Salt Lake City-bound travelers can now land at the airport, jump on a light rail train, and venture to the heart of the city. By building a 6.2-mile extension, the construction team created a new gateway to downtown.
The economic downturn has made it challenging, if not downright impossible, for some Americans to secure a loan for a single-family home. As such, more tenants are migrating from the suburbs to urban areas, fueling a demand for high-rise, multi-family housing.
With the clock ticking, a construction team had eight months to complete the largest athletic project in the history of Kansas State University — the West Side Expansion of the Bill Snyder Family Stadium.
At a million square feet, the world’s largest yogurt plant would have taken two years to complete on a traditional construction cycle. Through a design-build, hyper-track approach, however, Chobani, Inc. constructed its new $450-million plant in Twin Falls, Idaho, in just 10 months.
Paper plans and tape measures were once staples on a construction site. Today, however, firms that aren’t arming their employees with the latest electronic tools and leveraging the power of building information modeling (BIM) may be losing out on work.
A turnaround in the housing market often sparks a revival in the retail industry. At this point, there is evidence that’s happening. However, both markets are still not back to pre-recession levels, which is limiting opportunities for electrical contracting firms nationwide.
Facility Managers Turn to Smart Meters to Comply with LEED v4
With the introduction of LEED v4, facility managers face tougher metering requirements. In response, they are turning to advanced energy "smart meters" to easily access more granular energy data when measuring and verifying their building's energy consumption....More
Testing for earth ground resistance is essential for two important reasons: safety and equipment uptime. Without an effective grounding system, fault currents have no safe path to ground, and those current will find unintended paths that could include people. Poor grounding is also a cause of poor power quality....More
This paper presents the case for discussion on the advantages and disadvantages of each method for generator grounding. Medium Voltage Generators are not designed to withstand full fault current during a single phase to ground fault. This is the main reason that medium voltage generators are connected to a system with either low or high impedances. There are many methods to ground generators. To find out what these methods are, please download this free whitepaper....More
The electrical industry spends hours participating in training in order to understand the revisions found in the 2014 NEC that will enhance electrical safety for our community. Electrical code revisions also serve as a significant catalyst that enables investment,...More
Thermal imaging is a proven technology that has enhanced the troubleshooting abilities of electrical and construction professionals. With the incredible advancements in technology and at very affordable prices......More
Our new TVB810 TV Box™ delivers the ultimate in versatility for installing wall-mounted TVs in retrofit projects. There's more room in the box for wires; plus, you can install it horizontally or vertically to ensure proper positioning of low voltage connections behind the TV....More
Arlington’s new non-metallic adjustable mounting brackets are perfect for low voltage installations when the final wall thickness is unknown. Set for a 1/2" thick wall finish, they adjust to accommodate a finished wall up to 1-1/2" thick. Support tabs deliver extra-secure mounting of bracket to wood or steel studs in new constructions....More