November 2011: Tools & Equipment

 

Whether we like it or not, and regardless of our individual technical expertise, we...

James Strange III, vice president of Louisville, Ky.-based Advanced Electrical Systems Inc., first began...

Large-scale, highly visible projects come along every so often for contractors. Though each contract...

Smart phones and tablet computers enable on-the-go access to information and key applications, especially...

The evolution of Basic tool types occurs slowly (think screwdrivers and measuring tapes). Then...

Six years ago, I wrote, “[estimating] software technology is not going to dramatically change”...

Videos of Asian carp in rivers near the Great Lakes have gone viral. The...

I only have 1,200 words to tell you as much as I can about...


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| November 2011
When founded in 1987 by Wayne Tyrell, Prime Electric Inc. (Bellevue, Wash.) concentrated on small electrical service projects and in-plant installations.

| November 2011
Dirt is the biggest problem in using fiber optics.

| November 2011
Anyone routinely involved with the installation, maintenance and testing of fire alarm systems is aware of the need to ensure the audibility of fire alarm system notification

| November 2011
The market for home automation is poised for terrific growth. Integrated systems are increasingly becoming a part of the electrical contractor’s business.

| November 2011
Lighting designers have a responsibility to provide lighting systems that deliver visual comfort, which goes beyond simple visibility by addressing issues such as glare.

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