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
The runaway success of PC sales in the 1980s led to the development of today’s computer networks, what we now call local area networks (LANs) or enterprise networks.

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

| November 2013
While renewables’ overall contribution to worldwide energy production may still be relatively small compared to traditional sources of power, they have generated no small amou

| November 2013
With the introduction of Internet-protocol-based, enterprise-wide, and integrated security solutions, today’s systems are more sophisticated than ever, and their deployment ha

Doing the Limbo

| November 2013
I remember the first time I had to read specifications. They were part of the bid documents for a new Bank of America building.