January 2011: Construction Outlook


The economic recovery, almost without exception, has been coming slower than snail’s pace...

When football fans come to New Meadowlands Stadium in East Rutherford, N.J., they...

What happened to the recovery experts predicted in 2010? “That early stage of...

After one of the toughest employment years in recent history, with many electricians...

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| January 2011
In the quest to transform the use of electricity in the United States, efficiency measures face some of the same obstacles to widespread adoption as their green-energy cousin

| January 2011
When selective coordination is critical, e.g., minimizing the extent of an outage, a common design practice is to use a main circuit breaker without an instantaneous tripping

| January 2011
After five years of construction—which is considered fast for this type of project—the Trans Bay Cable (TBC) under the San Francisco Bay went into commercial service in late N

| January 2011
A network more powerful than the Internet, while perhaps inconceivable right now, is just one of many potentially life-changing applications for wireless sensor networks (WSN)