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
Despite all the information about smart meters that electric utilities provide to encourage customers to participate in managing their energy costs, utilities still face chall READ MORE
December 2012
In this eleventh and final step of the energy services project delivery process, the electrical contractor (EC) follows up with the customer to verify that the project continu READ MORE
December 2012
We’re all aware of distracted driving and the dangers it can create for everyone on the road. What about distracted walking? READ MORE
December 2012
Following a major technological shift from mercury vapor to metal halide in the past decade or so, high-intensity discharge (HID) product innovation is focused on this source READ MORE

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