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
Six years ago, I wrote, “[estimating] software technology is not going to dramatically change” (“Smart Buys,” Electrical Contractor, September 2005). READ MORE
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The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) announced the availability of the new National Electrical Safety Code (NESC)—2012 Edition. READ MORE
November 2011
A retail chain known for its friendly greeters and low prices has taken a bold step to reduce the cost of powering its famously large stores. READ MORE
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 READ MORE
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The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) hosted its 2011 Solar Decathlon in Washington, D.C., at the end of September. READ MORE

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