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Do Transformers Need Local Disconnects?

Eaton

Do Transformers Need Local Disconnects?

Transformers are part of everyday electrical life. That's a given. They're a necessary part of every circuit in some way, from power generation to power distribution. And the electrical installation standards are always in a state of flux as more is studied and learned about electrical safety and efficiency.
Thermistors: Tiny Devices Helping Home Appliances Keep Their Cool (or Heat)

Littelfuse, Inc.

Thermistors: Tiny Devices Helping Home Appliances Keep Their Cool (or Heat)

During this ongoing pandemic, I, like a lot of people, began doing a lot more cooking. I haven’t jumped on the sourdough band wagon (yet), but I have started making some of my own bread along with pizza dough.
Install Smart Submeters for More Intelligent Energy Control

Leviton Manufacturing Company

Install Smart Submeters for More Intelligent Energy Control

Submeters have been around for a while. Submetering allows building owners to charge tenants equitably for their part of the facility's energy bills. Submetering is quite common for electrical usage. But it can be used for gas, water, and other utilities.
BURNDY® Wire Management
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Digging Holes and Planting Poles – Part One

BURNDY® LLC

Digging Holes and Planting Poles – Part One

They call it the 'grid' and most of us barely even notice it. Well, at least most of the time. We drive by power poles and under overhead power lines and never raise an eyebrow. Most people take a constant supply of electrical power for granted.

Until the steady flow of electrons ceases, that is.
Digging Holes and Planting Poles – Part Two

BURNDY® LLC

Digging Holes and Planting Poles – Part Two

Or it might be better stated: digging holes or planting poles. What I'm talking about is the differences between overhead and underground electrical cabling. I've been doing some research on this of late and it's interesting.

So, which is better – overhead or underground power transmission? The answer is a resounding …

Yes.
When it Comes to Occupancy and Vacancy Sensors, Success is All About Location

Intermatic, Inc.

When it Comes to Occupancy and Vacancy Sensors, Success is All About Location

Energy-conscious consumers and business owners have long understood the value occupancy/vacancy sensors offer when it comes to savings in their monthly utility bills. And several leading commercial energy codes now require lighting to be controlled by these devices to help keep the lights on only where there needed.
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