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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.
New Construction Lighting Allows Contractors to String it Along

Voltec Power & Lighting

New Construction Lighting Allows Contractors to String it Along

Location lighting is a critical component in ensuring construction safety, but when a job is under construction, permanent, installed fixtures often aren’t available. So, contractors turn to temporary lighting options. While stand-mounted fixtures can help in individual rooms, string lights are a go-to for larger areas.
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Casting Some Shade on Home Automation

Lutron Electronics Co., Inc.

Casting Some Shade on Home Automation

If you needed more evidence that the smart-device revolution is remaking our homes, consider the growing market for residential automated window shades and blinds. These products have certainly been around for years in high-end, custom homes.
Transformers 101: Understanding the Basics

SolaHD

Transformers 101: Understanding the Basics

Electrical contractors have a range of options when it comes to specifying transformers for industrial applications. Having choice is important for these devices because manufacturing settings can vary widely, in terms of both electrical demand and surrounding environmental conditions. But what loads, exactly, are each of the transformer types designed to serve?
Helping Health Care Adapt with Cable Tray

Legrand North America

Helping Health Care Adapt with Cable Tray

If you’ve had need to visit a doctor in the last couple years, you might have noticed their operations are becoming decidedly more digital. While electronic record keeping has been increasing over the last decade or so, the transition from paper is now accelerating.
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