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 digital age has given us plenty of new lingo. From smartphones to the Internet of Things (IoT), the growth of technology has also created its own vocabulary.

| April 2016
Electrical contractors that perform a lot of hospital work, especially lighting projects, may have a whole new type of work to look forward to in the future.

| April 2016
In February, the Florida Power and Light Co. (FPL) and Daytona International Speedway (DIS) completed one of American professional sports’ largest solar-power installations.

| April 2016
Digital technology has made us more dependent on our electronic devices, and it has made us hungrier 
for power.

| April 2016
When something innovative catches on, other related technology often gets its own boost. In many cases, the success of the two is intertwined, each feeding off of the other.