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  • How to Understand your Facility Operations

    David Theriault, National Account Manager with Philips Lighting discusses how connected lighting can help streamline your operations and start collecting data and insights so you can optimize your facility. He also discusses the ‘cleanest, greenest, most advanced building’ in the world, the Edge in Amsterdam and how it leverages connected lighting technology.


  • The Power of LED Lighting for Schools: Why It Matters and How to Get Started

    This ability to better control LED lighting promises to impact our schools much more than our homes.


  • How LED Lighting Powers Employee Productivity

    Making changes in the office environment, like installing LED lighting can enhance employee well-being and have a much greater impact on the bottom-line than mere utility bill savings.


  • Connected Lighting is Changing

    Bruce Bharat, Director Product Marketing with Acuity Brands believes that connected lighting connects people to applications and services that can add value to their lives. Watch this video to learn how retail companies can accurately track customers and push marketing to customers in their stores.


  • The Potential and Challenge of IoT Explained

    IoT has profound implications for the construction industry, industrial plants, manufacturers, and commercial and urban infrastructure. Gartner estimates that 5.5 million "new things" are being connected each day, and GE predicts investment in the Industrial Internet of Things is expected to top $60 trillion (including services) over the next 15 years. Every organization, no matter how large or technologically savvy, can expect to be affected.


  • Linn-Benton Community College Upgrades to LED Lighting

    Frequent light fixture and socket burn-outs are challenging enough on their own. But when light poles are 20-feet in the air and require a lift for change-outs, it’s not just challenging, it’s also costly and time-consuming. It didn’t take long for this simple exterior lighting upgrade to transform into a campus-wide LED lighting initiative.


  • How LED Lighting is Changing the Classroom

    The ability to better control LED lighting promises to impact our schools much more than our homes.


  • Trade Up to the Future of Certification and get up to $3,000 cash back from Fluke Networks

    From January 2 to June 29, 2018, upgrade to Versiv with a present from Fluke Networks – up to $3,000 in rebates for your old DTX. Add Gold to your purchase and Fluke Networks will reward you with free products to make your team even more efficient, subject to, and qualified by, official terms and conditions.


  • The Top 5 Things You Need to Know About Surge Protection

    The Electrical Safety Foundation International (ESFI) conducted a 2017 survey of electrical designers, planners, and engineers who worked in designing or renovating electrical systems in industrial, Healthcare, and IT Center Facilities. Because the survey results demonstrated a lack of, or limited understanding of Surge Protection Devices (SPDs), ESFI has created educational resources to spread awareness of the purpose and effectiveness of SPDs.


  • The 12 Days of Graybar

    Just in time for the holidays, we’re rewriting the Christmas classics to the tune of greater efficiency, profitability, and savings. (Cue the piano solo.)