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Help Customers Control Lighting with Motorized Shades and Blinds

Lutron Electronics Co., Inc.

Help Customers Control Lighting with Motorized Shades and Blinds

Next time you’re helping a customer design a new lighting layout (or upgrading an existing one) don’t forget the blinds.

That’s right. Window blinds.
Today’s Power Cutters Help Labor-Stretched Contractors Do More with Less

Greenlee

Today’s Power Cutters Help Labor-Stretched Contractors Do More with Less

Like companies in pretty much all the building trades these days, electrical contracting firms are becoming increasingly stretched when it comes to getting the staffing numbers in line with their needs.
LED Work Lighting Helps Contractors Get the Job Done

Light Efficient Design

LED Work Lighting Helps Contractors Get the Job Done

It truly amazes me how LEDs have transformed the lighting industry in just a decade. In 2012, manufacturers introduced the first bulbs to match the output of a standard 60W incandescent. They weren’t dimmable and could cost $25 or more. Fast forward to 2023, and LEDs now dominate the lighting market, and inexpensive replacement lamps can cost less than $5 and last 10-20 years.
Now Available—NEW Caséta Wireless Kits
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Planning for Consumer Solar Energy Installations

Bridgeport Fittings, Inc.

Planning for Consumer Solar Energy Installations

Alternative energy sources— green, clean solar and wind power—certainly get a lot of “air time” of late. (Pun intended.)

Of course, water power has been around a long time. And still is for power generation on a large scale. But it’s not so convenient for single user electrical supply, or even most municipalities.
What Makes Steel “Mild” – Ironing Out Your Metal Material Options

nVent HOFFMAN

What Makes Steel “Mild” – Ironing Out Your Metal Material Options

Looking through a manufacturer’s online enclosure catalog recently, I came across a term I hadn’t heard before. Now, I’m not a contractor, so I likely haven’t seen as many of these listings as you might have. But I am a journalist who has covered the construction industry for several decades, and the term “mild steel” stuck out to me when it showed up as a material option for the maker’s broad range of enclosure offerings.
Philips Lighting Offers Array of New LED Products

Philips Lighting Co.

Philips Lighting Offers Array of New LED Products

Earlier this year at the Light + Building 2018 trade show in Frankfurt, Germany, Philips Lighting announced a string of new initiatives aimed at the transition to more LED lamps as well as the inclusion of LEDs into the “Internet of Things” (IoT) in homes and buildings worldwide.

First the company announced IoT platform called Interact, designed to handle data collected from connected light points, sensors, devices and systems.
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Maestro Dual Controls with LED+ Technology
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New Electrical Estimating Podcast Reveals Practical Strategies for Channel Partners to Grow Market Share
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