June 2014: Cabling & Controls

 

For roughly a century, electrical contractors (ECs) have used copper or aluminum wiring. Their coexistence...

Once known as demand-side management, the implementation of products and practices designed to modify electricity...

Planning


As with any project, a communications cabling project requires comprehensive management. Project management for cabling...

The changing role of technology


The United States’ 114 million households and more than 4.7 million commercial buildings currently account...

Don’t leave savings on the table


When commissioning a high-performance building, one element of lighting control is sometimes left out: the...

Gardner Bender's Ultra Brutus 10,000-pound cable puller

It is difficult to imagine wiring a large commercial project without using an electrically powered...

Dr. Thomas E. Glavinich passed away after a lengthy battle with cancer on Sunday, April...

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Efficient electric energy storage (EES) has always been both technically challenging and expensive, like capturing...


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Solar power alone won’t solve America’s energy woes. Thousands of acres of wind farms won’t get the job done either. READ MORE

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