March 2011: Residential

 

To borrow a horse-racing metaphor, electric vehicles (EVs) have barely left the starting gate...

Homeowners, driven by many factors—such as the desire to reduce fossil fuel use, improve...

Just a few years ago, home automation control systems were seen as toys for...

It should come as little surprise that the surGE inrenewable power and the high-tech...

What’s the secret to keeping up on the latest in residential lighting upgrades? Just...

Humans have taken advantage of geothermal heat since the Paleolithic era. In recent years,...


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| March 2011
America’s wind industry built 5,115 megawatts (MW) of wind power last year, barely half of 2009’s record pace, but entered 2011 with more than 5,600 MW under construction.

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| March 2011
The U.S. Department of Labor recently outlined its part of the president’s fiscal year 2012 budget request to Congress.

| March 2011
Last month, I promised to resume commenting on the more serious aspects of electrical contracting.

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The Electroindustry Business Confidence Index (EBCI) for current North American conditions, conducted by the National Electrical Manufacturer’s Association (NEMA), continued t

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The construction unemployment rate jumped to 22.5 percent in January 2011 as the sector lost another 32,000 jobs since December 2010, according to an analysis of new federal e

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