February 2015: Renaissance Renovation


Simply stated, the Sistine Chapel is a really big room with many remarkable paintings, but...

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is gearing up for some aggressive policy goals...

“Space matters” is the new mantra as the office concept undergoes some radical rethinking. Today,...

Green building trends have affected nearly every sector of the construction and renovation market, and...

According to “The Federal Commitment to Green Building: Experiences and Expectations” report from the Department...

Southwire WIMpull CoilPAK cart

For years, wire supplies have been rolled around in drums for storage, shipping and transporting...

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| February 2015
Light-emitting diode (LED) technology seems to be all the rage in the lighting industry, and those in the know are more than aware of its many benefits.

| February 2015
It was only recently that incandescent lamps were rendered obsolete. Now fluorescent lamps are due for an upgrade.

| February 2015
The intermittent nature of some forms of renewables—solar and especially wind—make storage technology an essential ingredient of their success.

| February 2015
In the larger quest to address climate change and energy use, efficiency plays a major role. Within the realm of efficiency, buildings have become a major focal point.

| February 2015
On Jan. 12, 2015, passengers on a Washington Metropolitan Transit Authority (WMATA) Metrorail train were trapped for some 40 minutes in the tunnels between two downtown D.C.