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Have a Tricky Fixture Installation? There’s a Box for That.

Arlington Industries, Inc.

Have a Tricky Fixture Installation? There’s a Box for That.

There’s a lot of electrical work that goes on in our ceilings. Light fixtures, fans, smoke and carbon monoxide detectors – all of these devices often find a home above our heads. The trick for electrical contractors can lie in how to mount these products, given the broad array of ceiling conditions they can encounter.
Staying Grounded: The Connections that Matter

BURNDY® LLC

Staying Grounded: The Connections that Matter

Grounding is a critical safety component in any electrical system. It provides a safe pathway for excess electrical current that arises through a short circuit or surge event to travel to the earth. Otherwise, that current could end up electrifying adjacent surfaces, creating an obvious safety hazard.
Wireless Helps Contractors Work Smarter Not Harder

Lutron Electronics Co., Inc.

Wireless Helps Contractors Work Smarter Not Harder

Lighting impacts virtually every aspect of a building, and as a result, contractors are always looking for solutions that make lighting control easier to estimate, faster to install, and more profitable.
Arlington SNAP2IT Connectors
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Latest Advancements Allow Standalone Area Lighting – No Wires Required

Light Efficient Design

Latest Advancements Allow Standalone Area Lighting – No Wires Required

Off-grid lighting products were once restricted to truly off-grid locations. Old-school lead-acid batteries needed regular maintenance and the added costs made these fixtures only practical where wiring simply wasn’t possible, in applications like remote cell towers or other such locations. That’s changing quickly, though. New all-in-one options combine high-efficiency LED fixtures with attached solar panels and lithium-ion batteries, creating affordable new possibilities for wires-free area lighting installations, even in dense urban locations.
New LED Offerings Make It Easy to Switch Things Up

Light Efficient Design

New LED Offerings Make It Easy to Switch Things Up

As someone who’s been writing about LED lighting for almost a decade, I’ve gotten used to the terms “color temperature” and “light output,” and I now have a reasonably good idea about what to look for when shopping for my own lamps (aka, “bulbs”) and fixtures. But I still, on occasion, either realize I’ve chose the wrong lamp for a fixture or wish I could move between two color temperatures with the same luminaire.
When the Table Are Turned … You Still Have Power

Legrand North America

When the Table Are Turned … You Still Have Power

About 15 years ago, a friend of mine and I remodeled a vending room area. It used to be full of snack machines and microwaves lined up around 3 walls. We turned that area into a nifty conference room. Ronnie did the carpentry work, building a very nice U shaped workspace around an open area where the speaker would stand.
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NetPak: Five "Must-Have" Tools for Electrical Contractors
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Mersen's Fused Coordination Panelboard
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Kichler Introduces Direct to Ceiling Downlights
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