September 2013: Show Issue: Washington, D.C.

 

It seems like just yesterday that the NFPA Standards Council issued the 2011 National Electrical...

The average commercial building electric bill often features a consumption and demand component. The consumption...

The Alameda County Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee's Zero Net Training Facility in San Leandro, Calif., opened in June.

Producing as much energy as you use is the definition of a net-zero energy building...

The phrase “disruptive forces” is not commonly heard (or desired) in conversations about electric utilities,...

It may be part of human nature that, in times of great annoyance, or simply...

Electric vehicles (EVs) are becoming less of a novelty—though a Chevrolet Volt or Nissan Leaf...

Acuity Brands' Aera recessed luminaires have three control functions to manage the white ambient light independently.

While light makes sight, lighting shapes perception, particularly in regard to color in the things...

Genie GR-20 Runabout has a working height of 24 feet and a lift capacity of 350 lbs.

Most commercial and industrial projects have electrical work that must be done above floor or...


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The Alameda County Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee's Zero Net Training Facility in San Leandro, Calif., opened in June., Early morning light enters through into the lobby and first floor of NREL's Research Support Facility (RSF) in Golden, Colo. The paneling is made from recycled beetle kill wood., Each modular workstation in the open-plan RSF uses a maximum of 65 watts., Walgreens is scheduled to open a net-zero energy store this fall in Evanston, Ill., The LightLouver Daylighting System units redirect sunlight deep into the office space to provide ambient lighting.
| September 2013
Producing as much energy as you use is the definition of a net-zero energy building (NZEB).

| September 2013
New technologies are often gauged by their ability to break new ground. By that measure alone, offshore wind has arrived.


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Global pharmaceutical Merck is using the power of the sun, with some help from federal stimulus money, to raise the green level of its facilities; the most recent of which is

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, Voltage thresholds in the NEC have increased from 600 to 1,000 volts., Article 728 addresses requirements for fire resistive cable systems., Lockable disconnecting means is clarified generall in 110.25.
| September 2013
It seems like just yesterday that the NFPA Standards Council issued the 2011 National Electrical Code (NEC).

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