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Look Ma – No Wires!

Light Efficient Design

Look Ma – No Wires!

Outdoor lighting serves so many purposes, from basic safety to wayfinding and illuminating advertising signage. But getting these fixtures installed can be expensive and involve trenching through existing concrete, asphalt and landscaping to get wiring into place.
LED Lighting Has Come a Long Way

Universal Douglas

LED Lighting Has Come a Long Way

Last night we sat outside in our big side yard. The moon was full, the air was cool, and a slight breeze tussled Mary’s hair. Sipping on a cup of coffee, I watched the flickering orange flames of the Tiki torches in the beautiful flower garden our daughter had planted for us. Their warm glow soothed my mind.
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.
Floor Box Kit with Recessed Wiring Device
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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.
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.
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Decora Smart® - Wire-Free Anywhere Companions
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