February 2014: Net-Zero

 

Improving the efficiency of our nation’s buildings certainly isn’t a new goal. The energy crisis...

Chicago's historic Palmer House Hilton is the nation's longest continuously operating hotel.

Renovations play a critical role in the long-term, strategic planning of single and chain hotel...

For millennia, charlatans have claimed to see the future. Of course, the future is unknown,...

This article returns to the topic of my December 2013 column, which dealt with...

Electrical contractors (ECs) know that, first and foremost, the removal of abandoned cable is a...

The most important renewable-energy source in the United States is most frequently overlooked. Wind and...

Linear LED lighting is finding its way into classroom settings and offices.

With an urgent demand for energy efficiency, lighting continues to stake its claim as a...

Greenlee fish tape

The purpose of a fish tape hasn’t changed over time. Just like the first enclosed...


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Chicago's historic Palmer House Hilton is the nation's longest continuously operating hotel., Kelso-Burnett Co. worked on the 2009 renovation, which featured major infrastructure upgrades; renovation and the addition of retail space, a new restaurant, bars and banquet facility., , There were four ceilings in the Palmer House's Potter Lounge restaurant, which is indicative of the types of surprises contractors may come across in historic buildings.
| February 2014
Renovations play a critical role in the long-term, strategic planning of single and chain hotel properties nationally.

| February 2014
This article returns to the topic of my December 2013 column, which dealt with some of the changes that occurred to 210.12 for arc-fault circuit interrupters (AFCI) in the 201

Greenlee fish tape, Ideal Tuff-Grip steel fish tape, Klein Tools' GlowRod fish tape
| February 2014
The purpose of a fish tape hasn’t changed over time.

| February 2014
The most important renewable-energy source in the United States is most frequently overlooked.

| February 2014
Wind and solar power’s intermittency is one of the biggest knocks against the two burgeoning industries.

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