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
Energy users and managers in central and eastern Maine who would like to use clean-energy sources can soon benefit from the first ocean energy to reach the electrical grid in

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| November 2012
Fiber optic installers make some common, avoidable mistakes that cause problems for them and their customers. Do you know about these mistakes and how to avoid them?

| November 2012
The need to upgrade the nation’s aging grid infrastructure has become more apparent. Fortunately, utilities and public officials are up to the task.

| November 2012
The tools and equipment necessary to install and test a fire alarm system have changed over the years, and until a fire official asks to perform a particular test, many contra

| 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.