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Code Quiz of the Week: No. 183

Take this weekly quiz to test your knowledge of the 2017 National Electrical Code (NEC) requirements. The Code Quiz features three questions that...

How Proactive Ergonomic Programs Protect Electricians

Electrical contractors can reduce lost time and improve the productivity of their field workforce by investing in tools and technology, modifying work practices,...

OSHA Seeks to Increase Awareness of Workplace Hazards in Electrical Industry

OSHA wants employers to work to reduce the number of serious injuries, illnesses, and fatalities among engineers, electricians, and other professionals who perform...

Illustrated Catastrophes: The Good vs. the Bad

The Good vs. The Bad First, the good. The common grounding electrode conductor (GEC) and the grounding electrode tap conductors in these raceways are...

Why “Location, Location, Location” Is Not Just a Real Estate Catchphrase

It’s 2 p.m. on a Thursday. As an upstanding electrical contractor, do you know where every single one of your trucks, pieces of...

What’s Wrong Here? Hint: Expand your mind.

How well do you know the Code? Think you can spot violations the original installer either ignored or couldn’t identify? Here’s your chance...

Designs on the Future: EC&M's 2019 Top 40 Electrical Design Firms

Coming off another year of growth, the 2019 Top 40 electrical design firms eye the future with qualified promise — a bundle of...

Why “Location, Location, Location” Is Not Just a Real Estate Catchphrase

It’s 2 p.m. on a Thursday. As an upstanding electrical contractor, do you know where every single one of your trucks, pieces of...

An investment for home owners and businesses

For a $200 to $400 investment, a home owner or business owner can save $844 to $1,344 in 10 years in water savings...

PM Profile: Lochinvar executives

PM traveled to Lebanon, Tennessee, to chat with Lochinvar executives, including Director of Marketing Michael Troka, Program Manager-Product Development Robert Wiseman, Product Program...

What’s Wrong Here? Hint: Expand your mind.

How well do you know the Code? Think you can spot violations the original installer either ignored or couldn’t identify? Here’s your chance...

Where to Start When Your Building is Ready for Solar Energy

A recent survey revealed that 80 percent of businesses across the globe believe they will be generating a quarter of the energy they...

GridOptimal Initiative Changes Power Grid Interaction

GridOptimal, a new initiative aimed at creating better “grid citizens,” is developing metrics to analyze how buildings interact with the power grid. More... Source link...

Improving the Efficiency of Organic Solar Cells

Organic solar cells typically do not convert as much electricity as traditional cells. However, a new solution could boost organic solar cell efficiency. More... Source...

Harvesting Natural Lighting

Science is helping us understand the importance of natural light, so how are interiors around the world using this knowledge?  More... Source link

Do Solar Panels Work in Bad Weather?

Solar panels achieve peak performance on clear, sunny days, but what can you do when you experience bad weather or air pollution? Try...

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