Michael Eby

Editor-in-Chief, 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.

Posts by Michael Eby

in Industry Viewpoint Dec 18, 2014

Chugging Right Along 

As we look back on 2014, the construction market continued on its slow and steady ride of improvement....More
in Industry Viewpoint Oct 18, 2014

Shock Hazards in the Water — Part 2 

I recently shared my thoughts with you on the danger of electric shock in bodies of water in our August 2014 issue. Although I briefly touched on the....More
in Industry Viewpoint Sep 17, 2014

The Big Get Bigger 

Inside EC&M's Top 50 electrical contracting firms....More
in Industry Viewpoint Aug 18, 2014

Shock Hazards in the Water 

How to reduce the hazards of electric shock drowning near boatyards and marinas....More
in Industry Viewpoint Jul 15, 2014

Casting a Wider Net with Motor Efficiency Standards 

Four years ago, we reported on new federal motor efficiency standards that were set to take effect throughout the industry....More
in Industry Viewpoint May 20, 2014

Driving Down Costs on the Lighting Front 

Everyone should be well aware of the fact that lighting load in a commercial or educational type building runs at about 30% to 40% of the total....More
in Industry Viewpoint Apr 18, 2014

Onward and Upward 

Right about this same time last year, we reported the findings from our 2013 Top 40 Electrical Design Firms research project....More
in Industry Viewpoint Mar 19, 2014

Let’s Talk 

I believe one of the best ways for me to learn new skills and enhance my knowledge on a specific topic is to discuss it with an expert, or at least....More
in Industry Viewpoint Feb 14, 2014

Feel the Power 

Many of the articles in this month’s issue focus on the topic of on-site power equipment and systems....More
in Industry Viewpoint Jan 20, 2014

BIM, BAM, BOOM! 

It doesn’t seem all that long ago when we mentioned the topic of building information modeling (BIM), we did so with an eye to the future....More

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