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LED Lamp Efficiency Set to Grow With New Standards

Cree, Inc.

LED Lamp Efficiency Set to Grow With New Standards

The DOE has released new efficiency standards for LED lamps, set to take effect in 2028. The target efficacy will be 120 lm/W, up from the current 45 lm/W. Manufacturers are already halfway there and will likely use new technologies to meet the higher standards.
Cutting the Powerplant Cord, or At Least Loosening Its Grip

Littelfuse, Inc.

Cutting the Powerplant Cord, or At Least Loosening Its Grip

The decision to implement a photovoltaic system involves careful consideration of economic factors. While the initial costs can be substantial, solar power offers the potential for long-term savings, energy independence, and protection against rising electricity prices. This article explores the key financial aspects of going solar.
Low-Voltage Lighting: Tapping into Lower Volts for Higher Profits

WAC Lighting Co.

Low-Voltage Lighting: Tapping into Lower Volts for Higher Profits

Let's spotlight the benefits of low-voltage lighting, a rapidly advancing and potentially lucrative addition to your electrical services. This technology enhances lighting design, offers significant energy savings, and boosts aesthetic appeal, making it a sensible expansion for your service offerings.
Morris Products Introduces SmarToggle - The Only Stud/No-Stud Old-Work Box
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From Theory to Application: Understanding and Implementing Color Temperature and CRI in Lighting Design

Signify

From Theory to Application: Understanding and Implementing Color Temperature and CRI in Lighting Design

Maintaining proper lighting levels, color temperature, and Color Rendering Index (CRI) is crucial for various applications. Color temperature affects the ambiance, while CRI determines color accuracy. LEDs offer flexibility in color temperature, have a high CRI, produce less heat, and are energy-efficient compared to incandescent lamps.
How Communicating Thermostats are Revolutionizing Comfort and Efficiency

Johnson Controls Inc.

How Communicating Thermostats are Revolutionizing Comfort and Efficiency

Smart, communicating thermostats are transforming HVAC control, offering energy efficiency and comfort. However, their digital communication protocols can pose compatibility challenges for electrical contractors during installation.
Powering Your New EV: Electricians Guide Buyers Through Charging Options

Leviton Manufacturing Company

Powering Your New EV: Electricians Guide Buyers Through Charging Options

Electrical contractors will play a role in EV purchasing as buyers consider charging options. Charger amperage and vehicle acceptance rate matter. Adapters ensure compatibility between charging port styles, so buyers needn't worry about future purchases.
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