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
At the 2012 NECA Show in Las Vegas last fall, ELECTRICAL CONTRACTOR's editor, Andrea Klee, and Publisher, John Maisel, handed out the Showstoppers awards to the winners. 

| January 2013
Table 310.15(B)(16) (formerly Table 310.16) in the National Electrical Code (NEC) provides allowable ampacities for insulated conductors rated up to and including 2,000 volts

| January 2013
A recent study by the consulting firm Clean Power Research showed that solar power in New Jersey and Pennsylvania delivers value to the electric grid that exceeds its cost by

| January 2013
If the high installation cost of solar photovoltaics (PV) has been the one thing preventing it from being a completely viable clean-energy alternative, the industry may finall

| January 2013
If you have a problem related to the National Electrical Code (NEC), are experiencing difficulty in understanding a Code requirement, or are wondering why or if such a require