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...

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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
In a growing world of green building, energy-efficient design and sustainability, you might assume the number of high-performance buildings is approaching the norm.

| July 2013
Though utility rebates on energy-efficient electrical products have waxed and waned during the past 20 years as a function of the economy and legislative landscape, experts co

| July 2013
Perhaps nothing showcases technology’s ability to innovate and change lives better than the science behind 
renewable power.

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The new Zero Net Energy Center in San Leandro, Calif. Credit: Chad Ziemendorf, California Governor Edmund G. Brown speaks at the ribbon-cutting ceremony on May 30. Credit: Chad Ziemendorf, Credit: Chad Ziemendorf, , , , ,
| July 2013
You can’t create something out of nothing, but the Northern California Chapter, NECA and IBEW Local 595 were determined to zero-out their energy bill for their new training fa

| July 2013
It is interesting to monitor how the biennial “Profile of the Electrical Contractor” research study has changed over the years.

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