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  • 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    Constantly changing energy codes can leave you stuck with outdated equipment, requiring a host of switches, sensors, and powerpacks to remain compliant.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

  • Lithonia Lighting TWH-LED and TWP-LED Upgrade with DLC

    Due to the creation of a new "Specialty" DLC category, the TWH-LED and TWP-LED are now DLC qualified and will be eligible for utility rebates. Learn more.

    09/29/2015

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  • The Fast and Easy All-in-One Wallplate: Leviton’s QuickPlate Tempo Single-Gang Wallplate

    Fast, effective, and durable - that’s what you want from your wallplate. Leviton offers all that and more with the QuickPlate Tempo Single-Gang Wallplate, an efficient solution for contractors that eliminates the need for extra tools and components like boxes and mounting brackets. You’ll save time and money on your workspace installations with this easy all-in-one solution. Read more.

    07/17/2016

  • 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

  • Migration to Next Generation Applications

    During this webinar CommScope will review network and data center trends influencing next generation data center architectures. We’ll look at standards and technologies driving category 6a, laser optimized multimode fiber (including wide band multimode fiber) and single mode fiber. 

    06/29/2016

  • 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.

    06/29/2016

  • Understanding Smart Machines: How they will shape the future

    Join Graybar and Schneider Electric’s Mark Duncan to learn about the impact of smart machines on the industrial automation and control business and receive guidance for adapting to a changing industrial landscape.

    06/21/2016

  • Improving Electrical Safety Compliance: Arc Flash & LOTO

    In this webinar, you will be guided through the process for creating and sustaining world-class lockout procedures followed by a comprehensive review of the recent changes to the recognized industry standard for Arc Flash compliance – NFPA 70E.

    06/10/2016

  • Best Practices for Gigabit Service Delivered over Hybrid Architecture: FTTH, XDSL, In Home Wired and Wireless Networks

    This webinar covers best practices for testing fiber and XDSL Gigabit services to the home, procedures to optimize home WiFi, in home wiring, and speed testing. Join as we explore the critical test procedures that make for a successful deployment.

    06/06/2016

  • 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.

    06/02/2016

  • 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.

  • HDBaseT – Structured Connectivity for Digital A/V

    As we enter a new world of UltraHD and advanced digital AV content we find that we must manage signals which may demand as much as 20Gbit/s thru-put. HDBaseT was certified by the IEEE as a global standard for advanced AV connectivity in February 2015. In this session Legrand will dissect and explore HDBaseT technology and applications. 

    05/19/2016