Design http://ecmweb.com/taxonomy/term/6610/more en 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 MassDOT Exploring Private Sector Management for Lighting Project http://ecmweb.com/design/massdot-exploring-private-sector-management-lighting-project <div class="node-body article-body">The Massachusetts Department of Transportation has issued a Request for Information to solicit responses from industry experts </div> <p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/design/massdot-exploring-private-sector-management-lighting-project" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/design/massdot-exploring-private-sector-management-lighting-project#comments Design Fri, 10 Feb 2017 15:52:00 +0000 145211 at http://ecmweb.com I, EncMstr [GFDL (http://www.gnu.org/copyleft/fdl.html), CC-BY-SA-3.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/) or CC BY-SA 2.5-2.0-1.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5-2.0-1.0)], via Wikimedia Commons When Grounding Produces Objectionable Current http://ecmweb.com/ops-maintenance/when-grounding-produces-objectionable-current <div class="node-body article-body">The NEC lists four means of alteration to a grounding system when the use of multiple grounding connections results in objectionable current</div> <p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/ops-maintenance/when-grounding-produces-objectionable-current" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/ops-maintenance/when-grounding-produces-objectionable-current#comments Design NEC Ops & Maintenance Silver Tue, 07 Feb 2017 15:00:00 +0000 145091 at http://ecmweb.com Huntstock/Thinkstock IECA Asks President Trump to Nominate Candidates to FERC http://ecmweb.com/design/ieca-asks-president-trump-nominate-candidates-ferc <div class="node-body article-body">The Industrial Energy Consumers of America urged President Donald Trump this week to nominate three candidates</div> <p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/design/ieca-asks-president-trump-nominate-candidates-ferc" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/design/ieca-asks-president-trump-nominate-candidates-ferc#comments Design News Fri, 03 Feb 2017 15:27:00 +0000 144971 at http://ecmweb.com Copyright Win McNamee/Getty Images