors installed in a raceway or cable must be considered.

| February 2012
Lightning storms occur 130 days per year on average in Florida’s “Lightning Alley,” making it one of the most dangerous areas in the United States with respect to weather-rela