Intelligent Buildings

How low-voltage electrical and communications devices are pairing with information technology infrastructure to create smart building networks.


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LA Residence with Networked Lighting
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10 Big-Money Construction Projects for 2023

Feb. 10, 2023
Even in what could be a down year for the construction market, there’s still a surprising number of billion-dollar projects underway or on the drawing boards.
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Green building

Three Steps to Capitalize on the Electrification Opportunity

March 1, 2023
How to prepare for a new future in the electrical industry
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LA skyline

LA Becomes Largest California City to Electrify New Buildings

Dec. 15, 2022
New ordinance requires that all new buildings within city limits be constructed all-electric
Homes Helping the Grid

Homes Helping the Grid

May 19, 2022
Homes fitted with new technology may reduce costs and carbon.
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Smart building 3D rendering

How to Design and Install Smart Building Power Solutions

May 6, 2022
Tips for keeping all parties' needs and perspectives in mind
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When you consider every 24 hours another 10,000 Americans turn 65, it's easy to see there are significant opportunities for electrical contractors in the smart homes for seniors market.
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Connected lighting in office spaces
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With LLLCs, wiring mistakes are minimized, and zoning decisions can be made after the fixtures are installed.
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Smartphone app controlling home devices

Home Energy Predictions for 2022

March 15, 2022
Smart building trends create opportunities for electrical contractors in the residential space.
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Reduce Carbon Dioxide Emissions to Limit Global Warming and Climate Change

Denver Makes Big Move on Building Decarbonization

Dec. 31, 2021
New city ordinance targets existing buildings for upgrades and improvements that will reduce the city’s greenhouse emissions, likely setting the stage for extensive electrical...

ALIBABA.COM: How to Succeed in the Global B2B E-Commerce Marketplace

Sept. 14, 2021 shares insights on digitalization in the construction and real estate industries.
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Building Management Software

Aug. 16, 2021
The product allows users to manage building portfolios big and small from a single, easy-to-use interface.