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Lighting Powered by the Sun – With a Backup

Light Efficient Design

Lighting Powered by the Sun – With a Backup

Solar-powered lighting is a great concept for adding outdoor fixtures in new locations. With no need for wired connections to the local electric utility, owners save on trenching and other costs. And, since the fixtures are powered only by batteries charged up by attached solar panels, there are no monthly electric bills, either.
Today’s Latest Streetlights Take a Wires-Free Approach to Vintage Design

Light Efficient Design

Today’s Latest Streetlights Take a Wires-Free Approach to Vintage Design

I live in a semi-rural community that prides itself for maintaining a quaint, small-town feel, with only a single traffic light – a flashing-red stoplight where two state highways cross – along all its roadways. But even here, where we value our dark nighttime skies, we count on streetlights to help illuminate tricky intersections during overnight hours.
Hard Hat Safety is More Than Skin Deep

Klein Tools, Inc.

Hard Hat Safety is More Than Skin Deep

Hard hats are a critical piece of safety equipment for those who work in construction. This is especially true for electrical pros, who use the helmets to protect themselves from both accidental impacts and contact with live wires. It’s important to remember, though, that a hard hat isn’t just a hat, it’s a system.
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Protective Equipment for the Great Outdoors

Klein Tools, Inc.

Protective Equipment for the Great Outdoors

When electrical contractors think of personal protective equipment (PPE), it’s usually in terms of clothing, hard hats and other items meant to buffer a physical impact or the severe burns that could occur in the wake of an arc flash or other catastrophic event.
How to Bring Smart Tech to Small Business

Leviton Manufacturing Company

How to Bring Smart Tech to Small Business

Smart homes might be getting a lot of attention these days, but much less is being written about how equally smart technologies can be applied to small commercial businesses. Larger businesses have long had building automation systems to help monitor and control heating, cooling, lighting and other equipment, but that approach can be overkill for neighborhood restaurants, hair salons and other small-scale operations.
Control Options Growing for Today’s Small Businesses

Leviton Manufacturing Company

Control Options Growing for Today’s Small Businesses

For small business owners, all the details matter. Whether it’s a neighborhood restaurant, a family-owned convenience store or a local art gallery, tight margins can leave little room for error when it comes to refrigeration temperatures, HVAC equipment operation – and even lights left on when they shouldn’t be.
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