Lighting & Control

Following the evolution of lighting and control technologies in electrical building applications


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How to Use DLC-Qualified Products Lists

Feb. 7, 2023
Taking the guesswork out of energy rebates for lighting products
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EC&M Tech Talk Video — OSHA Regulations for Electrical Construction

Nov. 1, 2023
In Episode 32, Randy Barnett covers OSHA requirements found in Part 1926, Subpart K.
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What’s Wrong Here? Hint: Rusted Fixture Remnants

Oct. 12, 2023
Think you know how this installation violates the NEC?
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Top 10 Greenest Cities in America: 2023

Oct. 9, 2023
See which cities claimed the top spots based on WalletHub’s 28 key “green” indicators.
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How Outdoor Lighting Affects Fall Bird Migration

Oct. 9, 2023
Light pollution can have life or death consequences for wildlife and efforts are underway to eliminate or reduce outdoor lighting during the migration period.
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Sequence of Operations for Lighting Control

The Sequence of Operations and Lighting Controls

Sept. 18, 2023
Everything electrical professionals need to know about the sequence of operations (SOO) and why it’s so important
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The Top 5 Lowest-Paying States for Electricians: 2022

Sept. 18, 2023
See which four states and one U.S. territory made the list.
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The 5 Highest-Paying States for Electricians: 2022

Sept. 18, 2023
See which states topped the charts in terms of compensation.
In commercial spaces, smart lighting control can facilitate energy savings and enhance comfort.

Smart Lighting Opportunities for Electrical Contractors

Sept. 13, 2023
Five top tips to get you started on increasing revenue and bringing value to customers with smart lighting