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 holiday season is supposed to be a time of good cheer. American culture has evolved to embrace the closing of each year as a celebration of the values we each hold dear.

| November 2011
Despite the worldwide effort to wean itself off of fossil fuels and reduce the emissions of greenhouse gases, a daunting challenge remains.

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| November 2011
Safety is the main reason for the existence of the National Electrical Code (NEC).

| November 2011
As the telecom and power industries become more sophisticated, so do the demands of electrical contractors.

| 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

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