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Hands-free Pulling: Taking the Strain and Stress Out of Cable Installs

Greenlee

Hands-free Pulling: Taking the Strain and Stress Out of Cable Installs

Running new services or upgrading existing ones can be difficult, even dangerous work. Installing the conduit, junction boxes and other related fittings is no walk in the park. From hanging strut to making bends to getting everything to fit together, the entire process can be backbreaking work. And with larger services … the hard work seems to increase exponentially.
Jobsite, Farm, or Cabin in the Woods: Portable Power-to-Go is a Must

Klein Tools, Inc.

Jobsite, Farm, or Cabin in the Woods: Portable Power-to-Go is a Must

Mobility and portability is a necessity today. As an electrician, you know that. When I was an electrical troubleshooter and installer, I was often on location before the power was installed … or when it was down. That meant I needed to either pack a long extension cord, run a gas generator, or use battery-powered tools and lights.
Look Ma – No Wires!

Light Efficient Design

Look Ma – No Wires!

Outdoor lighting serves so many purposes, from basic safety to wayfinding and illuminating advertising signage. But getting these fixtures installed can be expensive and involve trenching through existing concrete, asphalt and landscaping to get wiring into place.
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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.
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.
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