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Busways – An Alternative to Conduit and Cable

Eaton

Busways – An Alternative to Conduit and Cable

As an industrial electrician, I've installed miles of conduit. And of course, once installed, even more miles of cables and conductors had to be snaked through it.

Even with raceways, it's always at least a two-step process – raceway, then conductors.

Of course, that will always be a part of many installations.
Smart In-Wall, Easy to Install Time Switches

Intermatic, Inc.

Smart In-Wall, Easy to Install Time Switches

One of big problems with installing too many “smart” devices in the home can be that users can sometimes feel too “dumb” (or at least confused/frustrated or under informed) to connect them all.

The Ascend 7-Day, In-Wall Programmable Timer is designed to take away that feeling or reservation. Made by Intermatic, the Ascend is designed to allow contractors easy installation and homeowners seamless access to a wide range of high-tech applications such as lighting and security/access control.
Could Busway Be the "Besway" for Power Distribution?

Eaton

Could Busway Be the "Besway" for Power Distribution?

Sorry for the play on words. Couldn't resist.

Even though the headline's kind of funny, power distribution is no laughing matter, right?

In major commercial and industrial construction, getting your electrical distribution network is a vital part of the job. Face it … everything runs on electricity.
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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.
Explosion Proof Enclosure for the Industrial Internet of Things (IoT) from Emerson

Appleton Grp LLC

Explosion Proof Enclosure for the Industrial Internet of Things (IoT) from Emerson

Emerson says it has introduced the world’s first hybrid panel board designed to serve as a single point of control for both power and fiber communications to serve the burgeoning Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) market.

The company’s Appleton PlexPower Fiber Panel is specifically designed for hazardous locations such as petrochemical plants, chemical plants, wastewater treatment centers, pulp/paper facilities, corrosive indoor and outdoor environments and other locales where flammable gases or vapors are present.
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.
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