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Posted on: June 16th, 2013 by Bill

It’s been over four months since the 787 Dreamliner was grounded due to flaws in its DC power system.  As many of you have read, the battery system in the plan was subject to thermal runaway and fire.  Not to use the old line, ”This isn’t rocket science”, but in this case, it should not [Read more]

Posted on: October 29th, 2012 by Bill

Nothing is as blind or discriminates like personal opinion.  When you assemble a group of engineers or owners, each will speak passionately about how their system is superior to the other, either in design or nuanced detail.  And that passion is typically fueled by their history, habits and worries.  What most don’t recognize is that [Read more]

Posted on: September 4th, 2012 by Bill

Rosendin has been a fan of LED lighting for some time now.  For most of our work, our lighting systems are functional – your basic area lighting package.  What has been a very tough sell for LED-based systems is the initial cost of the fixtures and the replacement beds for the lamps themselves.  In fact, [Read more]

Posted on: August 31st, 2012 by Bill

I’m going to apologize to my readers for this one – it’s long and mathematics-based.  But it does assert that there’s math to refute or support certain design or operatational habits.  Here’s what happens when you spend a lot of hours on plane and you have smart and challenging colleagues to kick some ideas around [Read more]

Posted on: May 6th, 2012 by Bill

Well, it seems that I have finally come in from the cold.  I’m off the Google Blogspot site and am now avowed and set up on the Rosendin server.  The blog has been quiet since we have been working with Rosendin Corporate IT and The Loudmouth Group on the reconstruction and rebranding.  Thank you to [Read more]

Posted on: February 23rd, 2012 by Bill

Sorry for not getting back to you all with the review of the 2011 predictions.  All in all, I think we hit it on the head on two items and missed on the third. Cloud Computing The greatest increase in data center, space and utilization was clearly in the cloud space last year.  When the [Read more]

Posted on: December 8th, 2011 by Bill

Well, it’s official.  I have lived long enough to see history repeat itself. So this is what they mean when people mention the benefit from the wisdom gained from age.  It’s more like the movie “Groundhog Day”, where you are stuck in a tragic comedy. On several occasions in the past six months, our team has [Read more]

Posted on: October 27th, 2011 by Bill

I knew I forgot something.  Back in June, Rosendin delivered a presentation at the 7×24 Exchange National meeting in Orlando, Florida.  The purpose of this presentation is to speak to modular and containerized data center solutions, as compated to traditionally built mission critical environments.  Exclusive to this presentation is the cost, schedule and form factors [Read more]

Posted on: September 21st, 2011 by Bill

Rosendin Electric receives two significant construction technology award for 2011. For our integrated BIM and Estimating systems, we made the Information Week Top 500 Innovators for 2011: http://www.informationweek.com/iw500/2011 For our Vela productivity tracking system, we were honored by ConstrucTech with a Gold Vision award in 2011 for our productivity and QA/QC tracking systems: Well done [Read more]

Posted on: August 12th, 2011 by Bill

On Friday, July 7th, Anton Troianovski wrote an article critical of the growth of the wholesale data center market in the US. Search the Wall Street Journal on line, July 7th, and look for the article: Storage Wars – Web Sparks Data-Center Boom And Anton, only civilians hyphenate data center. While not one to sharply [Read more]