April 2014: Solid-State Lighting


Why lighting professionals matter

Lighting upgrades have long been recognized as one of the easiest, most cost-effective ways to...

Manufacturers are focusing on developing decorative, sculptural OLED creations, such as Osram Sylvania's Rollercoaster luminaire.

The organic light-emitting diode (OLED) is one of the lighting industry’s most exciting technologies. It...

Electrical professionals understand that the purpose of a smoke detection and alarm system is generally...

Department of Energy statistics reveal that approximately 22 percent of all electricity generated in the...

Validation for SSL costs come in all sorts of ways, including the need for less copper wire.

If your sales pitch regarding light-emitting diode (LED) technology is that it lasts forever, uses...

Panduit PanTherLS8EQ thermal transfer printer

It wasn’t that long ago that portable labeling tools were simple devices that embossed letters...

While lighting control technology has proven to be a great means for reducing energy consumption,...

Rather than plugging it into the wall, imagine charging a cell phone or other portable...

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April 2014
As disputed alternative energies go, wind is one of the most battle-hardened. However, one recent report may have taken some of its detractor’s ammunition.
April 2014
If you’re a typical electrical contractor, at least part of your revenue probably depends on submitting the lowest price among a growing list of competitors. READ MORE
April 2014
Wind power’s role in the transition to renewable energy and the fight against global warming has been well established. READ MORE
April 2014
Available fault current, short-circuit current rating, arc energy, arc flash hazards, and incident energy are closely related in both the National Electrical Code (NEC) and NF READ MORE
April 2014
Business development has become a hot topic in the electrical contracting industry, but there’s a lingering question as to exactly what it is. READ MORE


April 2014