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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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 READ MORE
November 2013
No data communications project is complete until multiple tests confirm that it will meet the network plan’s specifications and building owner’s expectations. READ MORE
November 2013
Every month, we pick the top four Ideas That Work submitted by you, ELECTRICAL CONTRACTOR readers. READ MORE
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. READ MORE
November 2013
Mistakes happen, and there are plenty of opportunities to make them when performing an arc flash calculation study. READ MORE


November 2013