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  • The Floodlight That Lasts: Eaton’s Lumark Night Falcon LED Floodlight

    You want a floodlight that’s a “find it and forget about it” type of product - something you can set up and rely on for years. Eaton’s Lumark Night Falcon LED Floodlight is exactly that, offering maintenance-free performance for up to 15 years. With an efficient design for optimal light distribution, this versatile floodlight is the ideal choice for area, security, and building facade lighting. Count on the Lumark Night Falcon for steady performance. Read more.

    07/25/2016

  • An Energy Efficient Three-in-One: Sensor Switch WSX D Dimming Occupancy Wall Switch

    Constantly changing energy codes can leave you stuck with outdated equipment, requiring a host of switches, sensors, and powerpacks to remain compliant. The WSX D Dimming Occupancy Wall Switch by Sensor Switch simplifies your electrical installation by combining dimming, occupancy sensing, and photocontrol features into one efficient device. Save money and stay ahead of changing energy codes with the easy-to-use WSX D Dimming Occupancy Wall Switch. Learn more.

    07/05/2016

  • Acuity's LSXR Fixture Mounted Sensor with Interchangeable Lenses

    Acuity's Line Voltage Fixture Mount Sensor (LSXR) provides passive infrared (PIR) occupancy detection with a radial coverage pattern. Learn more.

    05/12/2016

  • Sensor Switch Ceiling Mount Sensors

    CM family sensors utilize 100 percent digital Passive Infrared (PIR) detection and are available with several lens options, providing flexibility for multiple mounting height and coverage pattern requirements. Dual technology (PDT) occupancy detection can also be added as an option for applications where occupants are stationary for long periods of time.

    05/11/2016

  • DMW2 LED from Lithonia Lighting

    How many contractors does it take to install a four-foot fluorescent fixture? Best-case scenario, two or more. That adds up to time and resources diverted away from more fruitful applications. Clunky fluorescents aren’t exactly turning heads these days either. Clearly, standard fluorescent fixtures are much less efficient than their slim-profile, energy-saving LED counterparts. That’s where Lithonia Lighting’s DMW2 LED comes in. Read more.

    05/03/2016

  • Simple Solutions from Acuity Controls sPODMRD Dimming Switchpod

    The push-down Dimming Switchpod Series of wall stations from Acuity Controls​ interface with standard Sensor Switch product line occupancy sensors to provide simple and cost effective solutions for commercial and residential lighting applications. Read more.

    03/10/2016

  • Holophane's New Phuzion LED High Bay Replaces 1,000-Watt HID

    The Phuzion PHZL LED high bay from Acuity Brands Holophane​​ is your single LED replacement for up to 1,000-watt HID, delivering consistent light levels well beyond traditional lighting and more light at higher temperatures than other LED high bays. ​​​ Read more.

    02/26/2016

  • Acuity Controls Visible Light Programming App

    Acuity Controls​ photocontrol sensors are now even easier to calibrate with the new Visual Light Programming (VLP) sensor option and your smartphone. Using VLP enabled sensors with the new Acuity VLP App aids in complying with ASHRAE and other local code requirements for photocontrol sensor programming. Learn more.

    01/11/2016

  • BLT Series Low-Profile LED Troffer

    The BLT Series from Acuity Brands Lithonia Lighting® is your best-in-value ambient lighting solution for commercial projects. This luminaire features the popular center-basket design, volumetric distribution and an extensive selection of options and configurations. Read more.

    11/12/2015

  • Acuity Brands Sensor Switch Wireless Occupancy sensors

    Sensor Switch Wireless Occupancy sensors are available with Microphonics dual technology so you don't have to compromise performance for convenient installation. Sensors are also available in small motion standard range and large motion extended range digital PIR motion detection. Read more.

    10/28/2015

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  • Graybar Brings Great Lighting and Energy Savings to the Raleigh Convention Center

    The Raleigh Convention Center exhibit hall lighting upgrades have helped to significantly reduce energy usage and related maintenance by an estimated 318,230W per day.

    08/22/2016

  • Accelerate Copper Certification With The DSX-5000 CableAnalyzer From Fluke Networks

    Certifying a network infrastructure can be complicated and time-consuming. Luckily, Fluke Networks just stepped up the game. The DSX-5000 CableAnalyzer™ fast-tracks every step of the copper certification process, with the kind of precision you’ve come to expect from Fluke Networks. Now you can meet the latest fiber standards and simplify set-up, reporting, and testing.

    08/19/2016

  • Aged Infrastructure: Ensuring Yesterday's Solutions Meet Today's Needs

    Many data centers built in the late 90’s and early 2000’s are nearing the end of their service life or perhaps running short on key resources (power/cooling/space). With increased demands placed on the physical infrastructure and continued evolution of technology, owners and operators are faced with significant challenges. Join us for a discussion on strategies to consider that may help manage our aging infrastructure.

  • Graybar Helps Otis Library Turn the Page to LED Lighting

    The Otis Library project was completed in just three months. The library expects an annual energy savings of 105,989 kWh and annual energy cost savings of $18,000, with an annual expected maintenance savings of $2,455. The library also benefitted from more than $43,357 in incentives from the local utility.

    08/15/2016

  • BURNDY End of Summer Sizzler!

    Choose your product! Place a $10,000 order of Mechanical and/or Compression Grounding product and receive a 5% discount*, or, place an order of VERSIPOLE™ Power Distribution Blocks between $500 and $1000 to receive 5% discount*.

    08/15/2016

  • BURNDYMAN Bundled Tooling Packages

    Purchase any BURNDY® PATRIOT® Battery tool listed between August 15-November 30, 2016. Bundle with any one of the listed accessory options and see your bundled package savings! Average savings $600-700 depending on package selected.

    08/15/2016

  • Graybar Upgrades Multi-Purpose Recreation Room with LEDs and Wireless Controls

    Providing a complete turnkey solution, Graybar worked closely with the local contractor to coordinate deliveries and even helped secure a $3,200 Ameren utility rebate. The church expects an annual energy savings of approximately $5,000 and a three year return on investment.

    08/10/2016

  • Evolution of In-Building Networks

    Local area networks and in-building wireless needs are evolving. Smarter buildings and demand for data require robust networks. Fiber-based networks provide a unique value proposition by bringing network access and intelligence closer to end-users. Sign up for the webinar.

    08/08/2016

  • Cables that Keep their Cool: The GenSPEED Brand Line of LP Listed Cables from General Cable

    Power over Ethernet (PoE) has evolved from a niche solution to a viable powering option for many applications. Holding its own alongside the evolution of PoE, General Cable’s EfficienC™ Max line of GenSPEED® Brand products power high-wattage applications, both safely and cost-effectively. Ultimate EfficienC is here. Read more.

    08/08/2016

  • Uncompromising Performance + Impressive Savings: Eaton’s Metalux Cruze Recessed LED Luminaire

    In life, it’s rare that everyone gets what they want. You want steak for dinner, your family wants chicken, so you settle on leftover spaghetti and soggy veggies. (Cue the tiny violin.) But with Eaton's Metalux Cruze Recessed LED Luminaire, no one settles. Your customers enjoy impressive performance and substantial savings, and you benefit from easy, out-of-the-box installation. Read more.

    08/02/2016