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Cable Management For Fun and Profit – Part 1

Legrand North America

Cable Management For Fun and Profit – Part 1

Okay, maybe I went a little overboard saying that cable management is fun. But it can be enjoyable, using the right tools. And if you're an installer, coming up with innovative and attractive solutions for your customer can definitely be profitable.
RLM Lighting Has Come Out of the Barn

Kichler Lighting

RLM Lighting Has Come Out of the Barn

The great American architect Louis Sullivan was famous for coining the phrase “form follows function,” a maxim that defined many of his own buildings. Essentially, he meant that the shape of an object (or building) should be based on the function it’s intended to serve.
Manufacturers Are Turning up the Heat on Thermostat Intelligence

Hubbell Wiring Systems

Manufacturers Are Turning up the Heat on Thermostat Intelligence

I thought programmable thermostats were a brilliant invention when I bought my first one back in 2003. That’s when I moved out of my Chicago condo, with its centrally controlled boiler, and into a single-family home. I liked the set-it-and-forget-it convenience of programing a week’s-worth of morning, evening and weekend temperature changes that just happened automatically.
Arlington SNAP2IT Connectors
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Plugging Into Control and Savings With New Smart Outlets

Hubbell Wiring Systems

Plugging Into Control and Savings With New Smart Outlets

When they were first launched several years ago, smart plugs seemed like just another new toy for the tech-obsessed. But, over time, many consumers have come to appreciate the convenience they can offer. For example, combined with a mobile app, they can take the place of the complicated timers you might have used to turn lights on and off when you’ve been away.
Smart Panelboards – Making Smart Homes Even Smarter

Leviton Manufacturing Company

Smart Panelboards – Making Smart Homes Even Smarter

I'm not a spring chicken by any stretch of the imagination. But I'm not technology challenged, either. Fired up my first computer in the '80s, and I've had a love affair with tech ever since. Don't tell my wife, okay?

Seriously though, I do like my tech and use it to make life easier for me. I have high-speed internet in the 1 gigabyte range, flying over fiber optics supplied by my electric company.
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.
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