Electrical Construction & Maintenance (EC&M) Magazine - The Online Resource for Electrical Design, Construction and Maintenance http://ecmweb.com/rss.xml en TLC Engineering for Architecture Wins Tampa International Airport Projects http://ecmweb.com/business-management/tlc-engineering-architecture-wins-tampa-international-airport-projects <div class="node-body article-body">TLC Engineering for Architecture's Tampa office is engineering multiple projects that are part of a major expansion underway at Tampa International Airport</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/business-management/tlc-engineering-architecture-wins-tampa-international-airport-projects" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/business-management/tlc-engineering-architecture-wins-tampa-international-airport-projects#comments Business Management Thu, 05 Mar 2015 16:12:00 +0000 109941 at http://ecmweb.com LED high-bay luminaire http://ecmweb.com/product-day/led-high-bay-luminaire-2 <div class="node-body article-body">The Vigilant H2 Series delivers 140 lm/W for approximately 25,000-lm output</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/product-day/led-high-bay-luminaire-2" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/product-day/led-high-bay-luminaire-2#comments Product of the Day Thu, 05 Mar 2015 14:58:00 +0000 109931 at http://ecmweb.com Marking Requirements for Circuit Breakers Used as Switches http://ecmweb.com/code-quiz-day/marking-requirements-circuit-breakers-used-switches <div class="node-body article-body">Parts I through VII of Art. 240 provide the general requirements for overcurrent protection and overcurrent protective devices not more than 1,000V, nominal.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/code-quiz-day/marking-requirements-circuit-breakers-used-switches" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/code-quiz-day/marking-requirements-circuit-breakers-used-switches#comments Code Quiz of Day Thu, 05 Mar 2015 13:33:00 +0000 109921 at http://ecmweb.com 8 Great Electrical Apps — Part 3 http://ecmweb.com/galleries/8-great-electrical-apps-part-3 <div class="field-byline"> EC&amp;M Staff </div> <div class="node-body gallery-body">These eight mobile apps are designed specifically for electrical designers and installers. </div> <div class="field-interstitial-ads-frequency"> <span>Interstitial Ads Frequency:&nbsp;</span> -1 </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/galleries/8-great-electrical-apps-part-3" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/galleries/8-great-electrical-apps-part-3#comments Computers & Software Galleries Products Thu, 05 Mar 2015 12:00:00 +0000 109791 at http://ecmweb.com Electrical Hazards Found After Worker Electrocuted at Distribution Warehouse in Dayton, N.J. http://ecmweb.com/shock-electrocution/electrical-hazards-found-after-worker-electrocuted-distribution-warehouse-dayton <div class="node-body article-body">The Occupational Safety and Health Administration initiated an investigation on Sept. 11, 2014, in response to a referral from the South Brunswick Fire Marshall.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/shock-electrocution/electrical-hazards-found-after-worker-electrocuted-distribution-warehouse-dayton" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/shock-electrocution/electrical-hazards-found-after-worker-electrocuted-distribution-warehouse-dayton#comments Accidents & Investigations Shock & Electrocution Wed, 04 Mar 2015 20:14:00 +0000 109871 at http://ecmweb.com monkeybusinessimages/iStock/Thinkstock How many years of experience do you have in electrical work? http://ecmweb.com/poll/03042015 <div class="node-body advpoll_binary-body"></div><form action="/poll/03042015" accept-charset="UTF-8" method="post" id="advpoll-voting-binary-form-0" class="advpoll-vote"> <div><div class="poll"> <div class="advpoll-available-choices"> <div class="vote-choices"> <div class="form-radios"><div class="form-item" id="edit-choice-261-wrapper"> <label class="option" for="edit-choice-261"><input type="radio" id="edit-choice-261" name="choice" value="261" class="form-radio" /> 2 or less</label> </div> <div class="form-item" id="edit-choice-271-wrapper"> <label class="option" for="edit-choice-271"><input type="radio" id="edit-choice-271" name="choice" value="271" class="form-radio" /> 3 to 10</label> </div> <div class="form-item" id="edit-choice-281-wrapper"> <label class="option" for="edit-choice-281"><input type="radio" id="edit-choice-281" name="choice" value="281" class="form-radio" /> 11 to 20</label> </div> <div class="form-item" id="edit-choice-291-wrapper"> <label class="option" for="edit-choice-291"><input type="radio" id="edit-choice-291" name="choice" value="291" class="form-radio" /> 21 to 30</label> </div> <div class="form-item" id="edit-choice-301-wrapper"> <label class="option" for="edit-choice-301"><input