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Whole Home Protection – SPDs

Intermatic, Inc.

Whole Home Protection – SPDs

Today’s homes, no matter the date of construction, have one thing in common. Scads of electronic devices populate our personal domiciles, even those of us “old folks.”

When you think about it, there aren’t too many appliances and pieces of equipment that aren’t controlled by some sort of circuit board, or even computer-style mother board.
Structured Media Centers for Wireless Networks

Leviton Manufacturing Company

Structured Media Centers for Wireless Networks

As an expert contractor, you know that homeowners are always seeking the latest and greatest in home entertainment technology. One solution that has been gaining popularity in recent years is the structured media center for wireless networks.
Illuminate Your World: The Art and Science of Outdoor Lighting

Kichler Lighting

Illuminate Your World: The Art and Science of Outdoor Lighting

As I pondered this topic, I was relaxing in our side yard, gazing at the garden in the dark. Well, not totally in the dark. The garden was delightfully illuminated by flickering tiki torch lamps … lit by LEDs, charged by the sun. Spotlights shone on my miniature windmill as it lazily spun in the evening breeze.
Lumaris Tunable White Tape Light
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Look Beyond Lumens per Watt for Even More LED Energy Savings

Universal Douglas

Look Beyond Lumens per Watt for Even More LED Energy Savings

In just a little more than a decade, LED lighting systems have moved from a not-quite-yet-there technology to one that essentially owns the market, especially in commercial applications. With efficacy ratings that now surpass those of once-dominant fluorescent fixtures, LEDs also can operate for years before needing replacement, versus months for fluorescent tubes.
The Importance of Ground Fault Protection in Industry

Littelfuse, Inc.

The Importance of Ground Fault Protection in Industry

In the food processing plant where I cut my electrical teeth, there were ceiling drops for sticker guns to label bagged product. Some of the workers complained about getting shocked off the stainless still bins that held the product. Adding inline GFCIs helped (although some still complained, even when no voltage was present).
Wax or Polymer – Understanding the Options with Cable Lubricants

IDEAL INDUSTRIES, INC.

Wax or Polymer – Understanding the Options with Cable Lubricants

Wire and cable pulling can be strenuous work, especially when distances stretch several floors or more. Lubricants are an important part of this process – they help reduce friction between cables and conduit, which, in turn, reduces the risk of damage, wear and tear on cable insulators.
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