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
Many measures gauge the progress of renewables’ ongoing quest to become a mainstream source of power. READ MORE
November 2011
It seems like more companies are performing arc flash hazard calculation studies (AFHCS) than ever before. READ MORE
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 READ MORE
November 2011
A new report by Cambridge Energy Research Associates predicts that America’s power generation industry may default to shale-gas as the preferred fuel for the next generation READ MORE
November 2011
Last month, I wrote about marketing lighting system upgrades based on predicted energy savings. READ MORE


November 2011