type="radio" id="edit-choice-301" name="choice" value="301" class="form-radio" /> 31 or more</label> </div> </div> </div> </div> <input type="hidden" name="ajax" id="edit-ajax" value="" class="ajax" /> <input type="hidden" name="nid" id="edit-nid" value="109851" class="edit-nid" /> <input type="submit" name="op" id="edit-vote-binary-0" value="Answer" class="form-submit" /> <input type="hidden" name="form_build_id" id="form-_6pwNwFxPYxQQPRUWlKgtuSXPI0epbJgZX1f8TVB_Ho" value="form-_6pwNwFxPYxQQPRUWlKgtuSXPI0epbJgZX1f8TVB_Ho" /> <input type="hidden" name="form_id" id="edit-advpoll-voting-binary-form" value="advpoll_voting_binary_form" /> </div> </div></form> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div> http://ecmweb.com/poll/03042015#comments Wed, 04 Mar 2015 15:19:07 +0000 109851 at http://ecmweb.com Generators http://ecmweb.com/product-day/generators-2 <div class="node-body article-body">The SGX generator product line has been upgraded to include a larger fuel tank, no-flat tires, and larger mufflers</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/product-day/generators-2" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/product-day/generators-2#comments Product of the Day Wed, 04 Mar 2015 15:09:00 +0000 109841 at http://ecmweb.com Approved Wiring Methods in Ducts http://ecmweb.com/code-quiz-day/approved-wiring-methods-ducts <div class="node-body article-body">Article 300 covers the general requirements for wiring methods for all wiring methods, unless modified by other Articles in the Code.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/code-quiz-day/approved-wiring-methods-ducts" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/code-quiz-day/approved-wiring-methods-ducts#comments Code Quiz of Day Wed, 04 Mar 2015 13:34:00 +0000 109831 at http://ecmweb.com New York To Hold $20 Million Competition For Innovative Energy Projects http://ecmweb.com/green-building/new-york-hold-20-million-competition-innovative-energy-projects <div class="node-body article-body">New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo has announced funding for a new energy competition that will award up to $20 million </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/green-building/new-york-hold-20-million-competition-innovative-energy-projects" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/green-building/new-york-hold-20-million-competition-innovative-energy-projects#comments Green Building News Tue, 03 Mar 2015 19:25:00 +0000 109811 at http://ecmweb.com NREL Compares States' Timelines for PV Interconnection http://ecmweb.com/green-building/nrel-compares-states-timelines-pv-interconnection <div class="node-body article-body">The National Renewable Energy Laboratory has released a report that presents results from an analysis of distributed photovoltaic interconnection and deployment processes in the United States.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/green-building/nrel-compares-states-timelines-pv-interconnection" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/green-building/nrel-compares-states-timelines-pv-interconnection#comments Green Building Around the Circuit Tue, 03 Mar 2015 17:19:00 +0000 109801 at http://ecmweb.com Types of Approved Motor Disconnecting Means http://ecmweb.com/code-quiz-day/types-approved-motor-disconnecting-means <div class="node-body article-body">Part VIII of Article 430 is specific to motor control centers.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/code-quiz-day/types-approved-motor-disconnecting-means" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/code-quiz-day/types-approved-motor-disconnecting-means#comments Code Quiz of Day Tue, 03 Mar 2015 13:43:00 +0000 109781 at http://ecmweb.com Furniture feed poke-thru http://ecmweb.com/product-day/furniture-feed-poke-thru <div class="node-body article-body">The Wiremold 4FFATC15 Series furniture feed poke-thru device is designed to feed power, communication, and audio/video services to modular furniture systems </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/product-day/furniture-feed-poke-thru" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/product-day/furniture-feed-poke-thru#comments Product of the Day Tue, 03 Mar 2015 11:00:00 +0000 109771 at http://ecmweb.com Marijuana Found in Electrical Wire Spools http://ecmweb.com/around-circuit/marijuana-found-electrical-wire-spools <div class="node-body article-body">Laredo, Texas, police last week seized hundreds of pounds of marijuana that they found in spools of electrical wire. </div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/around-circuit/marijuana-found-electrical-wire-spools" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/around-circuit/marijuana-found-electrical-wire-spools#comments Around the Circuit News Mon, 02 Mar 2015 15:54:00 +0000 109741 at http://ecmweb.com LPD Digital planning station http://ecmweb.com/product-day/digital-planning-station <div class="node-body article-body">The DataVault Mobile Solution Model 118-M is a fully protected digital plan solution for onsite management</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/product-day/digital-planning-station" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/product-day/digital-planning-station#comments Product of the Day Mon, 02 Mar 2015 15:31:00 +0000 109731 at http://ecmweb.com Use of Isolated Ground Receptacles http://ecmweb.com/code-quiz-day/use-isolated-ground-receptacles <div class="node-body article-body">The provisions of Art. 517 apply to construction criteria in health care facilities that provide services to human beings. