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  • Quick Charging Station

    Eaton Corp., which makes charging systems for commercial electric-powered vehicles, now offers a line of chargers for residential applications.

     
  • Faster Through-Bolt

    If you're still using a socket wrench to fasten posts or beams, you might want to check out the ThruLok Screw Bolt Fastening System.

     
  • Tight-Space Drill

    With LED lighting and a head length of only 3 3„4 inches, Milwaukee's M18 Cordless 3„8" Right-Angle Drill Driver might make life a bit easier for cabinet installers - or anyone who works in dark cramped quarters.

     
  • Less-Costly LEDs

    ViriBright LED Light Bulbs offer the efficiency, durability, and dimmability of LEDs at a price closer to what you'd expect to pay for high-quality compact fluorescents.

     
  • New 12-Volt Drill/Drivers

    The new generation of lithium-ion subcompacts are lightweight and surprisingly powerful for their size.

     
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    Tool Test: Oscillating Multi-Tools (Subscriber content)

    These handy devices fill in where other tools fall short.

     
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    Boyd Lighting Bento Sconce

    Luminaire sconce modeled after a box to hold sake.

     
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    Alchemy Glass & Light Alchemy Glow

    An LED system that lights glass sinks from within.

     
  • Patriotic Extension Cords

    As a Syracuse University basketball fan, I insist that all of my lead cords be orange.

     
  • Energy-Efficient Recessed Downlights

    LEDme Recessed Downlights offer the energy efficiency and life span of LED technology concealed within a discreet design.

     
  • Legrand/Pass & Seymour. With pre-set dimming control, automatic lighting shutoff, and optional automatic lighting activation, the Dimming Multi-way Convertible Occupancy Sensor allows homeowners to maximize energy savings as well as lighting levels. Passive infrared technology distinguishes between a person and background space, shutting off when motion is no longer detected over a range from 15 seconds to 30 minutes. Dimming is controlled via a push-button switch. 877.295.3472. www.legrand.us.

    Smart Lighting Control From Legrand

    Legrand/Pass & Seymour. With pre-set dimming control, automatic lighting shutoff, and optional automatic lighting activation, the Dimming Multi-way Convertible Occupancy Sensor allows homeowners to maximize energy savings as well as lighting levels. Passive infrared technology distinguishes...

     
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    Yas Hotel

    Annual Design Review 2010: Play: Award - Yas Hotel

     
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    Solar Light

    Shed light anywhere on a property — without wiring — with Larson Electronics’ solar-powered Magnalight SPLED-5 exterior fixture.

     
  • Duct Chases and Electrical Wiring

    Is it okay to fish electrical wiring through the wood-framed chases built around hvac ducts and chimneys?

     
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    SpliceLine In-Line Wire Connector

    With Ideal’s SpliceLine in-line wire connector, you can make a butt splice with no twisting or crimping.

     
  • Performance LED Lamps - Require 10 Percent of the Energy

    Feit Electric’s Performance LED lamps come in many sizes and require only 10 percent of the energy needed by comparable incandescents, says the maker.

     
  • This 2'-by-2' recessed Careena LED fixture from Zumtobel features MPO technology, which uses white and red LEDs to achieve medium color temperature (3,600 K) with maximum efficiency. With controlled light distribution at higher angles to light vertical surfaces throughout a space, Careenas soft-edged light distribution and glare control are well-suited to office applications. Its housing is made of clear anodized aluminum extrusion with a silver finish. It delivers 3,000 lumens, has integral dimming, and is compatible with DALI. The fixture features a multilayered, seamless, micropyramidal structure optic, is UL-listed for damp locations, and weighs 20 pounds. Its driver uses universal 120V/277V. zumtobel.us

    Zumtobel Careena

    A recessed fixture which uses red and white LEDs to achiece a medium color temperature.

     
  • Federal Judge Rules for Homeowners in Chinese Drywall Trial

     
  • Senate Log-Jam Throws Flood Insurance Into Limbo

     
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    Greenlee Quick Connect Flexible Installation Kit

    Electricians use long, flexible drill bits to make holes in hard-to-reach places — to bore through a row of joists from a ceiling box, for example, while leaving the drywall undisturbed.