Electrical Contractor Magazine

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
To get an idea of how estimators operate, we continue last month’s discussion with H. READ MORE
June 2012
Despite the rhetoric, popular sentiment and public policies favoring green power, it may be surprising to realize that alternative-energy industries are still the underdog in READ MORE
June 2012
On July 14, 2012, Department of Energy (DOE) standards covering many popular incandescent reflector lamps will take effect, eliminating a majority of lamps from the market in READ MORE
June 2012
Competitive environments breed innovation and evolution, and California, with the most stringent energy-efficiency goals of all the United States, establishes many trends. READ MORE
June 2012
You’ve heard the claims: This product will save electrical energy! READ MORE

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