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.
The last train left St. Paul, Minn.’s Union Depot in 1971, and its historic Waiting Room went dark. The windows and skylights were boarded up, the roof was leaking, and pigeons made their home in the dilapidated, vacant structure. Nearly 40 years later, the 1920s-era railroad depot has been brought back to life as a modern multi-modal transit facility.
The decision on which grounding system one should employ has a direct and quantifiable impact on electrical safety and reliability. This whitepaper identifies why High Resistance Grounding is the superior choice as it provides process continuity even under a single fault condition,...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
Considering the devastating impact of ground faults and the arc flash hazard, electrical safety is an essential priority for every business. Electrical reliability and safety starts with the decision on which grounding system to employ....More
Learn what you need to know through this lively presentation with NEC expert Mike Holt. Ground fault circuit interrupters (GFCIs) are designed to disconnect power to a branch circuit whenever the unit detects an imbalance of current between the energized conductor and the neutral conductor. Since the 1970s, GFCIs have saved thousands of lives and helped cut the number of home electrocutions in half. In recent years, the NEC has expanded the requirements for these devices to many other areas outside the home....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