Michael Eby

Penton Media


Mike received a B.S. degree in electrical engineering in 1986 and an M.S. degree in engineering management in 1994 from the University of South Florida. He is currently a member of the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), Association of Energy Engineers (AEE), and American Society of Business Press Editors (ASBPE).

Prior to joining EC&M as Editor-in-Chief in September 1999, Mike served as the Executive Editor of Transmission & Distribution World magazine for five years. Before joining Penton Media, Mike held various engineering titles within the Substation and Transmission Engineering Groups at Florida Power & Light Co., Juno Beach, FL.

Mike was awarded the Southeastern Electric Exchange (SEE) Excellence in Engineering Award in 1993 and has received numerous regional and national editorial awards for his reporting and writing work in the electrical market.

Hydrokinetic Energy Update
The latest advancements in water power take center stage on the renewable energy front
The Data Center Diet Plan
Energy assessments by data center energy practitioners (DCEPs) to play key role in achieving energy savings in data centers
The future of electric vehicles, plug-in hybrid electric vehicles, and charging stations
Pushing for Safer Work Practices
Overview of proposed changes to the 2012 edition of NFPA 70E, “Standard for Electrical Safety in the Workplace”
The Value of First-Class Design
Examining the future for EC&M’s top 40 electrical design firms
A Bright Spot in a Gloomy Market
Aging commercial and industrial building space in the United States offer opportunities for lighting retrofits
In Recognition of Our Service
Magazine earns top editorial honor from American Business Media
Training Days
To say that continuing education has changed quite a bit from the time I first entered the electrical industry, back in 1987, would be an understatement.
The Prospect of Home Power
Future power generation opportunities for end-users at home
How Low Can We Go?
Why non-residential sector may make construction market outlook worse before it gets better
The Effects of Underutilization
Electrical engineers and contractors must teach their customers the value of good design and sound operations/maintenance practices in intelligent building
Product Certification
Industry veterans debate what the European request to change the product certification process in the United States could mean for the electrical industry
Flip That Building
I've professed my fascination for new products and cool tools in this column in past issues. What I may not have shared with you is that I'm also obsessed
The Cupboards are Bare
Tips for surviving the ongoing economic downturn in the construction market
Renewable Energy Conundrum
Every time I really start to believe we've finally reached the tipping point for widespread adoption of renewable energy resources in this country, something
Electrical Testing Feed
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