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  • 3 Ways Wireless Lighting Control Helps Contractors

    GET IN, GET OUT, MAXIMIZE PROFITS

    The lighting landscape is getting more and more challenging for electrical contractors – increased competition, a tighter labor market, and changing energy codes. Wireless lighting solutions, such as Vive by Lutron, can help you do more jobs faster, win more projects, and increase your profitability.

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  • Power Quality, Part One – What Is It?

    "I have sensed a powerful disturbance in the force."

    Sorry about that! I just finished watching a "Star Wars" marathon. I don't know how many times I heard that phrase… often preceding some cataclysmic and universe-altering event.

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  • Power Quality Part Two – Measurement and Control

    In Part One, we talked about power quality and some of the definitions outlined by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEE). I hope you found that information useful.

    Now that you know some of the issues that power quality can present, the next steps are: measuring power quality, and controlling it.

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  • Lutron Simplifies Local and National Energy Code Compliance with New Tools, Products, and Webinar

    Making Code Compliance Simple and Easy

    National, state and local energy codes are constantly changing, making it a challenge to stay on top of the latest requirements. Lutron’s Vive wireless lighting control solution offers lighting and new receptacle control capabilities to meet even the most stringent energy codes with ease and flexibility.

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  • Generators – Portable Power for Work and Play

    I live in a college town. And that means: football! Every game day, visitors flood the area, filling parking lots, campgrounds and every spare foot of unused space.

    And of course, game day means tailgate parties. In the parking lots around the stadium, you hear the hum… and sometimes the roar… of portable generators powering grills, coffee pots and who knows what.

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  • Generators for Emergency Power in Home and Industry

    Let’s face facts. Even though power technology is advancing, many of us, both in residential and commercial/industrial settings, have a problem. Our power grid is aging and deteriorating. Failures are common from both degradation and weather-related catastrophes.

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