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Shining Some Light on Outdoor Fixture Selection

Kichler Lighting

Shining Some Light on Outdoor Fixture Selection

I’m beginning to think about a couple major renovation projects for my 55-year-old house later this year, and lighting is definitely part of the equation. I’m hoping to replace both my front and back doors, and new light fixtures will be included with those upgrades.
Today’s Exterior LEDs Offering Some New Bright Ideas

Kichler Lighting

Today’s Exterior LEDs Offering Some New Bright Ideas

The first generation of outdoor LED lighting products sold themselves on their energy and maintenance savings. The economic advantages they offered versus traditional lamps and fixtures were, indeed, significant. But now manufacturers are taking advantage of digital technology to create products offering entirely new capabilities. Advanced lighting-effect options are among the features giving both homeowners and facility managers more creative flexibility in their exterior lighting plans.
Utility Solar Market Benefiting from Higher Voltage Arrays

Mersen

Utility Solar Market Benefiting from Higher Voltage Arrays

There’s no question the U.S. solar industry is growing by leaps and bounds. According to the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA), the nation’s solar capacity was 2 gigawatts (GW) in 2012 – by the end of 2019, capacity topped 71 GW. Utility-scale solar arrays are a major market driver, with a record number of projects now under contract and waiting to be built.
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Electronic Photocontrols Provide Service to Match Exterior LED Lighting

Intermatic, Inc.

Electronic Photocontrols Provide Service to Match Exterior LED Lighting

Photocontrols have long been a feature on exterior street and area lighting. These devices help ensure that outdoor fixtures only operate when they’re needed. And, unlike time clocks or other centralized control systems, photocontrols allow each fixture to respond to its unique surrounding environment, including the presence of shade or existing illumination from an adjacent building or event.
Busways – An Alternative to Conduit and Cable

Eaton

Busways – An Alternative to Conduit and Cable

As an industrial electrician, I've installed miles of conduit. And of course, once installed, even more miles of cables and conductors had to be snaked through it.

Even with raceways, it's always at least a two-step process – raceway, then conductors.

Of course, that will always be a part of many installations.
Smart In-Wall, Easy to Install Time Switches

Intermatic, Inc.

Smart In-Wall, Easy to Install Time Switches

One of big problems with installing too many “smart” devices in the home can be that users can sometimes feel too “dumb” (or at least confused/frustrated or under informed) to connect them all.

The Ascend 7-Day, In-Wall Programmable Timer is designed to take away that feeling or reservation. Made by Intermatic, the Ascend is designed to allow contractors easy installation and homeowners seamless access to a wide range of high-tech applications such as lighting and security/access control.
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