Lutron Electronics recently announced its participation in an Automated Demand Response (AutoDR) Small Commercial Pilot Program conducted by Lawrence Berkeley National Lab (LBNL) and Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E)...More
According to the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), starting in mid-2011, consumers shopping for light bulbs will notice new labeling on packaging designed to help them choose among the different types of bulbs...More
Beginning in 2005, efficiency standards set by the Department of Energy regulations were phased into effect, covering magnetic ballasts designed to operate full-wattage F40T12, F96T12, and F96T12HO lamps...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.