February 2024

Electrical Construction & Maintenance: Volume 123, Issue 2
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The Benefits of Tunable White Light

April 9, 2024
New technologies offer lighting designers, contractors, and building owners customizable solutions to improve occupant productivity, health, and well-being.
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How NEM 3.0 Regulations Will Affect the Solar Industry

Feb. 15, 2024
How will the change to net energy metering (NEM) 3.0 regulations impact solar adoption in the long term?
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Demand for New Solar Farms Soars

Feb. 15, 2024
As demand for new solar farms continues to rise, so does a host of challenges including community pushback, equipment and labor shortages, and a congested grid. Here’s how the...

The Benefits of Energy Storage Systems and Microgrids

Feb. 15, 2024
Understanding the basic principles behind how these systems work enables electrical professionals to better harness their power.

Energy Storage Systems: Opportunities, Limitations, and Constraints

Feb. 15, 2024
Understanding the basic principles behind how these systems work enables electrical professionals to better harness their power

More content from February 2024

Top Changes in the 2023 NEC for Energy Storage Systems

Feb. 15, 2024
Why even the smallest modifications in the Code can be relevant to your system design
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State Ground Largely Not Fertile for Microgrids

Feb. 15, 2024
Report reveals most U.S. states and territories are not prepared for the robust build-out of microgrids
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Three Things Every Tradesperson Must Know About Their Power Tool Batteries

Feb. 15, 2024
Tips for making the most out of your power tools' lithium-ion batteries and avoiding dangerous situations
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The Importance of Root Cause Failure Analysis

Feb. 15, 2024
When an electric motor fails, use a proven methodology that incorporates cause analysis and the 5-why method.

EV Installations on the Home Front — Part 3

Feb. 15, 2024
A quick review of charging configuration options
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How to Avoid Receiving Hazard Communication System Citations

Feb. 15, 2024
Steps for preventing HCS violations

Emerging Trends in Energy Storage

Feb. 15, 2024
Growth in ESSs, BESSs, and microgrids will be critical for the industry going forward.

What's Wrong Here? Hint: Handle-Tie Hiccup

Feb. 15, 2024
Can you spot the Code violation in this photo?

Practically Speaking: A Continuous Load Conundrum

Feb. 15, 2024
Breaking down sizing requirements for a 6,000W, 208V electric water heater

Illustrated Catastrophes: Not a Bundle of Joy!

Feb. 15, 2024
See the latest Code violations from NEC Consultant Russ LeBlanc.
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Test Your Code IQ — February 2024

Feb. 15, 2024
How much do you know about the National Electrical Code?

NEC Requirements for Energy Storage Systems

Feb. 15, 2024
The high energy levels in energy storage systems make them especially dangerous if they are not installed and maintained per Code.