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  • Common Grounding Issues – Part 1

    Electrical grounding and bonding are important parts of any electrical system. And, they can be somewhat confusing. When it comes to electronic equipment, manufacturers often include instructions to protect their equipment. But, sometimes it compromises the integrity of the overall system.

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  • Common Grounding Issues – Part 2

    In Part 1, we talked about the below-grade ground, or earthing. We looked at some of the approved grounding electrodes possible. This article concerns the installation of ground rods.

    Ground rod installation
    There should be at least two of them, no closer than six feet apart. The lengths recognized are 8 feet (minimum) and 10 feet.

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  • Hubbell Offers New Variable Intensity LED Lamps

    Simple. Affordable. Efficient.” — and will feature Litecontrol’s Variable Intensity (“Vi”) Technology, letting specifiers match output or power in 50-lumen increments to meet precise needs, either indirect or direct output. Vi Technology also provides verifiable wattage for specifiers who need to meet performance criteria by application, Hubbell says.

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  • Smart Sensors Bringing New Intelligence to Light

    LED technology has evolved from a fringe concept to the default solution for today’s commercial lighting systems. Though first-generation fixtures and lamps were pricey and, on occasion, under powered, today’s products are winning on both price and performance, versus fluorescent and other options.

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  • Using Lighting to Encourage Life’s Natural Cycles

    Sure, LED lighting is energy efficient, but the latest fixtures and lamps also offer new levels of control that simply aren’t possible with traditional incandescent and fluorescent products. Among these advances are the ability to produce a broader range of illumination from a single fixture.

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  • A Brighter “Welcome Back” to Campus Thanks to Lutron Lighting Control

    Students arriving at college campuses across the country this year will be welcomed back to classrooms with Lutron’s new Vive Wireless lighting control solutions, offering greater flexibility and control over lighting while simultaneously helping to shave energy costs and reduce facilities and maintenance expenditures.

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