March 2010: Residential Special Report

 

In February 2010, two record-breaking, back-to-back snowstorms pounded the Mid-Atlantic region. Officially, the Washington,...

Homeowners have often dreamed of small-scale devices that can be installed on their roofs...

The second annual Osram Sylvania (Danvers, Mass.) Socket Survey reveals a paradox in Americans’...

Electrical contractors and independent wiring companies have been installing communication wiring in homes since...


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| March 2010
In times of great change, innovation becomes the norm.

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| March 2010
While only 32 percent of home heating fires involve space heaters, the heaters are involved in 79 percent of home heating fire deaths, according to the new report, “Home Fires

| March 2010
Nineteenth-century British Prime Minister Benjamin Disraeli is often credited with the statement, “There are three kinds of lies: lies, damned lies, and statistics.” This col

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The second annual Osram Sylvania (Danvers, Mass.) Socket Survey reveals a paradox in Americans’ attitudes toward lighting: while 74 percent have switched to an energy-saving l

| March 2010
Having covered how to design and install fiber optic networks in recent columns, we are ready to start a new series, “Testing the Fiber Optic Cable Plant.”

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