The overall growth of the home technology market remained consistent from 2011 to 2012, demonstrating home technology has a strong, stable foothold, according to new findings in the “11th Annual State of the Builder Technology Market Study”...More
Today, senior leadership of ASIS International (ASIS) and the Security Industry Association (SIA) will formally announce the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) at ISC West at the Sands Convention Center in Las Vegas...More
In response to a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking regarding a test procedure for set-top boxes by the U.S. Department of Energy, the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) released its comments in opposition...More
Many electricians have broadened their work model in recent years to include coaxial and Ethernet wiring for communications and data networks. This is usually seen as a good move, given the fact that additional revenue streams become available without excessive overhead or investment during uncertain economic times....More
EMCOR Group, Inc. recently announced that its subsidiary Dynalectric Co. has been awarded two contracts for the installation of electrical systems at the new Resiliency Campus at Fort Benning, Ga....More
LEDs have unique and compelling characteristics that make them ideal for industrial lighting applications. But there are a variety of misconceptions about LEDs, how well they work, how long they last, and more. Digital Lumens developed this whitepaper to dish up the facts around LEDs and address some common misunderstandings....More
An arc flash is associated with the explosive release of energy caused by an electrical arc, due to either a phase-to-ground or a phase-to-phase fault. This kind of fault can result from many factors – a dropped tool, accidental contact with electrical systems, buildup of conductive dust, corrosion or improper work conditions.....More
Abstract: In this webinar, Mike will not only explain the current NEC requirements for GFCIs and AFCIs, but he'll explain how they operate, what causes their premature failure, and when they won't provide the safety protection you might have thought they would.