Design http://ecmweb.com/taxonomy/term/6610/more en Lighting Rebate Coverage in U.S. Hits Record High http://ecmweb.com/lighting-control/lighting-rebate-coverage-us-hits-record-high <div class="node-body article-body">According to a BriteSwitch North American Rebate and Incentive database, 79% of the United States is covered by an active commercial lighting rebate program.</div> <p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/lighting-control/lighting-rebate-coverage-us-hits-record-high" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/lighting-control/lighting-rebate-coverage-us-hits-record-high#comments Lighting & Control Wed, 22 Feb 2017 19:29:00 +0000 145671 at http://ecmweb.com Bonding, Part 1 http://ecmweb.com/ops-maintenance/bonding-part-1 <div class="node-body article-body">Part V of NEC Art. 250 provides the requirements for bonding. </div> <p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/ops-maintenance/bonding-part-1" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/ops-maintenance/bonding-part-1#comments Bonding & Grounding Design NEC Ops & Maintenance Silver Tue, 21 Feb 2017 15:00:00 +0000 145661 at http://ecmweb.com fasterhorses/iStock/Thinkstock Switchboard Installation Safety, Part 2 http://ecmweb.com/safety/switchboard-installation-safety-part-2 <div class="node-body article-body">When installing a switchboard, the crew is usually following a safety procedure that addresses the mechanical assembly and electrical connection part </div> <p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/safety/switchboard-installation-safety-part-2" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/safety/switchboard-installation-safety-part-2#comments Design Ops & Maintenance Safety Silver Tue, 21 Feb 2017 14:00:00 +0000 145651 at http://ecmweb.com Onnes/iStock/Thinkstock U.S. Solar Market Grows 95% in 2016, Smashes Records http://ecmweb.com/green-building/us-solar-market-grows-95-2016-smashes-records <div class="node-body article-body">In its biggest year to date, the United States solar market nearly doubled its annual record.</div> <p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/green-building/us-solar-market-grows-95-2016-smashes-records" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/green-building/us-solar-market-grows-95-2016-smashes-records#comments Green Building Fri, 17 Feb 2017 22:07:00 +0000 145581 at http://ecmweb.com Microgrids Begin to Make Inroads http://ecmweb.com/blog/microgrids-begin-make-inroads <div class="node-body blog-body">Over the last year-and-a-half or so, we’ve published quite a few articles that focused on new technologies or market trends we think you should keep an eye on. </div> <p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/blog/microgrids-begin-make-inroads" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/blog/microgrids-begin-make-inroads#comments Energy Efficiency Contractor Design Silver Industry Viewpoint Wed, 15 Feb 2017 22:00:00 +0000 145331 at http://ecmweb.com Recharged for Reuse http://ecmweb.com/green-building/recharged-reuse <div class="node-body article-body">Electric vehicle (EV) use is steadily increasing on a global scale, thanks to two main drivers.</div> <p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/green-building/recharged-reuse" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/green-building/recharged-reuse#comments Energy Efficiency Green Building Power Quality Silver Wed, 15 Feb 2017 20:20:00 +0000 145401 at http://ecmweb.com America’s First Offshore Wind Farm Is Operational http://ecmweb.com/contractor/america-s-first-offshore-wind-farm-operational <div class="node-body article-body">The nation’s newest wind farm isn’t harnessing energy on a mountain ridge or an open field. </div> <p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/contractor/america-s-first-offshore-wind-farm-operational" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/contractor/america-s-first-offshore-wind-farm-operational#comments Energy Efficiency Green Building Contractor Silver Wed, 15 Feb 2017 20:08:00 +0000 145381 at http://ecmweb.com Microgrids Gain Momentum http://ecmweb.com/energy-efficiency/microgrids-gain-momentum <div class="node-body article-body">Necessity is the mother of invention, to be sure. It also gives birth to urgency, of course, spawning action where there’s been complacency and delay</div> <p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/energy-efficiency/microgrids-gain-momentum" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/energy-efficiency/microgrids-gain-momentum#comments Energy Efficiency Contractor Design Power Quality Silver Wed, 15 Feb 2017 19:50:00 +0000 145361 at http://ecmweb.com Stumped by the Code? Electrical Panel Working Space Rules http://ecmweb.com/qa/stumped-code-electrical-panel-working-space-rules <div class="node-body article-body">What are the working space rules around the electrical panel? </div> <p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/qa/stumped-code-electrical-panel-working-space-rules" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/qa/stumped-code-electrical-panel-working-space-rules#comments Q&A Design Silver Tue, 14 Feb 2017 22:00:00 +0000 145371 at http://ecmweb.com Receptacles in Dwellings http://ecmweb.com/code-basics/receptacles-dwellings <div class="node-body article-body">A single receptacle on an individual branch circuit must have an ampacity at least the rating of the overcurrent device </div> <p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/code-basics/receptacles-dwellings" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/code-basics/receptacles-dwellings#comments Code Basics Design Silver Tue, 14 Feb 2017 17:00:00 +0000 145321 at http://ecmweb.com