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
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.

| June 2013
Requirements for electrical wiring in hazardous (classified) locations are more restrictive than in the rules for wiring in general types of occupancies.

| June 2013
Upfront cost is one of the biggest challenges for commercial building owners interested in energy-efficiency upgrades and renewable-energy installations.

| 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.

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| June 2013
Wireless technology is certainly getting attention these days.

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