April 2017: Residential


For electrical contractors 
specializing in bread-and-butter residential projects, such as changing out light switches and...

Tiny houses are having their moment. They have their own television shows, magazines and festivals...

As the Solar-technology industry tries to become more flexible to meet the needs of the...

Apple HomeKit

According to a 2016 industry study by Zion Research, the U.S. market for home automation...

Milwaukee Tool offers a full line of SDS plus cordless rotary hammers.

A hammer drill may be sufficient for drilling small-diameter holes in soft masonry, some metals...

According to the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), more than 360 million troffers (named for...

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| April 2017
The Smart Grid Consumer Collaborative (SGCC) releases reports based on customer surveys about involvement in the smart grid.

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| April 2017
In a time when competition and pricing pressure affect the electrical industry, it’s especially important to maintain and build your business by taking care of current custome

Klein Tools infographic of survey results.
| April 2017
Klein Tools, Lincolnshire, Ill., released the results of their annual State of the Industry survey on April 17.

| April 2017
Two new reports confirm the trend that homeowners are becoming more aware of energy saving opportunities and needs and are taking steps to benefit from these savings.