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Cool Tools: Insulation Testers
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Every home, business and industrial facility contains electrical wires that bring in and distribute power for lighting, heating and cooling systems; for computers and other equipment, such as motors and generators; and for multiple other purposes.

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Estimating Energy Savings
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As energy-saving automatic lighting controls become more popular for retrofit options in existing buildings, electrical contractors may find themselves in a position of estimating energy savings to justify owner investment.


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Department Of Energy Invests In Solid-State Lighting Research

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By all accounts, light-emitting diodes (LEDs) have emerged as the new, efficient source of lighting, making most consumers forget the short-lived reign of compact fluorescents, which replaced incandescents only a few years ago.


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'Double-Handling' Can Be A Good Thing
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We appreciate all of the positive response to the new format for our column in which we interview industry leaders about key issues that may alter the future of electrical construction.

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It's A Good Thing
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Last month we talked about why bid listing laws are a good thing. In summary, general contractors use bid shopping to take profit from the subcontractors and keep those profits for themselves. Bid listing laws are a very effective way of stopping post-award bid shopping. 


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