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
After engineer David Kaneda’s firm moved into its own self-designed zero-energy building, an analysis of the zero-energy claim revealed that their photocopiers, printers, cloc READ MORE
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 READ MORE
June 2012
For years, the United States has been looking for ways to end its addiction to fossil fuels and create a greener, cleaner and safer environment. READ MORE
June 2012
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 READ MORE
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. READ MORE

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