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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.

     
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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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    The Cutting Edge of Lighting Controls: Wireless Lighting for Commercial Buildings

    Take control of commercial lighting and more. Learn how innovative wireless lighting controls combine intelligent software and wireless technology for tremendous energy savings.

     
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    Technology Tales

    A look at the lamp, luminaire, and general lighting technologies—some with staying power and others not—that have shaped the evolution of an industry and the arsenal of available solutions in the lighting designer's toolkit.

     
 
 
 
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