Training spreadsheets

These Excel spreadsheets help keep track of employee training. Users enter training information, and the spreadsheet organizes it into summary reports that allow the training history of all employees to be reviewed. Available for 25 to 200 employees, the records can be filtered to display only those of interest. In addition, training histories for each individual can be generated and either printed or automatically sent to the employee via e-mail. According to the company, a table and chart are created to show the history of all workers so employers can spot individuals with inadequate training in a specific area.
Shift Schedules
Circle 300

Audio wire

FlatWire audio products include speaker wire, subwoofer cable, speaker connectors, a banana-style wall box, and an RCA wall box subwoofer. Available in 12 AWG, 14 AWG, and 18 AWG, the speaker wire uses ultrathin parallel conductors and is sealed with high-performance, paintable clear film. The subwoofer cable measures 0.008 in. thick. Speaker connectors include pin, banana style, and 90° banana style. According to the company, the connector's patented DeCorp design provides the largest surface area contact between wire and connector on the market. Compatible with FLT Series FlatWire, the banana-style wall box is a wall-mount conversion box with female banana jacks.
Southwire
Circle 303

Wireless network solution

Meru wireless technology has been added to Leviton's family of wireless offerings, including WiFI Alliance certified 802.11n products. According to the company, Meru technology creates a single-channel network whose benefits include higher bandwidth, higher through-put, and toll-quality QoS for voice applications when compared to WLAN vendors. In addition, Meru solutions require minimal site planning and configuration, simplifying the installation process.
Leviton
Circle 302

ROI calculator

This return-on-investment (ROI) calculator for the company's EcoSystem fluorescent lighting control gives users a comprehensive analysis of their energy system. According to the company, the calculator assembles and organizes the data on charts and graphs, providing an easy-to-read explanation of how the system will achieve the savings. The calculator factors in a variety of considerations pertinent to each building's unique situation, including its design elements, location, functional profile, reconfiguration requirements, energy rates, and the planned use for the lighting controls. Additional product features include a graph that compares the 10-year cost of ownership for the building, if it's simply ASHRAE/IESNA 2001-compliant versus how it will perform if EcoSystem is installed, as well as an estimate of what the CO2 offset will be for the building and how much coal the installation will save.
Lutron Electronics
Circle 301