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True Wires-Free Operation Comes to Lighting Controls

Lutron Electronics Co., Inc.

True Wires-Free Operation Comes to Lighting Controls

Wireless lighting controls using Wi-Fi communications are nothing new – Philips introduced its Hue wireless bulbs back in 2012. The ability to dim lights and set scenes using a smartphone app was a big step forward from traditional, wall-mounted on/off and dimming switches.
Lighting to Help Keep You Safe and Clean

Hubbell Lighting

Lighting to Help Keep You Safe and Clean

Don’t look now, but those new light fixtures in your lab, office or cafeteria may be doing a lot more than illuminating the space.

They may also be actively disinfecting your immediate surroundings, suppressing the growth of a wide range of common bacteria, molds, fungi and yeast that can lead to individual and public health risks.
Floor Boxes (and Floor Box Accessories)

Arlington Industries, Inc.

Floor Boxes (and Floor Box Accessories)

It was during a lecture in the school auditorium where I came across my first floor box. I was bored to death and looking around for something to pass the time. When I glanced down, I noticed a brass device on the floor beneath me.

It had what looked like a round cover with a slot in the middle. Just perfect for sticking in a quarter and turning.

Sure enough, the lid came off and an electrical outlet appeared before my eyes.
Arlington In Box Recessed Box
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LITEISTRY Line from Prescolite Promises A “Quiet Ceiling” and Uniform Look

Prescolite

LITEISTRY Line from Prescolite Promises A “Quiet Ceiling” and Uniform Look

Prescolite, a Hubbell Lighting brand, has announced a new series of architectural downlighting it promises will help designers create a truly “quiet ceiling” in commercial applications.

Quiet ceilings, the company explains, have do to with lighting fixtures being unobtrusive in their own right. With a quiet ceiling, the light coming from the fixture is what is highlighted and noticed, not the physical structure of the luminaire or fixture itself.
Adding Corrosion Protection to Liquidtight Fittings with PVC Coatings

Calbond

Adding Corrosion Protection to Liquidtight Fittings with PVC Coatings

Steel fittings in a variety of formulations have been liquidtight raceway products of choice since the early days of electrical distribution. When these products have been galvanized, a thin zinc coating offers corrosion resistance for use in many outdoor and exterior applications where non-galvanized steel might otherwise rust through. But electrical wiring requires extra protection in more significantly corrosive environments. So, contractors need to consider materials that offer more advanced protection in settings where chemicals, salt spray and other damaging substances are common.
Contractor Software Goes Mobile with Smartphone and Tablet Apps

NetPricer

Contractor Software Goes Mobile with Smartphone and Tablet Apps

With an average age of 58, according to 2018 National Electrical Contractors Association (NECA) figures, electrical contractors might not fall into the “early adopters” category, when it comes to technology use. However, electrical pros are increasingly seeing the value in the range of construction software and other productivity tools now available as mobile device apps.
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Arlington Cut In Floor Box Kits
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The Survival Tool of Dimmers
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Temporary Light Strings and Area Lighting
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