January 2013: Construction Outlook


With doom and gloom being the predominant message regarding U.S. manufacturing these last few years,...

While Congress is preoccupied with sorting out financial issues, President Obama’s re-election is not likely...

The National Electrical Code requires that cabling must be removed if it isn’t properly tagged...

In 2012, you could have felt hopeful about the economy on any given day. Some...

In October, 20 exhibitors at the 2012 NECA Show in Las Vegas received Showstopper awards....

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| January 2013
In the ongoing national conversation about the role of clean, alternative sources of power, various measures exist to gauge the success of these industries in grabbing a bigge

| January 2013
Today’s electrical contractor plays an important role on the security team and provides critical talents and skills required to install and service security systems.

| January 2013
If you build it, they will come. That could be the axiom for a massive wind power transmission project planned offshore of the Mid-Atlantic.

| January 2013
Just as every new technology thrives on its own promise, drawbacks and flaws in the initial design also hold back progress.

| January 2013
Let’s look back on the topics my column has covered over the past year and test your understanding. My answers to these questions appear at the end of this column.