Electrical Contractor Magazine

July 2013: Green Construction Special Report

 

Lighting and control technology advances and creative daylighting implementation 
are propelling gre

We have seen it before in the movies—machines so smart they start to talk to each other and think fo

Energy-efficiency-based renovations are surging ahead of new construction lately as legislation and

When you think about it, today’s electrical contractor (EC) is an energy-efficiency adviser.

Market action


In a growing world of green building, energy-efficient design and sustainability, you might assume t

“Net-zero energy” 
is the new “LEED-certified” 
when it comes to environmental boasting rights for c

Though utility rebates on energy-efficient electrical products have waxed and waned during the past

The new Zero Net Energy Center in San Leandro, Calif. Credit: Chad Ziemendorf

You can’t create something out of nothing, but the Northern California Chapter, NECA and IBEW Local


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July 2013
“Net-zero energy” 
is the new “LEED-certified” 
when it comes to environmental boasting rights for commercial-building developers. READ MORE
July 2013
While Light-emitting diode (LED) general lighting continues to rapidly develop and transform the lighting industry, the organic LED light source, or OLED, offers equally drama READ MORE
July 2013
Energy-efficiency-based renovations are surging ahead of new construction lately as legislation and the sheer cost of energy encourage building owners to find ways to slash po READ MORE
July 2013
In the April issue of Electrical Contractor, several truck companies described features of their latest models marketed to electricians, electrical contracting companies and o READ MORE
July 2013
An electrical contractor, let’s call him Sparky Inc., was running into financial difficulty. READ MORE

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