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Disconnects Come in All Shapes and Sizes

Mersen

Disconnects Come in All Shapes and Sizes

When dealing with low, medium, or high AC voltages (or DC voltages for that matter), removing power from the circuit is crucial for any maintenance, servicing, or installation operation.

Most of the disconnects I've dealt with through the years have been fused and non-fused safety switches, switchgear disconnects, and disconnects mounted on starter buckets. Of course, circuit breakers are also a form of disconnect, but not normally designated as such.
How Tiny Antennas Help Power the Growing Internet of Things

Molex Incorporated

How Tiny Antennas Help Power the Growing Internet of Things

Have you noticed how the word “smart” is now being attached to everything from pill boxes to kitchen ranges? At times, it can seem “smart” is just today’s version of the old “new and improved” slogan many of us grew up with a few decades back. But in a lot of cases, these intelligent devices offer real value, with even more benefits to come in just the next few years. This is the promise of what’s come to be known as the “Internet of Things” – or, IoT, for short.
Power Over Ethernet Meets Two Needs with a Single Cable

Molex Incorporated

Power Over Ethernet Meets Two Needs with a Single Cable

Commercial office buildings have been becoming smarter for several decades, now. Building management systems (BMS) have become both more sophisticated and affordable for owners. However, the need to support both data and power for connected equipment has kept wiring as a substantial line item in installation budgets. Now, thanks to wide adoption of low-power LED lighting, fixtures – and their sensors – can be connected to both power and building automation networks by a single Ethernet cable.
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Is Energy Efficient Lighting Still A Thing?

Lutron Electronics Co., Inc.

Is Energy Efficient Lighting Still A Thing?

Of course, the answer is yes. However, because it's been around for a while, we sometimes tend to talk a little less about it than we have in the past.

But it's still a relevant topic, with many new innovative products still being developed.
Halogen-Free Conduit Brings Added Safety to the Cloud

Electri-Flex Co.

Halogen-Free Conduit Brings Added Safety to the Cloud

Online shopping has certainly experienced a boom over the last six months, as many of us have felt less comfortable in physical stores. While electronic transactions might seem like a direct communication with retailers like Amazon or delivery services that work with your local supermarket, they’re actually pretty complicated transactions.
Lighting Efficiently: Going Beyond the Utility Bill

Lutron Electronics Co., Inc.

Lighting Efficiently: Going Beyond the Utility Bill

When you first read that headline, I'll bet you thought "Lighting Efficiently" meant lighting that saves money, right? It actually has to do with worker productivity and customer experience.

Let me illuminate you.
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