||Hubbell Case Study: University Students Fund Occupancy Sensors and Energy Savings
All around the globe, there is a powerful shift toward environmentally
sustainable thinking and an increased interest in energy efficiency
being driven by overwhelming statistics. In the U.S. alone, lighting
consumes 8% of all energy and 22% of electricity, representing $40
billion a year in energy costs. Consequently, sustainable building
design initiatives are popping everywhere, and education facilities are
no exception. To support community values and reduce operating costs,
colleges and universities are thinking long‐term and striving for
||Home Is Where the Raceway Is
Raceway is seen primarily as a product for schools, offices and
industrial settings, but the rising need for managing a range of
electrical and audio/visual cables in homes means residential
applications are growing, as well. Many homeowners are realizing the
need for extra power supplies to serve new appliances and electronics,
but don’t want the expense of breaking into walls to rewire.
John McFarland, director of commercial marketing for Hubbell, says he’s
seeing raceway moving into three specific areas of the home.
||What is a Pulling Grip?
Cable pulling grips are an essential component to install cable in
conduit. Installing wire in raceways requires a professional craftsman,
especially when it’s medium voltage, large size, or a long run. The
grips lock onto the cable and provide an attachment point for pulling
wire into a raceway.
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