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New Smart Load Centers a Boon to Second-Home Owners – and Their Contractors

Leviton Manufacturing Company

New Smart Load Centers a Boon to Second-Home Owners – and Their Contractors

If you or someone you know has been looking to buy or sell a house lately, you likely know today’s real estate market is smoking hot. This is even more the case in areas were second-home ownership is high. Real estate transactions are continuing to reach record numbers even as many employers are beginning to call their workers back to the office following the COVID pandemic’s lockdowns.
Learning Some Breaker Basics

Leviton Manufacturing Company

Learning Some Breaker Basics

From a packaging standpoint, residential circuit breakers can all look pretty similar – and even interchangeable. But there are options contractors need to consider, based on where the breakers are being used and, today, how much intelligence homeowners might demand from their electrical system.
Getting Smarter is Also Getting Cheaper

Eaton

Getting Smarter is Also Getting Cheaper

Remember when you had to get up off the sofa to turn down the lights? Well, that necessity is quickly disappearing as more of us are turning to Alexa or Siri to handle the task. Over the past few years, smart switches and outlets have become prominent wish-list items for many electrical contractors’ customers.
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Fiber Optics – Some of the Benefits for Datacomm

Legrand North America

Fiber Optics – Some of the Benefits for Datacomm

I can remember when my brother and I would talk long distance.

Across the yard … with two tin cans and a tight string.

Times have certainly changed, haven't they. And as technology advances, almost hourly, I'm sure changes will always be with us.
Fiber Optics – The Saga Continues

Legrand North America

Fiber Optics – The Saga Continues

In a different article, I mentioned a few of the benefits of fiber optic cable as opposed to copper cable for networks. They included:

  • High bandwidth levels to handle web conferencing, HD video streaming, and cloud-based applications faster and more reliably
  • High signal strength and low attenuation for lower signal degradation
  • Resistance to external factors such as corrosion, water damage, and inclement weather
  • Resistance to electromagnetic interference
Material Matters with Nonmetallic Enclosures

Allied Moulded Products, Inc.

Material Matters with Nonmetallic Enclosures

Electrical contractors have a broad range of material options when it comes to choosing enclosures. In some cases, especially where corrosion and chemical exposure are risks, stainless steel can be the best – or only – choice. Stainless steel enclosures stand up to such harsh elements well over the long haul.
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