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).

| November 2011
Section 250.30 is the topic of much discussion in every workshop that I instruct on the changes in the 2011 National Electrical Code (NEC).

| November 2011
Dirt is the biggest problem in using fiber optics.

| 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

| 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

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