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ALL-TEST is now offering its first live webinar as a training class. e-Learning Electrical Reliability Live webinarWhen: Wednesday, August 26, 2015Time: 11:00am-2:15pm EST

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Lutron’s new Residential Advantage Program includes valuable information about current topics like connected home solutions, reliable LED dimming and energy-saving sensors.

Grand prize winner will receive a custom-built 2015 Ford® F-150 by Addictive Desert Designs June 15, 2015 (Lincolnshire, IL) – Klein Tools (, for professionals since 1857, is calling for nominations for the annual Electrician of the Year award. All U.S.-based electricians are eligible, and judging is based on three criteria: professional achievement, safety excellence and community dedication. Entries, including self-nominations, will be accepted online at through August 31st.

PITTSBURGH … Power management company Eaton today joined with the Electrical Safety Foundation International (ESFI) to encourage workplaces in the electrical industry to join the dialogue about counterfeit electrical products during National Electrical Safety Month this May.  The educational collaboration is part of an ongoing effort to build understanding and awareness of the danger and economic risks posed by counterfeit electrical products in residential and industrial settings.The program encourages workplaces in the electrical industry to learn about and join the dialogue surrounding coun

Learn how Lutron products help meet energy codes in commercial spaces, such as classrooms, offices, restrooms, and more. This Application Guide explains ASHRAE 90.1-2010, IECC 2012, and Title 24-20132 code requirements in detail. Codes and controls, schematics, bills of materials, sequences of operation, lighting control strategies, and total savings are clearly outlined in an easy-to-read format.

At IDEAL Electrical, we are committed to American quality and the American electrician. With forging facilities in Colorado Springs, CO and our efficient manufacturing and distribution center in Sycamore, IL, IDEAL® Electrical pliers are crafted with American steel right here in the U.S.A. for quality and performance you can trust.  

The Lutron family is deeply saddened to announce that Joel Spira, the company’s Chairman, Founder, and Director of Research, died this morning, Wednesday, April 8, 2015. Starting from a Riverside Drive ping pong table in New York City, Joel and his wife Ruth founded a company that now sells lighting controls, motorized shades and temperature controls that are used in residences, palaces, offices, hotels, museums, and other venues in over 100 countries.

The RE 6 Electrical Tool features the patent-pending QuickChange System™ to easily and quickly switch between interchangeable heads for cutting wire or crimping lugs up to 750 kcmil (MCM), and knockout punching holes up to 4 inches on mild and stainless steel. Request a free onsite demo at  

Webmaster note: This event has been archived. Registration links will now take you to a playback page. It is still free to view, but registration is required. Learn how to become an energy codes expert and how to use this knowledge to win more business. Who should attend:Contractors, Estimators, Project Managers, Foremen, Business Development Managers, Service Managers When:April 30, 2015, 2 pm – 3pm