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
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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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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
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With regard to using submetering practices and smart meters to save energy, the old adage, “What gets measured gets done,” requires the qualifier, “only if someone does it.” N READ MORE

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