November 2012: Tools and Equipment


The June 29, 2012, derecho storm, which traveled from the Midwest to the Mid-Atlantic,...

Large corporations and general contractors have evaluated the safety programs and performance of subcontractors—including...

Are you still using spreadsheets and file folders filled with project documents to manage...

Serious concerns may remain about the U.S. economy and how economies and events in...

With lighting and communications technology evolving rapidly, lighting manufacturers are under pressure to determine...

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| November 2012
The other day, A manufacturer inquired about switching the neutral in a branch circuit and whether the 2011 National Electrical Code (NEC) would permit a switched neutral for

| November 2012
A good client summoned me to investigate an accident that occurred when a maintenance electrician was replacing a 30-ampere (A), bolt-in circuit breaker.

| November 2012
If you have a problem related to the National Electrical Code (NEC), are experiencing difficulty in understanding a Code requirement, or are wondering why or if such a require

| November 2012
One of the primary objectives of the design/build philosophy is saving time and money for everyone involved in a project.

| November 2012
Since the days of thomas Edison more than a century ago, electricity has flowed through the grid in one direction.