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  • 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.

  • Safer Fish Tape

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  • 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.

  • 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

  • Fiberglass Sidelights for Entry Doors

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

  • Energy Efficient LED Bulbs

    Verbatim says its PAR38 LEDs dramatically reduce energy consumption

  • Eletric Receptacles with USB Ports

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

  • 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.