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
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
Integrating the various forms of renewable energy into our complex patterns of transmission, distribution and consumption is nothing less than a monumental transformation.

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| December 2012
AT&T, BMW and Tendril held a joint hackathon in New York on Nov.

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| December 2012
Pacific Gas and Electric Co.

| December 2012
In the early days of fiber optics, the biggest complaint was about the difficulty of installing connectors. You had to mix epoxy and inject it into the connector.

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