November 2013: Tools and Equipment


As the economic recovery continues and the construction market picks up, electrical contractors will have...

On the job site, it’s always been about having the right tools and equipment. This...

No data communications project is complete until multiple tests confirm that it will meet the...

One of Mayfair Mall's two identical vintage 1957 Allis Chalmers 1,200A, 35-kV oil circuit breakers.

The mall’s electrical service, located in the basement and installed in 1957, was graded as...

The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA), also known as the Affordable Care Act...

“Warehouse lighting projects are always financially driven,” said Brandon North, 
service manager, Commonwealth Electric Co.,...

This article is a continuation of a concise and complete review of some of the...

Coast Products' 309-lumen HL27 LED headlamp has an expandable Z cord in the headband with a battery pack built into the light.

Who doesn’t like gadgets? The idea for this report began with the premise that electricians...

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| November 2013
After 18 workers fell to their deaths from communication towers in 2008, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) proclaimed tower climbing to be “the most dan

| November 2013
On the job, many electricians, linemen, wiremen and other construction-related workers will encounter or use a pneumatic-powered tool at some point.

The Seaside Park, N.J. fire apparently started in an ice cream shop and spread several blocks down the boardwalk, which had already been damaged by Superstorm Sandy.
| November 2013
Devastating storms, such as Hurricane Sandy, have a nasty habit of hanging around and reminding everyone how destructive they were, even after the winds have died down and the

DC quick-charging plug
| November 2013
Fast-charging technologies are essential to the growth of electric vehicle (EV) use. Fortunately, the number of worldwide fast-charge stations is projected to expand.

| November 2013
A lot can be learned about changes in the energy sector by looking at the various markets that serve it.