June 2013: Cabling, Communications and Controls


Falls are still the top cause of serious injuries and deaths for Americans at work.

What kind of contractor?

Wireless technology is certainly getting attention these days.

Do you keep up with new fire alarm systems technology developments?

Upfront cost is one of the biggest challenges for commercial building owners interested in energy-ef

Termination of installed optical fiber cables has always been perceived as a difficult, expensive, t

When it comes to building controls, don’t be on the outside looking in when you can join the party.

Contractors that install underground power telecommunications cable often must work in easements alr

Like many engineering disciplines, the fire protection world is built on tradition.

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June 2013
As digital technology occupies an ever-widening space in our daily lives, the prospect of total digital control over the household does not seem too far-fetched. READ MORE
June 2013
Many of the articles that I write for this magazine originate as questions that I receive as I travel, by phone, or come to me as emails. READ MORE
June 2013
Imcorp, provider of the Factory Grade test for power cable systems, recently released its 2012 Annual Cable System Quality Rating for utility-scale renewable-energy sites. READ MORE
June 2013
As a general rule in the National Electrical Code (NEC), the ampere rating of the overcurrent device (fuse or breaker) must not be less than the ampacity of the conductor. READ MORE
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June 2013
Data centers first appeared in the 1970s as mainframe computing environments. Their design is still evolving to best operate efficiently and reliably. READ MORE


June 2013