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NEMA Ratings Versus IP Codes

Wiegmann

NEMA Ratings Versus IP Codes

Acronyms.

Love ‘em or hate ‘em, you gotta deal with them. Right?

A young electrician texted me on my phone the other day and the message was full of the darn things. We met up for coffee later that afternoon, and he had a big grin on his face.
Modular Wiring Devices Make Upgrades a Snap

Leviton Manufacturing Company

Modular Wiring Devices Make Upgrades a Snap

It used to be that electrical receptacles and switches were lifetime devices. They’d be installed when a house was constructed and remain in place indefinitely, unless they failed or the house was remodeled. Then, likely, the devices were replaced with an updated version of the same product, which in turn stayed in place for decades.
New Construction Lighting Allows Contractors to String it Along

Voltec Power & Lighting

New Construction Lighting Allows Contractors to String it Along

Location lighting is a critical component in ensuring construction safety, but when a job is under construction, permanent, installed fixtures often aren’t available. So, contractors turn to temporary lighting options. While stand-mounted fixtures can help in individual rooms, string lights are a go-to for larger areas.
NEW! Lutron Vive Wireless Lighting Controls vs. Wired Controls
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Countertop Boxes That Power More Than Blenders

Hubbell Wiring Systems

Countertop Boxes That Power More Than Blenders

We all need a little more power at times. No matter how many we’ve installed in room, there never seems to be enough plug-ins for everything.
Casting Some Shade on Home Automation

Lutron Electronics Co., Inc.

Casting Some Shade on Home Automation

If you needed more evidence that the smart-device revolution is remaking our homes, consider the growing market for residential automated window shades and blinds. These products have certainly been around for years in high-end, custom homes.
Bringing Cybersafety to Building Safety

Edwards Signaling & Security Systems

Bringing Cybersafety to Building Safety

Wireless sensors, controls and other connected devices are everywhere these days. In my own house, I’ve got a smart thermostat, app-controlled light bulbs and even a few Wi-Fi enabled appliances – yes, it might sound ridiculous to have a washer and dryer connected to the internet, but it sure is handy to know when the laundry’s done when both machines are two floors away.
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