December 2012: Lighting Special Report


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

According to Department of Energy statistics, about 22 percent of all electricity generated in the U

Article 240 in the National Electrical Code (NEC) provides general requirements for overcurrent prot

Joel Spira, who founded Lutron Electronics Co.

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

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

The next step is to develop the basis of design or design intent, which can be expressed using two b

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

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December 2012
Pacific Gas and Electric Co. 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
This month, with the end of the Mayan calendar, humanity will experience a “shift” and the rise in our vibrational energy will allow us to realize untapped abilities. READ 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