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
Joel Spira, who founded Lutron Electronics Co. in 1961, invented the first solid-state dimmer in 1959. READ MORE
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 READ MORE
December 2012
While the economy takes its time turning around, each day I see more fire alarm system upgrades to replace obsolete equipment. READ MORE
December 2012
If every form of promising new technology has a catch, then, with electric vehicles (EVs), that catch has to be the charging times. READ MORE
December 2012
There are many reasons for motor failures, such as overloading, bearing failures, rotor failures, worn shafts, and short circuits or ground faults within the motor windings, a READ MORE

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December 2012