April 2016: Smart Lighting


Looking beyond the apps

In the not-too-distant future, 
a time may come when electrical contractors will entertain their grandchildren...

While the light-emitting diode (LED) has gotten a lot of attention in recent years, another...

Outdoor settings are good demonstration sites to compare lighting choices. This parking lot originally featured metal halide fixtures. (Shown here)

Be it for selection, verification or refinement, a light-emitting diode (LED) lighting installation demonstration is...

In some ways, electrical contractors are becoming manufacturers. Companies of all sizes are prefabricating and...

For the ease light-emitting diodes (LEDs) can offer in providing an effective, low-draw and energy-efficient...

With cities and utilities worldwide upgrading to light-emitting diode (LED) lighting for streets and outdoor...

Flire CM174 600A AC/DC imaging clamp meter with infrared guided measurement

Thermal imaging is a well-established method of detecting potential problems and issues in electrical systems....

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| April 2016
The National Electrical Contractors Association (NECA) has long been considered the voice of the $130 billion electrical construction industry that brings power, light and com

| April 2016
Wiremen and linemen face more than twice the mortality rate of police officers or firefighters.

| April 2016
Sprig Electric is one of the first electrical contractors (ECs) in the country to pair Tesla’s Powerpack battery with a 350-kilowatt (kW) commercial rooftop photovoltaic (PV)

| April 2016
From waves to wood chips to grass, the renewable energy era has been all about generating power from unlikely sources.

| April 2016
According to the Smart Outdoor Lighting Alliance (SOLA), 2015 was a “watershed year” for outdoor light-emitting diode (LED) lighting.