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Southwire Develops Overhead Conductor for Extreme Ice Conditions

Southwire Company

Southwire Develops Overhead Conductor for Extreme Ice Conditions

Numerous electric utilities across the country have had to weather significant ice storms over the past several winters that have taken down overhead transmission and distribution lines.

Southwire has developed a new high-quality and high-strength overhead conductor designed to help power lines withstand extreme ice loads.
AFC Cable Color Codes MC Cables for Speed and Ease of Identification and Inspection

AFC Cable Systems / Atkore International

AFC Cable Color Codes MC Cables for Speed and Ease of Identification and Inspection

Atkore International’s AFC Cable uses color coding to save contractors and building owners time, money and maintenance costs when wiring new or retrofit locations.

The company’s Type MC cables including MC TUFF, MC Lite and other MC cables in a variety of specialty configurations do this using AFC’s ColorSpec ID System.
Wireless Light Control Helped Reduce Labor and Installation Costs at the Seattle VA Hospital

Lutron Electronics Co., Inc.

Wireless Light Control Helped Reduce Labor and Installation Costs at the Seattle VA Hospital

Working with energy-efficient lighting service provider, Northwest Edison, The Veteran’s Memorial Hospital in Seattle, Washington completed a renovation of its Facilities building, some office space and several laboratories to provide a more energy-efficient, updated space. The installation was complicated by the fact that the hospital building was constructed in the early 1950s, and budgets were tight.
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Simple Strategies to Reduce Energy

Lutron Electronics Co., Inc.

Simple Strategies to Reduce Energy

In new construction, sustainable building practices are becoming the norm. But even in existing buildings, simple strategies can be implemented quickly and easily to address inefficiencies, reduce energy use, improve comfort, and enhance productivity in the space.
Bonding vs. Grounding: A Primer

Arlington Industries, Inc.

Bonding vs. Grounding: A Primer

Bonding and grounding are simple concepts, but, unfortunately, they’re also easily confused with each other. Definitions of one term often get wrapped up in the definitions of the other, and, before long, one can begin thinking the words are interchangeable.

“Grounding” refers to the creation of a path from electrical equipment to the earth. It is intended to protect equipment and help prevent fires that might occur due to high voltages resulting from lightning strikes, line surges or unintended contact with higher-voltage lines.
The Top Factors to Consider When Working on a Data Center

Cope Cable Tray

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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