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/code-quiz-day/use-isolated-ground-receptacles" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/code-quiz-day/use-isolated-ground-receptacles#comments Code Quiz of Day Mon, 02 Mar 2015 12:00:00 +0000 109691 at http://ecmweb.com February 2015 http://ecmweb.com/electrical-construction-and-maintenance/2015-02-28 <div class="node-body magazine_issue-body"><p>Check out the February 2015 issue of EC&amp;M.</p> </div> <div class="field-desc"> <p>This issue features stories on the trends in electrical service companies (ESCOs), renewable energy, sustainability training for electricians, energy monitoring, electrical apps, the National Electrical Code, electrical service best practices, sizing boxes, new products, and more.</p> </div> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-mag-teasers"> </fieldset> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-publication-info"><legend>Publication Info</legend> </fieldset> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/electrical-construction-and-maintenance/2015-02-28" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sat, 28 Feb 2015 05:00:00 +0000 108561 at http://ecmweb.com CESA Creates Solar Financing Guide for Homeowners http://ecmweb.com/green-building/cesa-creates-solar-financing-guide-homeowners <div class="node-body article-body">The Clean Energy States Alliance has released a new guide to help homeowners navigate the complex landscape of residential solar photovoltaic system financing. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/green-building/cesa-creates-solar-financing-guide-homeowners" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/green-building/cesa-creates-solar-financing-guide-homeowners#comments Green Building News Fri, 27 Feb 2015 15:59:00 +0000 109561 at http://ecmweb.com LED strip lights http://ecmweb.com/product-day/led-strip-lights <div class="node-body article-body">The TBL4520 Series Hi-Flux LED Slim strip lights feature a sealed enclosure with water-clear lens</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/product-day/led-strip-lights" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/product-day/led-strip-lights#comments Product of the Day Fri, 27 Feb 2015 14:48:00 +0000 109551 at http://ecmweb.com Antenna Conductor Mounting Requirements http://ecmweb.com/code-quiz-day/antenna-conductor-mounting-requirements <div class="node-body article-body">Article 810 covers the installation requirements for radio and television equipment.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/code-quiz-day/antenna-conductor-mounting-requirements" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/code-quiz-day/antenna-conductor-mounting-requirements#comments Code Quiz of Day Fri, 27 Feb 2015 12:00:00 +0000 109101 at http://ecmweb.com Moving Violations Video No. 90: No Room to Work http://ecmweb.com/moving-violation-videos/moving-violations-video-no-90-no-room-work <div class="node-body video-body">In this episode, Russ finds himself in a very tight situation.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/moving-violation-videos/moving-violations-video-no-90-no-room-work" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/moving-violation-videos/moving-violations-video-no-90-no-room-work#comments Moving Violation Videos Thu, 26 Feb 2015 22:05:00 +0000 109331 at http://ecmweb.com Code Quiz: Installation of Fire-Resistive Cable Systems http://ecmweb.com/quizzes/code-quiz-installation-fire-resistive-cable-systems <div class="node-body article-body">Where a fire-resistive system is listed to be installed in a raceway, the raceway enclosing the system is permitted to be which one of the following? </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/quizzes/code-quiz-installation-fire-resistive-cable-systems" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/quizzes/code-quiz-installation-fire-resistive-cable-systems#comments Quizzes Silver Thu, 26 Feb 2015 21:40:00 +0000 109451 at http://ecmweb.com Code Q&A: Sizing a Grounding Electrode Conductor http://ecmweb.com/qa/code-qa-sizing-grounding-electrode-conductor <div class="node-body article-body">Q. How is the grounding electrode conductor (GEC) sized when it’s to be connected to a concrete-encased electrode? </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/qa/code-qa-sizing-grounding-electrode-conductor" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/qa/code-qa-sizing-grounding-electrode-conductor#comments Q&A Silver Thu, 26 Feb 2015 21:27:00 +0000 109441 at http://ecmweb.com Proposed Energy Standard for Data Centers, Telecommunications Buildings Open for Comment http://ecmweb.com/lighting-control/proposed-energy-standard-data-centers-telecommunications-buildings-open-comment <div class="node-body article-body">A proposed standard from ASHRAE providing requirements for energy use in data centers is open for public input.