Beck Ireland

Beck
Ireland
Staff Writer,
Penton Media
Articles
A Step Closer to Net Zero
2012 IECC is expected to increase energy efficiency in new buildings by 30% over currently used standard
Hazardous Substances
Electrical contractors at high risk of exposure to hazardous substances on the job site
2011 Top 40 Electrical Design Firms 
Electrical design firms on this year’s Top 40 list expand services and focus on globalization
The Whole Package 2
Solar franchising helps electricians enter renewable energy business
Up to Standards
New solid-state lighting standards help LED gain greater market share
Eco Pioneer
Ecotech Institute, the first and only college entirely focused on education and training in renewable energy and sustainable design, prepares electrical workers for green jobs
Simple Green
The latest energy-efficient products in the electrical industry
Friendly Competition 1
NICET provides certification alternative to NETA’s accreditation and certification for medium- and high-voltage testing
Lights Out
Electronic components shortage causes longer lead times for luminaires with electronic ballasts
Silver Streak
Residential retrofit market expected to benefit as aging U.S. population opts to grow old at home
Willful and Serious Violations
U.S. Postal Service faces nationwide complaint for electrical safety violations
A Slow Recovery
Industry analysis predicts non-residential construction to remain at or lower than 2010 levels
BIM on the Job Site
Translating BIM technology and processes into lean construction practices
The Remediation Debate
How electrical contractors are helping homeowners fix problems linked to drywall manufactured in China
Small Measures
Smart grid implementation strategy focuses on microgrids
Electrical Testing Feed

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