June 2012: Green Building Special Report

 

You’ve heard the claims: This product will save electrical energy! If you install this...

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

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

For years, the United States has been looking for ways to end its addiction...

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

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

The original intent of this month’s column was to discuss fiber use in...


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| June 2012
Participants at one of my recent workshops had questions pertaining to reverse-fed transformers (back-fed).

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| June 2012
A few months ago, I was driving home from the Los Angeles area and suddenly found myself surrounded by thousands of wind turbines lining both sides of Interstate 10.

| June 2012
Bolstering its reputation as an energy trendsetter and, at the same time, putting a positive spin on the narrative of one of the darkest chapters in its history, the Golden St

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| June 2012
If you have a problem related to the National Electrical Code (NEC), are experiencing difficulty in understanding a Code requirement, or are wondering why or if such a requir

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When sizing conductors, more is involved than just looking at Table 310.15(B)(16) in the National Electrical Code (NEC) and selecting a copper or aluminum conductor with the

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