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Smart Office Lighting – It's in their DNA

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Smart Office Lighting – It's in their DNA

No, we're not talking about  deoxyribonucleic acid. That's complex in its understanding, has nothing to do with smart office lighting, and besides...

I can't even spell it.

What I can spell (and even understand) is Distributed Network Architecture. That's DNA for smart lighting and it has some significant advantages over and differences from its biological counterpart.
Material Concerns in Explosion-Proof Product Design

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Material Concerns in Explosion-Proof Product Design

Hazardous areas require special attention from specifiers. These are areas, as defined in the National Electrical Code, where a combustible atmosphere raises a risk of explosion if sparks or open flames or present. This risk could be the result of flammable gases, combustible vapors, combustible dust or easily ignitable fibers.
Wiring Devices for the Homeowner

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Wiring Devices for the Homeowner

My usual wiring "natural habitat" has been industrial/commercial settings. In fact, for over 25 years, I've been an IME.

But, I occasionally hack my way through the residential jungle. Obviously, I'm the chief (and only) electrician in my own home. In fact, a few years back I was able to put my skills to work when we renovated our flat roof carport, morphing it into a laundry room, sewing room, and my personal office.
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Commercial/Industrial Wiring Devices

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Commercial/Industrial Wiring Devices

After writing an article about residential wiring devices, I'm finally back to more familiar turf... commercial and industrial environments. But even though I've been around this stuff for a long time, the improvements and innovations continue to keep me interested.

Some device considerations
When choosing the right wiring device for a particular operation or use, you must consider various factors.
Hubbell’s New Field Termination Plugs Offer Direct, “Tool-Less” Connect to Devices

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Hubbell’s New Field Termination Plugs Offer Direct, “Tool-Less” Connect to Devices

Hubbell Premise Wiring now offers new Category 6 and 6A field terminating plugs that allow for fast and secure direct-connect applications to wireless access points, IP security cameras and other security and AV systems throughout a location.

Hubbell’s new SP6 series plugs support 5 Gigabit networks while SP6A is designed to support 10 Gigabit links.
The Top Factors to Consider When Working on a Data Center

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The Top Factors to Consider When Working on a Data Center

The dependence on quality, reliable data is now more business-critical than ever. Businesses rely on data centers for 24/7 connectivity; to uphold federal codes and regulations; and to ensure resiliency, performance, and more—all so the business can stick to meeting the demands of their own customers. Data centers should also be highly adaptable.
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