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 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
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

| November 2011
While conducting an investigation recently to determine why a piece of equipment in a telecom center was resetting occasionally from a perceived low-voltage condition, I actu

| November 2011
As solar power becomes more popular, it also is becoming more affordable, and that is good news for an industry whose greatest handicap has always been its steep upfront inst

| November 2011
As efficiency emerges as the next frontier of energy transformation, the need for a well-trained, specialized labor force to sustain and encourage industry growth becomes a p

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