June 2012: Green Building Special Report


You’ve heard the claims: This product will save electrical energy!

Thus far, the structure and integrity of the grid have limited the deployment and effectiveness of i

After engineer David Kaneda’s firm moved into its own self-designed zero-energy building, an analysi

For years, the United States has been looking for ways to end its addiction to fossil fuels and crea

Everyone is selling something, whether it’s a physical product or an intangible, such as professiona

In this column, I analyze the energy opportunities identified in previous articles from a technical,

The original intent of this month’s column was to discuss fiber use in the smart grid, but I have f

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June 2012
Like all renewables, photovoltaics (PVs) are in a constant state of innovation. READ MORE
June 2012
In the United States, more than 1 million people over the age of 40 are blind, and an additional 2.4 million are visually impaired to some degree. READ MORE
June 2012
You can never get too much of a good thing. That seems to be what Americans are thinking when it comes to their wireless connectivity. READ MORE
Editors' Pick
June 2012
It never fails. Five minutes before the end of the workday on Friday, the phone rings. READ MORE
June 2012
New opportunities for marketing electrical contracting services are showing up in some unusual places these days, including the back acreage of airports and certain dark, draf READ MORE


June 2012