June 2011: Green Building Special Report

 

The solar-power industry faces many challenges, and not all of them are of the...

With solar and wind energies maturing as recognized alternative-power sources, there are other alternatives...


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| June 2011
In the Herculean effort to wean the nation off fossil fuels, energy efficiency and renewable power share a common obstacle: cost.

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| June 2011
Last month, I mentioned the poor quality of some fiber optic patchcords I tested. This month, I examine the subject of cable quality, both fiber and copper.

| June 2011
When selling any type of electrical system, including fire and life safety systems, you can get caught up in a sales dilemma: you need the work, but you feel you must reduce y

| June 2011
In May’s column, I referred to NECA 2011 San Diego as a mega-opportunity. Last month, this opportunity might have appeared to be a bright spot far off on the horizon.

| June 2011
As if being an Internet giant is not enough, Google, the Mountain View, Calif.-based search engine company, is on to renewable power.

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