December 2016: Lighting Special Report


Courtesy of LEDvance and Hubbel

For a long time, the lighting industry relied on conventional, legacy light sources and traditional...

Flicker in light sources is an old problem made new again in the LED age....

Fluorescent tubes remain a popular lighting choice in offices and are more amenable to dimming with controllable ballasts.

LED marketing can give the impression that digital lighting has left other lighting sources in...

As a digital replacement for their fluorescent counterparts, linear or tubular LEDs (TLEDs) are winning...

Fluke offers a full range of infrared cameras for non-contact inspection of electrical panels.

Tiny video cameras mounted at the end of flexible cables. Infrared thermal imaging cameras that...

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| December 2016
Do you remember in the movie “A Christmas Story,” the dad wins a “major award” that turns out to be a table lamp shaped like a woman’s leg in a mini skirt? Classic!

| December 2016
Organizations, particularly contracting businesses, tend to fade from history rather quickly. So, whenever we encounter a great old company such as Harrington Electric Co.

| December 2016
Every month, we pick the top Ideas That Work submitted by you, ELECTRICAL CONTRACTOR readers.

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| December 2016
As we end 2016 and look forward into the New Year, the big question for many companies in the industry in North America is, “Where will the opportunities be for cabling, elect

Deepwater Wind's Block Island Wind Farm. Photo credit: Deepwater Wind
| December 2016
Deepwater Wind’s Block Island Wind Farm officially began generating electricity on Dec. 12.