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Hands-free Pulling: Taking the Strain and Stress Out of Cable Installs

Greenlee

Hands-free Pulling: Taking the Strain and Stress Out of Cable Installs

Running new services or upgrading existing ones can be difficult, even dangerous work. Installing the conduit, junction boxes and other related fittings is no walk in the park. From hanging strut to making bends to getting everything to fit together, the entire process can be backbreaking work. And with larger services … the hard work seems to increase exponentially.
Jobsite, Farm, or Cabin in the Woods: Portable Power-to-Go is a Must

Klein Tools, Inc.

Jobsite, Farm, or Cabin in the Woods: Portable Power-to-Go is a Must

Mobility and portability is a necessity today. As an electrician, you know that. When I was an electrical troubleshooter and installer, I was often on location before the power was installed … or when it was down. That meant I needed to either pack a long extension cord, run a gas generator, or use battery-powered tools and lights.
Shining a Light on Electrical Counterfeiting

ILSCO

Shining a Light on Electrical Counterfeiting

Wiring connectors and terminals are the kind of electrical product many contractors buy in bulk, without paying much attention to their details or markings. And if the products install normally, there might be no reason to think more about them.
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LED Lighting Has Come a Long Way

Universal Douglas

LED Lighting Has Come a Long Way

Last night we sat outside in our big side yard. The moon was full, the air was cool, and a slight breeze tussled Mary’s hair. Sipping on a cup of coffee, I watched the flickering orange flames of the Tiki torches in the beautiful flower garden our daughter had planted for us. Their warm glow soothed my mind.
Water Heater Timer Switches Can Help Throw Cold Water on Rising Electricity Bills

Intermatic, Inc.

Water Heater Timer Switches Can Help Throw Cold Water on Rising Electricity Bills

If I were to ask you which home appliance uses the most electricity, you might turn first to the refrigerator (after the central air conditioning unit, that is). Ten or so years ago, you might have been right, but improved energy efficiency standards have bumped refrigerators down a notch in a home’s electricity usage.
New Construction Lighting Allows Contractors to String it Along

Voltec Power & Lighting

New Construction Lighting Allows Contractors to String it Along

Location lighting is a critical component in ensuring construction safety, but when a job is under construction, permanent, installed fixtures often aren’t available. So, contractors turn to temporary lighting options. While stand-mounted fixtures can help in individual rooms, string lights are a go-to for larger areas.
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