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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.
Water Heater Timer Switches Can Help Throw Cold Water on Rising Electricity Bills

Intermatic, Inc.

Water Heater Timer Switches Can Help Throw Cold Water on Rising Electricity Bills

If I were to ask you which home appliance uses the most electricity, you might turn first to the refrigerator (after the central air conditioning unit, that is). Ten or so years ago, you might have been right, but improved energy efficiency standards have bumped refrigerators down a notch in a home’s electricity usage.
Upgrading the U.S. Power Grid Needs to be Job One

BURNDY® LLC

Upgrading the U.S. Power Grid Needs to be Job One

About 9 PM last night, I got a text from my sister in northern Indiana. She told us (my brother in Arizona was included on the text) that her power had gone out.

Again.
ET Series Electronic Controls (Basic/Basic+)
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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.
Load Centers Designed for Easier, Cleaner Wiring Tasks

Siemens Industry, Inc.

Load Centers Designed for Easier, Cleaner Wiring Tasks

I’m kind of a neat freak. There, I said it.

When I’m doing a wiring project, I take pains to make it look good. And I know I’m not the only one.
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