Electrical Contractor Magazine

November 2011: Tools & Equipment

 

Whether we like it or not, and regardless of our individual technical expertise, we live in the hour

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

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

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

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

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

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

I only have 1,200 words to tell you as much as I can about some of the best estimating software prog


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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. READ MORE
November 2011
Arc-fault circuit interrupter (AFCI) protection was originally proposed for the 1996 National Electrical Code (NEC) by the Electronic Industry Association, but it failed to re READ MORE
November 2011
Last month, I wrote about marketing lighting system upgrades based on predicted energy savings. READ MORE
November 2011
The end of my term as NECA’s president is fast approaching. It’s going to take a couple months to say goodbye. READ MORE
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November 2011
Energy-saving light control manufacturer Lutron Electronics announced that its Washington, DC Commercial Experience Center has been awarded LEED Gold Certification by the U.S READ MORE

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