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
In this column, I analyze the energy opportunities identified in previous articles from a technical, cost and payback standpoint. READ MORE
June 2012
On the May 14, 2012, Washington, D.C., Mayor Vincent Gray joined officials from the District Departments of Transportation (DDOT) and Environment (DDOE) to replace the last o READ MORE
June 2012
To get an idea of how estimators operate, we continue last month’s discussion with H. READ MORE
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Leviton Manufacturing Co., the Melville, N.Y., producer of electrical and electronic wiring devices and ground-fault circuit interrupters (GFCIs), announced the International READ MORE
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After much technical discussion in Code-Making Panel 4 and an appeal to the NFPA Standards Council, the requirements for a new product involving photovoltaic (PV) installatio READ MORE

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