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Get BUG-gy to Control Outdoor Light Pollution

Hubbell Lighting

Get BUG-gy to Control Outdoor Light Pollution

Controlling commercial outdoor lighting isn’t only important for energy efficiency, it’s also important for human and animal health. Excessive outdoor lighting can affect sleeping patterns, impact bird migration and deprive all of us of views of the nighttime sky.
Don’t Be Blue – Outdoor Lighting Has Warmed Up

Hubbell Lighting

Don’t Be Blue – Outdoor Lighting Has Warmed Up

Correlated color temperature (CCT) has become a hot topic in commercial outdoor lighting, as many have argued LED-based fixtures are just too, well, cool. In part, this is because this newer technology produces a different kind of light than the high-pressure sodium and metal halide fixtures we all became accustomed to during those technologies’ decades of outdoor use.
Ways to Avoid Property Damage Caused by Electrical Fires

Gardner Bender

Ways to Avoid Property Damage Caused by Electrical Fires

October is fire safety month. Home electrical fires account for an estimated $1.5 billion in property damage each year. Gardner Bender’s testers make it easy and safe to test electrical systems and avoid accidents.
 
As a part of fire safety, it is important to have smoke alarms that work properly and are installed with a fully charged battery. Gardner Bender offers several solutions for testing multiple types of batteries, including our GBT-3502 Household Battery Tester and our GBT-500A Analog Battery Tester.
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Connector and Coupling Options to Keep Conductors Dry

Bridgeport Fittings, Inc.

Connector and Coupling Options to Keep Conductors Dry

Electrical fittings are everywhere in home and business distribution systems – so much so, you might think they’re all interchangeable. But for contractors working in multiple indoor and outdoor locations, that’s not the case. Not all connectors or other fittings offer the same level of protection for the cabling running through them, which is why matching this hardware to its specific applications is so important.
May it be a light to you … when all other lights go out

Voltec Power & Lighting

May it be a light to you … when all other lights go out

If you're a J.R.R. Tolkien fan, you recognized that headline reference. Or if you're a movie buff and watched the Lord of the Rings trilogy, you're familiar with the little jar of liquid that lit up when you talked to it.

But in any case, if you're an electrician, you've been in dark places because of power outages or new construction.

I've been in my share of them, for sure.
Corrosion Resistance and Precise Casting Give Contractors Something to Zinc About

Bridgeport Fittings, Inc.

Corrosion Resistance and Precise Casting Give Contractors Something to Zinc About

A number of materials can be used to manufacture electrical connectors and couplers, with steel and zinc leading the pack. Each material has its advantages that can make it more appropriate for specific applications, but it’s important to remember that all such fittings have to meet specific requirements to gain a UL listing. For example, die-cast zinc alloy offerings can add value where corrosion is a threat.
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