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Going Underground: Wire Management in Direct Burial Projects

ILSCO

Going Underground: Wire Management in Direct Burial Projects

Not all wiring is created equal – after all, some of it has to be buried underground. While this cable might not see the varied weather exposure of unburied, outdoor lines, it faces its own unique challenges.
Whole Home Protection – SPDs

Intermatic, Inc.

Whole Home Protection – SPDs

Today’s homes, no matter the date of construction, have one thing in common. Scads of electronic devices populate our personal domiciles, even those of us “old folks.”

When you think about it, there aren’t too many appliances and pieces of equipment that aren’t controlled by some sort of circuit board, or even computer-style mother board.
Look, Ma, No Wires – and a New Business Opportunity

Westinghouse Lighting Corporation

Look, Ma, No Wires – and a New Business Opportunity

Lighting without wires – that’s the promise solar-powered security lighting offers homeowners. If you’re an electrical contractor, you might see that lack of wires as a threat to your installation business – after all, if there aren’t any wires, why would customers turn to you for help?
Floor Box Kit with Recessed Wiring Device
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Illuminate Your World: The Art and Science of Outdoor Lighting

Kichler Lighting

Illuminate Your World: The Art and Science of Outdoor Lighting

As I pondered this topic, I was relaxing in our side yard, gazing at the garden in the dark. Well, not totally in the dark. The garden was delightfully illuminated by flickering tiki torch lamps … lit by LEDs, charged by the sun. Spotlights shone on my miniature windmill as it lazily spun in the evening breeze.
Look Beyond Lumens per Watt for Even More LED Energy Savings

Universal Douglas

Look Beyond Lumens per Watt for Even More LED Energy Savings

In just a little more than a decade, LED lighting systems have moved from a not-quite-yet-there technology to one that essentially owns the market, especially in commercial applications. With efficacy ratings that now surpass those of once-dominant fluorescent fixtures, LEDs also can operate for years before needing replacement, versus months for fluorescent tubes.
Temporary Commercial Power Distribution

Voltec Power & Lighting

Temporary Commercial Power Distribution

When working as an electrician in a processing plant, I was often called in to work on renovations, new area construction, and emergency repair scenarios. Often there wasn’t permanent power available, so temporary power using extension cords was necessary to power up tools and equipment for the job.
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