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

| November 2011
As the nation embraces energy efficiency in its shift toward green power, the role of light-emitting diodes (LEDs) as an alternative to conventional light sources has also co

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| November 2011
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) formed an alliance focused on preventing worker exposures to electric

| November 2011
A century before electrical contracting existed, Victor Hugo wrote, “There is nothing more powerful than an idea whose time has come.” Rapidly changing technology requires mo

| November 2011
Many measures gauge the progress of renewables’ ongoing quest to become a mainstream source of power.

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