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  • Outdoor Lighting – Lamps and Fixtures

    Lighting up the night has been important to us for centuries. The reasons are many and varied.


    • Safety
    • Security
    • Increased productivity, and
    • Aesthetics
    Beginning with early campfires keeping wild animals at bay, we've always turned to lighting to enhance our lives during the twilight hours.

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  • Troubleshoot Common Electrical Wiring Devices and Construction

    Klein Tools has come out with two new electronic AC/DC voltage testers designed to easily check, verify or troubleshoot common electrical residential, multi-family or small commercial electrical wiring devices and construction.

    Both models include four levels of voltage testing and augment Klein’s existing Test and Measurement product line.

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  • Outdoor lighting – Accessories, Controls and Options

    Many outdoor lighting luminaires can be used as is. They work perfectly fine right out of the box.
    But their use and efficiency can be enhanced by choosing options and controls that fit your requirements more accurately.

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  • Lean into Safety When Bending Conduit by Hand

    Bending conduit is a regular task for many electrical contractors, and hand-operated manual conduit benders are often the tool of choice for this chore. The tools are portable, don’t require an electrical connection and the latest products often incorporate features that improve both ease of use and bend-angle accuracy. However, given the mechanical force required to operate a manual bender, contractors need to take care in how they use the devices to protect against possible injuries.

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  • Are Electric Cars in Your Future?

    I heard a familiar tune on the TV while rummaging through the refrigerator for a snack. It took me back to my childhood days of watching cartoons in my pajamas.

    I started singing along, then stopped and looked around quickly. Nope, the wife wasn't around. I'd have probably been committed had she heard me.

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  • Bringing Conduit Bending into the Digital Age

    Despite the wide availability and proven performance of more flexible wire- and cable-protection products, rigid metal conduit in various forms remains a requirement in many jurisdictions and applications. Rigid conduit proves maximum protection in harsh and underfloor applications.

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