Wind energy is growing across the United States, with nearly a quarter of the states producing 10 percent or more of their electricity from wind farms. Triple the amount produced just a few years ago. Over the past decade, Colorado has doubled the number of wind turbines in the state to nearly 1,900. According to […]Continue Reading →
By: Rob Parkhurst, RK Electrical Service Manager What is Infrared Thermography? Infrared thermography is the science of measuring temperature through detectors that are sensitive to infrared energy and displaying the result as an infrared image. All objects emit thermal energy in the form of electromagnetic radiation. The hotter the object is, the more intense the […]Continue Reading →
After a painful two-year price war with The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC), the worst may finally be over for the American oil and gas industry. 2016 was one of the most difficult years for the U.S. domestic oil and natural gas industry, but 2017 seems to be taking a positive turn as the […]Continue Reading →
Are You Considering Container-based or Modular Data Centers for Your Data Needs? Here are Seven Differences You Need to Know First.
The evolution of data center design has shifted from the traditional solution: expanding floor space to accommodate increased IT needs, to smaller component-based solutions. The two main component-based options are container-based and prefabricated modular (PFM) solutions. Container-based data centers were the first generation of PFM data centers. Typically built using an ISO (International Standards Organization) […]Continue Reading →
HISTORY OF DATA CENTERS Since the late 1990s, when data centers became mainstream, to now, companies struggle with: Building their own data centers from the ground up Leasing space in an existing data center Buying or leasing an existing building and renovating it Each of these options comes with some drawbacks. Companies that build their […]Continue Reading →
Steel canopies are durable, attractive, versatile and offer a convenient way to create a sheltered space. They can also provide significant cost savings as they only require concrete piers rather than full concrete slabs. Steel canopies can be built as freestanding structures or as add-ons to existing buildings and have a variety of uses. Why […]Continue Reading →