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How Today’s Dimmers Are Getting Smart

WattStopper

How Today’s Dimmers Are Getting Smart

When dimming technology first came to the mass market in the early 1960s, ambience-setting was a major motivator. With a simple turn of a dial, a brightly lit restaurant or home dining room could take on the appearance of a candlelit retreat. Then in the 1970s and 1980s, energy savings became a big sales driver, as lower light levels helped to drive down rising utility costs.
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.
Getting from Point A to Point B – Electrical Raceways

Robroy Industries

Getting from Point A to Point B – Electrical Raceways

I was helping a friend troubleshoot a wiring problem in his hunting "cabin." It was actually an old house on about 200 acres of land.

Out in the boonies. Away from civilization. And any electrical supplier or home improvement store. For miles …
NIMBUS4FLEX Pre-Insulated Connectors from ILSCO
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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.
Surge Protective Devices: Know What You’re Specifying

Littelfuse, Inc.

Surge Protective Devices: Know What You’re Specifying

Surge protective devices (SPDs) are critical components of any commercial or industrial electrical system. SPDs guard equipment from the over-voltages that can result from lighting strikes or equipment operation. Without this protection, these short-term events can cause long-term – and expensive – damage. Choosing the right SPD requires knowing where the device will be applied, along with the appropriate size to meet application needs.
Don’t Forget Surge Protection in Your Next Plant Upgrade

Littelfuse, Inc.

Don’t Forget Surge Protection in Your Next Plant Upgrade

The need for surge protection isn’t a new issue for industrial facility managers. Transient high voltages have likely been damaging plant equipment since electricity was first introduced. But today’s digital equipment can be more sensitive to surge events than earlier analog versions. This is why it’s important to consider whether existing protection is adequate when upgrading connected motors and controls.
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Temporary Light Strings and Area Lighting
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