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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Figure 1: Notching caused by semiconductor-controlled rectifier switching during commutation period, Figure 2: Back-to-back power-factor cap strike voltage waveforms
| April 2016
Maybe it is because they are rarely seen by the human eye or because the proliferation of surge protector strips makes everyone feel immune, but transients still exist and can

| April 2016
As Section 110.2 States, The National Electrical Code (NEC) provides installation requirements for electrical conductors and equipment that are either required or permitted to

| April 2016
In some ways, electrical contractors are becoming manufacturers.

| April 2016
Electrical contractors make rational financial decisions every day.

, Contractors must understand influencers on an LED lamp or fixture’s life when considering large-scale retrofits., GE Lighting’s 100-watt A-line replacement Energy Star LED
| April 2016
For the ease light-emitting diodes (LEDs) can offer in providing an effective, low-draw and energy-efficient lighting solution, the considerations to their use are many.

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