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LED Lamp Efficiency Set to Grow With New Standards

Cree, Inc.

LED Lamp Efficiency Set to Grow With New Standards

The DOE has released new efficiency standards for LED lamps, set to take effect in 2028. The target efficacy will be 120 lm/W, up from the current 45 lm/W. Manufacturers are already halfway there and will likely use new technologies to meet the higher standards.
Cutting the Powerplant Cord, or At Least Loosening Its Grip

Littelfuse, Inc.

Cutting the Powerplant Cord, or At Least Loosening Its Grip

The decision to implement a photovoltaic system involves careful consideration of economic factors. While the initial costs can be substantial, solar power offers the potential for long-term savings, energy independence, and protection against rising electricity prices. This article explores the key financial aspects of going solar.
Increase Profit Margins Using Labor-saving Cable and Data Wiring

Molex Incorporated

Increase Profit Margins Using Labor-saving Cable and Data Wiring

Every electrical contractor I know is in the business to make a profit. One of the only ways to increase your profits over time is to take on more and larger electrical projects. The more work, the more money… most of the time.

But, taking on more projects usually means adding staff. Your crew needs to be bigger to handle the load.
Vive Lighting Controls
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Low-Voltage Lighting: Tapping into Lower Volts for Higher Profits

WAC Lighting Co.

Low-Voltage Lighting: Tapping into Lower Volts for Higher Profits

Let's spotlight the benefits of low-voltage lighting, a rapidly advancing and potentially lucrative addition to your electrical services. This technology enhances lighting design, offers significant energy savings, and boosts aesthetic appeal, making it a sensible expansion for your service offerings.
From Theory to Application: Understanding and Implementing Color Temperature and CRI in Lighting Design

Signify

From Theory to Application: Understanding and Implementing Color Temperature and CRI in Lighting Design

Maintaining proper lighting levels, color temperature, and Color Rendering Index (CRI) is crucial for various applications. Color temperature affects the ambiance, while CRI determines color accuracy. LEDs offer flexibility in color temperature, have a high CRI, produce less heat, and are energy-efficient compared to incandescent lamps.
How Communicating Thermostats are Revolutionizing Comfort and Efficiency

Johnson Controls Inc.

How Communicating Thermostats are Revolutionizing Comfort and Efficiency

Smart, communicating thermostats are transforming HVAC control, offering energy efficiency and comfort. However, their digital communication protocols can pose compatibility challenges for electrical contractors during installation.
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