February 2016: Renovation/Retrofit


The interior of the White House in Barrington, Ill.

Of the millions of buildings 
in the United States, less than 3 percent—an estimated 90,000...

The proliferation of automatic lighting controls is creating demand for commissioning services, including functional testing....

Sometimes you just have to think big. When Pueblo, Colo.’s Dutch Clark Stadium needed a...

Black + Decker's first drill, 1916

This year marks the 100th anniversary of the portable electric drill’s invention. A century ago,...

Amprobe AMP-310

Electric motor failure can cause numerous problems, ranging from inefficient power use, equipment damage and...

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| February 2016
Last year proved to be busy in Washington, D.C. Our country witnessed one of the most productive legislative years on record.

| February 2016
In recent years, ladder-related injuries have been on the rise. It is estimated that more than 90,000 people are hospitalized annually as a result.

| February 2016
since the Venetian Gothic-
style 11-story Chicago Athletic Club building was completed in time for the World’s Columbian Exposition in 1893, it has been considered an architec

| February 2016
The beauty of technology lies in its ability to make something magnificent out of the mundane.

| February 2016
Green Generation Solutions (GreenGen), Bethesda, Md., retrofitted assisted-living facilities over several years to be greener and more energy-efficient, according to a Decembe