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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| June 2013
In March 2012, the International Code Council (ICC) announced the availability of the International Green Construction Code (IgCC), a new model code for constructing and remod

| June 2013
Like bid listing, bid depositories are another method of fighting the practice of bid shopping. Let’s briefly review what happens on bid day because of bid shopping.

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| 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.

| June 2013
Now that we’ve covered the test equipment and learned how to estimate the measured loss using a loss budget, it’s time for one more related topic: creating the test conditions

| June 2013
Do you keep up with new fire alarm systems technology developments? If you do, you will have an edge when you speak with customers about their fire alarm system needs.

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