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The Halls Are Alive With the Sound of Music!

Leviton Manufacturing Company

The Halls Are Alive With the Sound of Music!

And with the news, weather, and sports too. We've certainly come a long way from the days of getting up early in the cold, stumbling through the house, and lighting an oil lamp.
Smart Home Automation – Push, Plug, or Phone It Home

Leviton Manufacturing Company

Smart Home Automation – Push, Plug, or Phone It Home

I write a lot about smart home lighting. I'm fond of the way I can (and do) automate the lighting in my own home. And I'll touch on that in this article. But automation isn't the only way to create a 'smarter' home or office.
Load Center Makers Helping Short-Staffed Contractors Do More with Less

Siemens Industry, Inc.

Load Center Makers Helping Short-Staffed Contractors Do More with Less

It’s not news that the construction industry has been badly impacted by fallout related to the COVID-19 pandemic. A recent survey conducted by the Associated General Contractors of America and Autodesk quantifies just how far-reaching the effects have been, with many firms reporting project delays and cancellations, along with serious problems with supply chain disruptions.
Dryconn Waterproof Connectors
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Get Ready for the “Fall Back” Time Change in 2021

Intermatic, Inc.

Get Ready for the “Fall Back” Time Change in 2021

In addition to colorful leaves, pumpkin spice lattes and the start of sweater weather, the autumn months provide something we can all celebrate – an extra hour of sleep during the “fall back” time change.

Rest easy by using these tips to prepare for the annual Daylight Saving Time (DST) change this November.
What Makes Steel “Mild” – Ironing Out Your Metal Material Options

nVent HOFFMAN

What Makes Steel “Mild” – Ironing Out Your Metal Material Options

Looking through a manufacturer’s online enclosure catalog recently, I came across a term I hadn’t heard before. Now, I’m not a contractor, so I likely haven’t seen as many of these listings as you might have. But I am a journalist who has covered the construction industry for several decades, and the term “mild steel” stuck out to me when it showed up as a material option for the maker’s broad range of enclosure offerings.
Wall and Switch Boxes: Quick, Clean, and Done to Code

Hubbell RACO/TayMac/Bell

Wall and Switch Boxes: Quick, Clean, and Done to Code

I may be old school, but I take pride in my work. And if you're a true professional, I'm sure you do, too. Work needs to be done right … and to code. Even though a lot of what we do won't be seen, we know what's behind the wall. And sloppy just won't cut it.
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