September 2012: NECA Show Issue Las Vegas


Service work provides a vital revenue stream for electrical contractors. To optimize the value...

The 2014 National Electrical Code (NEC) development process is in full swing with the...

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| September 2012
The integrated systems contractors are working diligently to create the automated buildings and campuses networks that will usher us into a 21st Century renaissance.

| September 2012
Advance promotion for NECA 2012 Las Vegas proclaimed that, “Our schedule is filled to bursting with rewarding activities.” No kidding! And no hyperbole.

| September 2012
OUCH! I can’t believe I just did that. While trimming the hedge at home one afternoon, I moved the orange extension cord around one of the bushes.

| September 2012
Motor-control circuits may be very low voltage; they may be in the 12- to 24-volt (V) alternating current (AC) or direct current (DC) range or as high as 600V.

| September 2012
Lighting continues to be a huge chunk of a building’s annual energy costs—between 20 and 40 percent.