July 2012: The Profile of the Electrical Contractor


The protracted climb out of the recession continues with modest, incremental improvement. Residential construction...

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| July 2012
The commercial construction market, in general, remains anemic, with one exception: data centers.

| July 2012
Analysis from Verdantix, an independent analyst focused on energy, environment and sustainability issues for business, shows that the market for carbon and energy management

| July 2012
Lately, inspectors from a third-party inspection company have been asking me about determining the number of circuits required for outlets installed in dwelling units.

| July 2012
One year after a retrofit project, the Empire State Building has exceeded its year-one energy-efficiency guarantee by 5 percent, saving $2.4 million.

| July 2012
Because of the large number of customers, employees, and merchandise in continuous motion in the retail market, retailers must use various tools and technologies to meet secu