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How Tech Trends Like Artificial Intelligence Will Alter Commercial Construction

Historically, the commercial construction sector has been slow to adopt new technologies, but tech adoption and usage has seen increased momentum in recent years. Some of the biggest tech…

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Five Things to Consider When Specifying Printed Circuit Board Hardware

Mechanical Printed Circuit Board (PCB) hardware and retainers are an important component in any electronic subassembly or system, as they provide the required clamping force and placement to…

Why Electrical Inspections Are Delayed in Parts of the U.S. [Plus More Electrical Engineering Information]

Inspections are an important and required aspect of the electrical field. They keep buildings up to code, uphold building safety and ultimately limit some liability for engineers and…

Training, Technology and Benefits Top the List of Ways Companies are Dealing with Labor Shortages

Hands down, the skilled labor shortage has been the most talked about subject in the construction industry over the past five years. The causes and rising costs have…

The Applications and Limitations of UL 1449 for Surge Protective Devices (SPDs)

In the U.S—with the exception of utility, telecommunications and rail industries—all AC power connected surge protective devices (SPDs) must be installed in accordance with National Electrical Code (NEC). The 2017…

nVent Heating Solutions for Third Rail Electrification

During the recent polar vortex that brought temperatures as low as -60 F through the upper Midwest of North America, there were many news stories highlighting the extreme measures railways…