December 2012: Lighting Special Report

 

While researching for last month’s article, I was quite surprised to find many contractors and...

According to Department of Energy statistics, about 22 percent of all electricity generated in the United States...

Article 240 in the National Electrical Code (NEC) provides general requirements for overcurrent protection and...

Joel Spira, who founded Lutron Electronics Co. in 1961, invented the first solid-state dimmer in...

The lighting retrofit was one of the first services that electrical contractors (ECs) entering the...

“The new and emerging energy market is creating quite a buzz among ECs at conferences...

The next step is to develop the basis of design or design intent, which can...

With the growing popularity of light-emitting diodes (LEDs) in different applications, manufacturers are offering more...


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| December 2012
While the economy takes its time turning around, each day I see more fire alarm system upgrades to replace obsolete equipment.

| December 2012
We’re all aware of distracted driving and the dangers it can create for everyone on the road. What about distracted walking?

| December 2012
What began as Hurricane Sandy affected at least 24 states from Florida to Maine with particularly severe damage in New Jersey and New York.

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| December 2012
The New York City Department of Transportation (NYC DOT) recently completed the installation of nearly 1,600 light-emitting diode (LED) luminaires that light walkways and gras

| December 2012
With all the popular momentum and political discourse buoying the transformation in the way the United States consumes and generates its power, measurable differences in energ

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