April 2023

Electrical Construction & Maintenance: Volume 122, Issue 4
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construction of a house

Tracking the Hottest Housing Markets

April 14, 2023
Even though single-family construction will likely have an off year in 2023, you will still see a surprising amount of construction in some hot markets.
Wireless occupancy/vacancy sensors ensure lights are off when a space is vacant. They install in minutes to help optimize energy savings and simplify code compliance.

2023 Energy Codes and Lighting & Control Requirements

April 14, 2023
What changes are likely in store for lighting and controls this year as they relate to energy code requirements
An installer reviews an online how-to video to aid a lighting installation.

Promise Vs. Practice: Are Lighting Controls Closing the Gap?

April 14, 2023
An inside look at the latest trends in lighting & controls — and how electrical contractors are harnessing the power of increased capability and functionality
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The Danger of Making Assumptions When Estimating

April 14, 2023
Understand these 10 elements of estimating.
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The 2023 NEC introduced changes meant to mitigate electrical hazards in kitchens.

2023 NEC Requirements for Kitchens

April 14, 2023
Learn the new requirements for GFCI protection and electrical appliance cords.

More content from April 2023

Fig. 1. Rigid metal conduit requirements can be found in NEC Art. 344.

NEC Requirements for Metal Conduits

April 14, 2023
Do you know the rules for installing the four types of metal conduit listed in the NEC?
Fig. 1. The area of all conductors at any cross section does not exceed 40% of the cross-sectional area of that space.

Stumped by the Code? NEC Requirements Related to Panelboards

April 14, 2023
Answering your NEC questions
Main street in small town

Implementing Lighting Controls in Smaller Buildings

April 11, 2023
How electrical contractors can make networked lighting controls more affordable, attractive, and useful for smaller facilities
NPS Lighting 2023

New Product Showcase: Luminaires, Lamps, Sensors, and Controls — April 2023

April 11, 2023
Check out the latest product innovations in luminaires, lamps, sensors, and controls.

Tracking Trends in Lighting & Control

April 11, 2023
What's having the greatest impact on the lighting & controls market
exposed receptacle in wet location

What's Wrong Here? Hint: Wet Location Worries

March 30, 2023
Can you spot the Code violation in this photo?
countertop in kitchens with receptacles installed on wall

Practically Speaking: Kitchen Countertop Conundrum

March 30, 2023
Getting to the bottom of where to install receptacle outlets on the walls at countertop surfaces.
air conditioning units with disconnect installed behind unit

Illustrated Catastrophes: No Room for Error

March 30, 2023
See the latest Code violations from NEC Consultant Russ LeBlanc.
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rebate on keyboard

Commercial Lighting Rebate Trends for 2023

March 1, 2023
Check out the latest trends in commercial lighting rebates for 2023