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3D Printed LED Luminaires – Coming to America

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3D Printed LED Luminaires – Coming to America

They say you can't teach an old dog new tricks …

But, I'm an old dog and I just learned of a brand new "trick" that literally made me sit up and beg for more. I thought I'd seen everything, but I was wrong … so very wrong.
My mind's been officially … blown.
Better Solar Components Mean Less Expensive Installations

Bridgeport Fittings, Inc.

Better Solar Components Mean Less Expensive Installations

If you think you’re seeing solar panels on more of your neighbors’ houses lately, there’s a good reason: solar power is getting cheaper. Even as federal tax credits are being reduced, installed costs continue to fall. This is thanks to both less expensive – and more efficient – panels and inverters, along with money- and time-saving improvements to all the ancillary hardware required to put systems in place.
Control Panels – Your Menu Options Have Changed

Panduit Corp

Control Panels – Your Menu Options Have Changed

I get that all the time when calling the bank or the credit union or any business these days. Once connected, a voice on the other end warns me:

"Please listen carefully. Our menu options have changed."

Most of the time they haven't, at least not for some time. But the reminder is still there, enjoining me to practice careful listening.
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More Control Panel Solutions to Make Work Easier

Panduit Corp

More Control Panel Solutions to Make Work Easier

In another article, we talked a bit about some of the new products that have changed how we design and work with control panels. We discussed many of the electronic components that took the place of old analog and magnetic mechanisms that were common in days gone by.

Of course, many old school components are still used when the need for electronics isn't pressing.
But one thing will always remain necessary in one form or fashion: conductors.
When Your LED Engine Dies, Fix It

Universal Lighting Technologies, Inc.

When Your LED Engine Dies, Fix It

Luminaires manufactured with LEDs (light emitting diodes) are quickly becoming the preferred form of lighting in both commercial and industrial lighting. Even residential lighting is moving toward that option.

For example, LED fixtures and bulbs illuminate about 95% of my own home, including outdoor flood lighting.
GFCI Protection – An Industrial/Commercial Requirement

Molex Incorporated

GFCI Protection – An Industrial/Commercial Requirement

In another article, we looked at ground fault circuit interrupters for the home and hearth. But, that's not the only place GFCIs are used and required.

In the work environment, their use is governed by OSHA, NEC® and other codes and standards.
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