March 2011: Residential

 

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

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

Just a few years ago, home automation control systems were seen as toys for the tech-savvy rich.

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

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

Humans have taken advantage of geothermal heat since the Paleolithic era.


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March 2011
The National Board of Fire Underwriters, which is now the American Insurance Association, published the first edition of the National Electrical Code (NEC) in 1897. READ MORE
March 2011
At least one sector of the economy hasn’t been affected by the recession.According to the London-based research company Bloomberg New Energy Finance, investment in clean energ READ MORE
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March 2011
Homeowners, driven by many factors—such as the desire to reduce fossil fuel use, improve the efficiency of their home, and benefit from federal and state incentives—may seek e READ MORE
March 2011
Last month, I promised to resume commenting on the more serious aspects of electrical contracting. READ MORE
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The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS)selected Raytheon Co. to develop an advanced wind turbine modeling tool. READ MORE

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