ElectricSmarts Newsletter
May 20, 2021
Lighting, Wireless Control, and a Danish King
Steve Maurer, IME
Harald Gormsson. Name ring a bell for you?

He was a king back in the 900's and was famous for two things. The first was uniting Denmark and Norway in 958. Quite an accomplishment, although the union didn't last all that long. But it eventually formed part of the Scandinavian region.
Making the Connection: Matching Disconnect Switches to Their Application
Chuck Ross
Motor disconnect switches are a critical safety element in industrial settings, but just how much protection they provide – and how long they last – is dependent on how well each switch is matched to its setting. Specifiers have a number of options to choose from, including housing materials and internal electronics.
Bluetooth for Lighting and More
Steve Maurer, IME
In another article, we discussed the origin of the moniker for Bluetooth technology. If you haven't read it, make sure you do.

We also talked about the first two iterations of Bluetooth tech—Bluetooth BR/EDR (Basic Rate/Enhanced Data Rate) and Bluetooth LE (Low Energy)—as well as their strengths and weaknesses.
In the Spotlight
This Month's Smart eCat Features: Arlington Industries: New Products; Better Ideas
Arlington has better ideas for products that solve jobsite challenges, meet code requirements and enhance safety – with solutions that save time and money!

As a leading manufacturer of traditional and unique metallic and non-metallic electrical fittingsand low voltage products, we strive to grow withthe industry. And, to produce better products so you always have what you need.
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I like it when the Earth rotates.

It really makes my day.
Watch – Keep Me Current Videos
Lutron Vive Vue, IoT-enabled Management Software
Vive Vue software allows you to control and configure the lights and monitor, analyze, and report on the activity and performance of the lighting system in a building from any smart device. It provides intuitive graphical reporting on energy usage, lighting status, space utilization and occupancy patterns.
RACO Retro-Brace® Support Ceiling Brace & Box Kit
How-to instructions and key features of RACO Retro-Brace® support kits. Required to meet code for heavy light fixtures or ceiling fans. Perfect for old work (renovations), and works for new work applications too. The RACO 936, 937, and 939 are complete kits including a steel electrical box, Retro-Brace® support, and an INSIDER® NMSC connector.
Introducing The Smart Leviton Load Center
Take residential power to new heights with the feature-rich Leviton Load Center. Using Wi-Fi® connectivity, a central data hub and the most intelligent circuit breakers available on the market today, the Leviton Load Center offers unparalleled control for effortless energy management.
Klein Tools® Adds to Line of Cooling Products to Keep Pros Safe This Summer
Luminis introduces decorative shrouds and 180-degree shield for Lumistik family
Gotham Introduces Incito™ 4” High Center Beam Direct-Indirect Cylinder
Litetronics Introduces New LED Wrap Fixture for New Construction or Retrofit Applications
Mark Architectural Lighting Introduces Markline 101 and Markcove 102
Calbrite®‘s Flame Retardant Metallic Conduit & Fittings Simplify Machine and Infrastructure Applications
Lutron Delivers on Commitment to Make Lighting Fixtures ‘the Greatest Opportunity’ for Integrators with Broadest Range of New Products to Date
The IDEAL National Championship Returns for 2021!
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