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Puzzled by Outlet Placement? Try Getting Floored

Arlington Industries, Inc.

Puzzled by Outlet Placement? Try Getting Floored

During a big remodeling project this spring, I became more familiar with the options available for electrical receptacles these days. These include new features, like adding USB charging ports that do away with the need to track down the right adapter for every phone, smart watch and earbud charger. And now there are smart outlets you can control remotely (so, if you’re afraid you left the iron on, you can double check from your phone).
Secure Wire Termination Options

King Innovation

Secure Wire Termination Options

Although the ideal situation would be to have complete conductor runs with no splices, it's not always possible. When trouble shooting or adding another run to branch off the original, you'll need to use a secure way to terminate any splices to avoid loose conductors.
Put a Lid on It: Finding the Right Floor Box Cover

Arlington Industries, Inc.

Put a Lid on It: Finding the Right Floor Box Cover

Floor boxes are a great way to bring power and communications/data connections away from the walls and into the middle of a room. This could be to provide AV access for a presenter at a podium or needed kilowatts to a convention center floor.
Get extra room for wiring outdoors with Bell Deep PVC boxes
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New Smart Load Centers a Boon to Second-Home Owners – and Their Contractors

Leviton Manufacturing Company

New Smart Load Centers a Boon to Second-Home Owners – and Their Contractors

If you or someone you know has been looking to buy or sell a house lately, you likely know today’s real estate market is smoking hot. This is even more the case in areas were second-home ownership is high. Real estate transactions are continuing to reach record numbers even as many employers are beginning to call their workers back to the office following the COVID pandemic’s lockdowns.
Learning Some Breaker Basics

Leviton Manufacturing Company

Learning Some Breaker Basics

From a packaging standpoint, residential circuit breakers can all look pretty similar – and even interchangeable. But there are options contractors need to consider, based on where the breakers are being used and, today, how much intelligence homeowners might demand from their electrical system.
LED Retrofit Options – Part One, Fluorescent Tubes

EPCO

LED Retrofit Options – Part One, Fluorescent Tubes

If you've been reading this newsletter for a while, you've probably concluded that I'm a big proponent of LED lighting. But, if you haven't been …

I am. Almost an attic fan … I mean … fanatic.
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