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...


Sort by
July 2013
When you think about it, today’s electrical contractor (EC) is an energy-efficiency adviser. It may be a matter of reinvention, but it’s a logical destination. READ MORE
July 2013
Nearly two-thirds of U.S energy executives now believe the United States can reach energy independence by 2030, eliminating dependency on foreign oil. READ MORE
July 2013
An electrical contractor, let’s call him Sparky Inc., was running into financial difficulty. READ MORE
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.
 READ MORE
July 2013
It is interesting to monitor how the biennial “Profile of the Electrical Contractor” research study has changed over the years. READ MORE

Pages

July 2013