May 2013: Safety


Construction workers face numerous and varied job-site dangers, depending on the type of work they...

Without warning, smoke rolled out from under the tires as they squealed against the pavement...

A lot has happened since 2002 when IEEE 1584–IEEE Guide for Arc-Flash Hazard Calculations was...

Safety and security are sister installations in the integrated systems model, and they differ sharply...

Preventive maintenance plays an important role 
in how long a product will provide trouble-free service...

Due to the proliferation of tough commercial building energy codes and green construction, automatic energy-saving...

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| May 2013
With today’s increasingly complex security systems, it is surprising that many organizations still use technology from multiple manufacturers that cannot communicate with each

| May 2013
When marketing energy services, the electrical contractor usually focuses on customers with existing facilities that can benefit from reducing energy use and improving operati

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| May 2013
Hole saws technically aren’t saws.

| May 2013
Generators are commonly installed for buildings or structures requiring emergency systems, legally required standby systems or optional standby power systems.

| May 2013
The surface area of the earth is approximately 197 million square miles, and IEEE 1584—IEEE Guide for Performing Arc-Flash Hazard Calculations has been covering more of it eve