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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.

     
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    Product: Art+Com Manta Rhei

    When organic LEDs and mechatronics technology come together, they can create a kinetic, energy-efficient luminaire.

     
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    Eletric Receptacles with USB Ports

    Current Werks' Duplex receptacles have two built-in USB ports alongside the 110v outlets

     
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    Electrocution-Preventing Tools

    Circuit Alert Voltage Sensing Tools let workers know if a circuit is live.

     
  • Discreet Aluminum Access Panel

    Although the F-1 Access Panel is made of high-grade welded aluminum, the door can be ordered with a drywall inlay that renders it all but invisible save for the metal edge and 1/16-inch reveal.

     
  • Solar Roofing

    Apollo is a low-profile photovoltaic array that can be installed along with the shingles by a certified roofing contractor.

     
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    Product: Parans Solar Lighting Collection System

    Technology that brings natural light into interior spaces.

     
  • Retrofit LEDs

    Nora Lighting recently added a 4-inch 10-watt model to its Diamond Series of LED retrofit downlights.

     
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    Gentle Style: Kichler Arminda Collection

    Graceful lines create a delicate aesthetic for this lighting collection.

     
  • Wall Outlet with USB Recharging Port

    Grounded receptacle supports 120V plugs and USB cables

     
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    No-Cover-Plate Electrical Outlets

    If you can’t stand the sight of cover plates, consider Bocci’s 22 Series Wall Accessories.

     
  • Floor Heat Cable

    WarmWire floor heat cable makes it easy to incorporate radiant heat into a kitchen or bath: You simply tape cable straps to each side of the subfloor, weave the cable between the straps, and cover with a cement-based or gypsum-based mortar.

     
  • LED Replacement Bulbs

    Switch Bulb Co. says its new LED replacement bulbs combine the color and dimmability of incandescents with the efficiency and longevity of LEDs at an affordable price — $20 per bulb.

     
  • Pop-Up Power Outlet

    The Kitchen Power Grommet provides convenient access to electricity on virtually any countertop.

     
  • Back-Up Power Supply

    According to Generac, the new CorePower System offers all the safety and convenience of an automatic standby power supply at a price only a little higher than that of a portable generator.

     
  • Irene's Outages Put Backup Power to the Test ~

     
  • Weaving a Cedar Roof Valley

    Cedar roofs are common in Eastern Massachusetts, where I live and work.

     
  • LED Light Bulb

    According to GE, fins surrounding the new 9-watt Energy Smart LED bulb dissipate heat and disperse light, making it the world's first omnidirectional LED replacement bulb.

     
  • Brighter Fan Lights

    Broan and NuTone recently announced that they've improved the lighting for their Ultra Silent Ventilation Fans With Lights.