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Exploring More Ways to Bring Power to the People

Legrand/Wiremold

Exploring More Ways to Bring Power to the People

According to the latest information from the U.S. Energy Information Administration, Americans have made a big change in how they use electricity – specifically, they’re using less of it, year after year. In fact, between 2010 and 2017, average electrical consumption fell 9.5%, with a similar drop in electricity bills, after accounting for inflation.
Prefab Assemblies Help Contractors Address Labor Shortages

Legrand/Wiremold

Prefab Assemblies Help Contractors Address Labor Shortages

One fact is hard to miss if you’ve spent any time on electrical jobsites lately – electrical contractors are getting older. In fact, according to Electrical Contractor Magazine’s 2018 survey of electrical contractors, contractors’ average age has topped 58 years old, up a full year since the publication’s 2016 poll.
Child Safety … Is It Worth the Money?

Eaton Corporation

Child Safety … Is It Worth the Money?

Kids. You've got to love the little rug rats. It's so much fun to watch as they scoot around the floor. For years, my wife ran a childcare service from our home.

We also have three grandkids of our own, all of them girls. The oldest is seven (going on 15) and the other two are four-year-old twins.
Hoffmann - Simple Solutions. Speedy Results.
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Lighting to Help Keep You Safe and Clean

Hubbell Lighting

Lighting to Help Keep You Safe and Clean

Don’t look now, but those new light fixtures in your lab, office or cafeteria may be doing a lot more than illuminating the space.

They may also be actively disinfecting your immediate surroundings, suppressing the growth of a wide range of common bacteria, molds, fungi and yeast that can lead to individual and public health risks.
Floor Boxes (and Floor Box Accessories)

Arlington Industries, Inc.

Floor Boxes (and Floor Box Accessories)

It was during a lecture in the school auditorium where I came across my first floor box. I was bored to death and looking around for something to pass the time. When I glanced down, I noticed a brass device on the floor beneath me.

It had what looked like a round cover with a slot in the middle. Just perfect for sticking in a quarter and turning.

Sure enough, the lid came off and an electrical outlet appeared before my eyes.
Adding Corrosion Protection to Liquidtight Fittings with PVC Coatings

Calbond

Adding Corrosion Protection to Liquidtight Fittings with PVC Coatings

Steel fittings in a variety of formulations have been liquidtight raceway products of choice since the early days of electrical distribution. When these products have been galvanized, a thin zinc coating offers corrosion resistance for use in many outdoor and exterior applications where non-galvanized steel might otherwise rust through. But electrical wiring requires extra protection in more significantly corrosive environments. So, contractors need to consider materials that offer more advanced protection in settings where chemicals, salt spray and other damaging substances are common.
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