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/lighting-control/proposed-energy-standard-data-centers-telecommunications-buildings-open-comment" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/lighting-control/proposed-energy-standard-data-centers-telecommunications-buildings-open-comment#comments Lighting & Control News Thu, 26 Feb 2015 19:32:00 +0000 109531 at http://ecmweb.com scanrail/iStock/Thinkstock Housing and Residential Construction Off to Slow Start in 2015 http://ecmweb.com/business-management/housing-and-residential-construction-slow-start-2015 <div class="node-body article-body">Housing and residential construction have gotten off to a slow start at the beginning of the year.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/business-management/housing-and-residential-construction-slow-start-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/business-management/housing-and-residential-construction-slow-start-2015#comments Business Management News Thu, 26 Feb 2015 18:49:00 +0000 109521 at http://ecmweb.com Solar panel tile mount http://ecmweb.com/product-day/solar-panel-tile-mount <div class="node-body article-body">The Solar Tile Mount is designed for flat, mid, and high tile roof profiles</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/product-day/solar-panel-tile-mount" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/product-day/solar-panel-tile-mount#comments Product of the Day Thu, 26 Feb 2015 16:08:00 +0000 109511 at http://ecmweb.com What’s Wrong Here? Hint: A Cord Not in Accord http://ecmweb.com/whats-wrong-here/what-s-wrong-here-hint-cord-not-accord <div class="node-body article-body">How well do you know the Code? Think you can spot violations the original installer either ignored or couldn’t identify? </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/whats-wrong-here/what-s-wrong-here-hint-cord-not-accord" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/whats-wrong-here/what-s-wrong-here-hint-cord-not-accord#comments What's Wrong Here? Silver Thu, 26 Feb 2015 15:16:00 +0000 109431 at http://ecmweb.com Approved Wiring Methods for PV Systems http://ecmweb.com/code-quiz-day/approved-wiring-methods-pv-systems <div class="node-body article-body">Part IV of Article 690 focuses on approved wiring methods for PV systems.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/code-quiz-day/approved-wiring-methods-pv-systems" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/code-quiz-day/approved-wiring-methods-pv-systems#comments Code Quiz of Day Thu, 26 Feb 2015 12:00:00 +0000 109091 at http://ecmweb.com Lower Oil Price Will Not Stop the Dazzling Rise of Solar Photovoltaic http://ecmweb.com/news/lower-oil-price-will-not-stop-dazzling-rise-solar-photovoltaic <div class="node-body article-body">The decline in global oil prices is the current hot topic in the energy sector.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/news/lower-oil-price-will-not-stop-dazzling-rise-solar-photovoltaic" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/news/lower-oil-price-will-not-stop-dazzling-rise-solar-photovoltaic#comments News Wed, 25 Feb 2015 20:29:00 +0000 109471 at http://ecmweb.com New UL Code Link Search Tool Unveiled http://ecmweb.com/news/new-ul-code-link-search-tool-unveiled <div class="node-body article-body">Underwriters Laboratories recently launched Code Link, an enhanced online search tool for helping code authorities, designers, and contractors identify products that comply with particular installation code sections.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/news/new-ul-code-link-search-tool-unveiled" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/news/new-ul-code-link-search-tool-unveiled#comments NEC News Wed, 25 Feb 2015 15:48:00 +0000 109461 at http://ecmweb.com Cable entry device http://ecmweb.com/product-day/cable-entry-device-0 <div class="node-body article-body">The CED135 cable entry device with brushed opening organizes and protects low-voltage cable against abrasion</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/product-day/cable-entry-device-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/product-day/cable-entry-device-0#comments Product of the Day Wed, 25 Feb 2015 12:00:00 +0000 109321 at http://ecmweb.com