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Lighting Up Right: Nailing the Essentials for a Safe Install

Appleton Grp LLC

Lighting Up Right: Nailing the Essentials for a Safe Install

Installing and maintaining lighting in commercial and industrial settings was my job for the better part of 36 years. While I worked solo for much of that time, I often worked with other team members. And sometimes, my “joy and delight” was following up on installations and repairs done by others.
LED Lamp Efficiency Set to Grow With New Standards

Cree, Inc.

LED Lamp Efficiency Set to Grow With New Standards

The DOE has released new efficiency standards for LED lamps, set to take effect in 2028. The target efficacy will be 120 lm/W, up from the current 45 lm/W. Manufacturers are already halfway there and will likely use new technologies to meet the higher standards.
Increase Profit Margins Using Labor-saving Cable and Data Wiring

Molex Incorporated

Increase Profit Margins Using Labor-saving Cable and Data Wiring

Every electrical contractor I know is in the business to make a profit. One of the only ways to increase your profits over time is to take on more and larger electrical projects. The more work, the more money… most of the time.

But, taking on more projects usually means adding staff. Your crew needs to be bigger to handle the load.
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From Theory to Application: Understanding and Implementing Color Temperature and CRI in Lighting Design

Signify

From Theory to Application: Understanding and Implementing Color Temperature and CRI in Lighting Design

Maintaining proper lighting levels, color temperature, and Color Rendering Index (CRI) is crucial for various applications. Color temperature affects the ambiance, while CRI determines color accuracy. LEDs offer flexibility in color temperature, have a high CRI, produce less heat, and are energy-efficient compared to incandescent lamps.
How Communicating Thermostats are Revolutionizing Comfort and Efficiency

Johnson Controls Inc.

How Communicating Thermostats are Revolutionizing Comfort and Efficiency

Smart, communicating thermostats are transforming HVAC control, offering energy efficiency and comfort. However, their digital communication protocols can pose compatibility challenges for electrical contractors during installation.
Powering Your New EV: Electricians Guide Buyers Through Charging Options

Leviton Manufacturing Company

Powering Your New EV: Electricians Guide Buyers Through Charging Options

Electrical contractors will play a role in EV purchasing as buyers consider charging options. Charger amperage and vehicle acceptance rate matter. Adapters ensure compatibility between charging port styles, so buyers needn't worry about future purchases.
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