Not even the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) knows exactly how much construction and demolition (C&D) waste material the United States generates each year. Not federally regulated, C&D debris classified as nonhazardous is managed at the state level.
For the firms on EC&M's 2012 Top 50 Electrical Contractors list, being able to take advantage of last year’s turnaround in the construction industry, albeit slow and spotty, largely depended on the market sectors and geographic areas in which they worked.
The ability to accurately measure and compare the energy use of commercial buildings is critical to improving their performance and increasing standards of efficiency. The compilation of performance data for the purposes of comparison and analysis will ensure new benchmarks.
LEDs have unique and compelling characteristics that make them ideal for industrial lighting applications. But there are a variety of misconceptions about LEDs, how well they work, how long they last, and more. Digital Lumens developed this whitepaper to dish up the facts around LEDs and address some common misunderstandings....More
An arc flash is associated with the explosive release of energy caused by an electrical arc, due to either a phase-to-ground or a phase-to-phase fault. This kind of fault can result from many factors – a dropped tool, accidental contact with electrical systems, buildup of conductive dust, corrosion or improper work conditions.....More
Abstract: In this webinar, Mike will not only explain the current NEC requirements for GFCIs and AFCIs, but he'll explain how they operate, what causes their premature failure, and when they won't provide the safety protection you might have thought they would.