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Material Matters with Nonmetallic Enclosures

Allied Moulded Products, Inc.

Material Matters with Nonmetallic Enclosures

Electrical contractors have a broad range of material options when it comes to choosing enclosures. In some cases, especially where corrosion and chemical exposure are risks, stainless steel can be the best – or only – choice. Stainless steel enclosures stand up to such harsh elements well over the long haul.
Smarter Lighting Through Smarter Dimming Switches

Lutron Electronics Co., Inc.

Smarter Lighting Through Smarter Dimming Switches

Home automation. Once belonging to the realm of science fiction movies, the home of the future is here today.

Certainly, convenience is one of the benefits that springs to mind immediately. I love the fact that I can traverse from my bedroom to the kitchen via a lighted path … no toe stubbing potential at all.
Smart Dimming Switch Tech

Lutron Electronics Co., Inc.

Smart Dimming Switch Tech

Smart dimming switches, and smart devices in general, can be controlled by various technologies. And they're almost as varied as the choices you have for the lighting control options you want.

Most of them require a Wi-Fi connection of some sort, if only to set them up with an app on your phone.
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Look for the UL – and CSA - Label

Electri-Flex Co.

Look for the UL – and CSA - Label

I’ve written a lot about safety standards over the years, along with the importance of looking for the Underwriters Laboratories (UL) label on electrical products. The experience of some friends of mine recently underscored why checking for the backing of a major safety organization like UL should be a part of shopping for new devices.
Temporary Work Lights: Types, Tech, and Lumen Output

Voltec Power & Lighting

Temporary Work Lights: Types, Tech, and Lumen Output

During my 35 year stint as a maintenance technician and electrician, I've used temporary work lights a good portion of that time. I've used all the various types or configurations:
  • Hand-held (aka, flashlight)
  • Hands-free
  • Portables
  • Tripod mounted, and
  • Trouble lights
How Food Grade Conduit Helps Deliver Safety to the Table

Electri-Flex Co.

How Food Grade Conduit Helps Deliver Safety to the Table

Flexible, jacketed metal conduit can seem like a commodity product – it’s ordered in bulk and, in general, there’s not a lot of visible difference between the various conduit types. But obviously, the various conduit grades exist for a reason, and that’s to meet the specific environmental challenges different installation sites will face.
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