July 2013: Green Construction Special Report

 

Lighting and control technology advances and creative daylighting implementation 
are propelling green lighting practices. ECs...

We have seen it before in the movies—machines so smart they start to talk to...

Energy-efficiency-based renovations are surging ahead of new construction lately as legislation and the sheer cost...

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

Market action


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

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

Though utility rebates on energy-efficient electrical products have waxed and waned during the past 20...

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...


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| July 2013
Within the larger movement 
of green power, the fledgling tidal-energy industry has yet to make its proverbial big splash.

| July 2013
Despite the growing popularity of solar and wind power, the two renewable technologies still suffer from one glaring weakness: both generate power at nature’s mercy.


| July 2013
We have seen it before in the movies—machines so smart they start to talk to each other and think for themselves, to the point where they even turn against 
the humans who 
cr

| July 2013
Your employees work with an abundance of hand and power tools. You can help keep them safe by ensuring they are well-versed in common-sense tool safety.

| July 2013
Market research and consulting firm Navigant Research has found consumer motivations and government influence drive the demand for innovative new products to save energy throu

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