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    Backlit LED

    Its maker says the TerraLux Decorative LED looks just as nice in a pendant fixture as a conventional halogen bulb

     
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    LED Lighting Essentials (Subscriber content)

    Here's what you need to know to choose the right bulb

     
  • Cuomo Presses for Long Island Power Authority Overhaul

    With the words “LIPA is broken,” New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has started a legislative push to hand the power company’s operations over to New Jersey-based Public Service Enterprise Group Inc. (PSEG).

     
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    Deck Lights

    Fiberon's Accent Lights are recessed into the deck surface

     
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    Bulblike LED

    The Advanced Light LED has the same look and temperature as a traditional incandescent bulb

     
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    Smart Dimmer

    Levitonís Decora SureSlide Dimmer provides full-range dimming for incandescent and dimmable LED and CFL lamps

     
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    Fluorescent Replacement

    Larson Electronicsí 4-foot LED T-Series style bulb replaces the companyís T8 and T12 fluorescents

     
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    GE Home Generator System

    This compact unit gives small and medium-sized homes enough power to run essential circuits when the grid goes down

     
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    Wind- and Solar-Powered Generator (Subscriber content)

    Batteries that are recharged by solar panels and a wind generator supply DC power to an inverter, which converts it to AC power.

     
  • Hallway Outlets

    What are the rules for eletrical outlets in hallways?

     
  • Patching for Smaller Recessed Lights

    Tips about patching holes in drywall to accept smaller-diameter recessed fixtures

     
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    Deck Mounting a Photovoltaic System (Subscriber content)

    With the right design, installation is straightforward and payback time is shorter than ever

     
  • Air Sealing Recessed Lights

    Even when equipped with the most efficient bulbs, can lights are a major source of undetected air leakage in most homes.

     
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    Safer Fish Tape

    Volt-Guard is designed to be used around live circuits

     
  • For a Long Island Remodeler, Sandy Changes the Landscape

    Thousands of homes on the South Shore are still in the dark because they can't be connected to the grid until they've passed a wiring safety inspection — or because they've already had the inspection, and failed.

     
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    A Smaller GFCI

    Leviton says the SmartlockPro Slim Self-Test GFCI is 25 percent smaller than a typical GFCI receptacle, making it easier to fit the wires in the box

     
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    Product: 45 Kilo Hallo Wall

    The wall-mounted light fixture uses an ingeniously simple device to enable users to adjust its head height.

     
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    Fiberglass Sidelights for Entry Doors

    A stylish new option for Therma-Tru's Classic-Craft entry doors

     
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    Energy Efficient LED Bulbs

    Verbatim says its PAR38 LEDs dramatically reduce energy consumption

     
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    Eco-Downlight Versatile LED

    The Eco-Downlight delivers 2,200 lumens of light from just 30 system watts of power, says the maker.

     
 
 
 
JLC Field Guide to Decking