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LED Work Lighting Helps Contractors Get the Job Done

Light Efficient Design

LED Work Lighting Helps Contractors Get the Job Done

It truly amazes me how LEDs have transformed the lighting industry in just a decade. In 2012, manufacturers introduced the first bulbs to match the output of a standard 60W incandescent. They weren’t dimmable and could cost $25 or more. Fast forward to 2023, and LEDs now dominate the lighting market, and inexpensive replacement lamps can cost less than $5 and last 10-20 years.
Planning for Consumer Solar Energy Installations

Bridgeport Fittings, Inc.

Planning for Consumer Solar Energy Installations

Alternative energy sources— green, clean solar and wind power—certainly get a lot of “air time” of late. (Pun intended.)

Of course, water power has been around a long time. And still is for power generation on a large scale. But it’s not so convenient for single user electrical supply, or even most municipalities.
Fiber Optics – Secure Data at the Speed of Light … Almost

Leviton Manufacturing Company

Fiber Optics – Secure Data at the Speed of Light … Almost

Fun fact. Light travels at approximately 186,000 miles per second. Whoosh.

That’s kind of fast, right? Faster than my old Ford pickup, anyway.
Lutron's LED Dimmer Combines a Classic Look with the Latest Lighting Control Technology
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Save Money, Energy, and Maintenance Time with LED Luminaires

Light Efficient Design

Save Money, Energy, and Maintenance Time with LED Luminaires

I was talking to my brother, Mark, on the phone last night. We’d been trying to connect all week and finally got the chance. I’m in Arkansas and he’s in Arizona, so the time difference can be a pain.

We just missed each other the day before because he was over with the neighbors across the street.
Today’s EV Chargers Powering Up Functionality

Siemens Industry, Inc.

Today’s EV Chargers Powering Up Functionality

The electric vehicle (EV) market has had a great 2022, reaching approximately 6% of total U.S. auto and truck sales in the third quarter. While that might seem a small percentage, consider that it’s up from just 2.2% during the same quarter in 2020.
Know the Devices That Do – and Don’t – Meet NEC’s New Surge Protection Requirements

Mersen

Know the Devices That Do – and Don’t – Meet NEC’s New Surge Protection Requirements

Whole-home surge protection has become a much bigger issue for residential electrical contractors in the last year as local authorities have begun adopting the 2020 edition of the National Electrical Code (NEC).
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