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3D Printed LED Luminaires – Coming to America

Signify

3D Printed LED Luminaires – Coming to America

They say you can't teach an old dog new tricks …

But, I'm an old dog and I just learned of a brand new "trick" that literally made me sit up and beg for more. I thought I'd seen everything, but I was wrong … so very wrong.
My mind's been officially … blown.
Make code-compliant installations simple with Vive Wireless lighting solutions

Lutron Electronics Co., Inc.

Make code-compliant installations simple with Vive Wireless lighting solutions

When you’re on a project, you don’t want any surprises. For lighting control, that means selecting a solution that saves time and money, installs quickly and simply, is easy to program, available when you need it and, of course, meets code.

Vive by Lutron is a simple, scalable, wireless lighting control that makes meeting code easier than ever. View video
When Your LED Engine Dies, Fix It

Universal Lighting Technologies, Inc.

When Your LED Engine Dies, Fix It

Luminaires manufactured with LEDs (light emitting diodes) are quickly becoming the preferred form of lighting in both commercial and industrial lighting. Even residential lighting is moving toward that option.

For example, LED fixtures and bulbs illuminate about 95% of my own home, including outdoor flood lighting.
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Protection Against Serious Head Injury

Klein Tools, Inc.

Protection Against Serious Head Injury

Anybody who spends regular time on a jobsite knows the value a well-made hardhat provides – sometimes I think I could use one just getting around the furnace pipes in my low-ceilinged basement. But hardhats aren’t a buy once and forget it kind of product. For a number of reasons, hardhats and their impact-absorbing suspensions need replacement on a regular basis. By not updating this equipment, you could be leaving yourself open to serious injury or worse.
Going Fishing – for Wire

Greenlee

Going Fishing – for Wire

Getting new wire to new fixtures and receptacles can be a challenging task. Fishing tape is one of the tools electrical contractors frequently turn to, to make the job a bit easier. This is especially true when wire or cabling is installed in conduit. Contractors can choose from tapes in steel, stainless steel, fiberglass and nylon, and each of these offers advantages to meet an application’s specific needs.
How to Add Power to Your Wire-Fishing Efforts

Greenlee

How to Add Power to Your Wire-Fishing Efforts

Getting wire from point A to point B can require some ingenuity. Fishing tape is one popular manual option, but it can be time-consuming and can put some strain on installers’ joints. Depending on site conditions, contractors also can turn to machine-powered options to make the job a little easier. Power fishing can be a labor-saving alternative for all or part of a wiring installation job.
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