October 2011: Training & Education


It has been more than 100 years since Thomas Edison commissioned the first electrical...

Some things in education remain the same--—it’s all still really about reading, writing and...

The evolution of the virtual chalkboard has accelerated as demand has increased for the...

Legend has it that, at the turn of the 20th century, the Chicago department...

What if you had been stranded on a deserted island for the past five...

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| October 2011
From microwave ovens to Humvees, the military has a long history of developing and fine-tuning new technologies that later become accessible to the general public.

| October 2011
New Article 399 in the 2011 National Electrical Code (NEC) covers requirements for outdoor overhead conductors rated over 600 volts (V) that are used for the installation of

| October 2011
In the quest for more widespread adoption of energy-efficiency measures, cost is one of the biggest challenges, as it is for so many of the new technologies considered integr

| October 2011
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 requir

| October 2011
Tornadoes, earthquakes, hurricanes, unprecedented rainfalls and record-high 500-year flooding levels in 2011 have all together caused massive damage to the grid, homes, busin