June 2013: Cabling, Communications and Controls

 

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

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Wireless technology is certainly getting attention these days. We’ve covered the extensive range of new...

Do you keep up with new fire alarm systems technology developments? If you do, you...

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

Termination of installed optical fiber cables has always been perceived as a difficult, expensive, time-consuming...

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

Contractors that install underground power telecommunications cable often must work in easements already crowded with...

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


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Upfront cost is one of the biggest challenges for commercial building owners interested in energy-efficiency upgrades and renewable-energy installations.

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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.

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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.

| June 2013
Much as they might seem like antiques when scattered among children’s electronic toys and games, wooden alphabet blocks have remained a constant in American family living for

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Termination of installed optical fiber cables has always been perceived as a difficult, expensive, time-consuming process that discouraged some contractors from developing in-

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