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
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) hosted its 2011 Solar Decathlon in Washington, D.C., at the end of September.

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| November 2011
Videos of Asian carp in rivers near the Great Lakes have gone viral.

| November 2011
The National Electrical Contractors Association (NECA) published NECA-BICSI-607-2011, Standard for Telecommunications Bonding and Grounding Planning and Installation Methods f

| 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
As the telecom and power industries become more sophisticated, so do the demands of electrical contractors.