Updated Arc Flash PPE Hoods and Face Shields Improve User Comfort and Safety

ARC FLASH INCIDENTS are of major concern for personnel working with energized equipment. When first adopted by OSHA in 20061, the arc flash Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) worn by these personnel was often hot, uncomfortable, and cumbersome. Innovations in arc flash PPE, however, are maintaining and even increasing user safety while also improving users’ experienceRead More

Student Living in San Francisco, The Panoramic

DESIGN CHALLENGE How To Safely Light High Traffic Corridors And Common Spaces Without Recessed Can Lighting The building’s modular construction technique utilized concrete ceilings for corridors, limited the use of recessed can lighting in high traffic areas. SOLUTION ALVA’s unique combination of high light output, vandal resistance, and clean, modern design.The Panoramic corridor egress lightingRead More

NFPA Addresses Arc Flash Events in Additional Interview for Faces of Fire Electrical Hazard Awareness Video Campaign Series

The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) and the Phoenix Society for Burn Survivors introduce an additional, final video interview of its Faces of Fire/ Electrical series, which features personal stories of people impacted by electrical incidents and demonstrates the need for continued education and awareness about electrical hazards in the workplace and at home. InRead More

MaxLite Names New Representatives in Eastern United States and Canada

MaxLite announces the appointment of four new agents to represent its award-winning portfolio of energy-efficient lighting solutions and 10-year warranty program. One Source/Paolicelli Associates now represents MaxLite in western Pennsylvania and West Virginia. Founded in 1981 as Paolicelli & Associates, the agency has supported the electrical market with a strong dedication to product knowledge andRead More

Topaz Enhances the Essentials New Low-Profile Center Basket Troffers

Topaz Lighting presents the perfect combination of lighting performance, energy efficiency and incredible value with the introduction of their new Low-Profile Center Basket Troffer line. Topaz’s LED Low-Profile Center Basket Troffers offer a lightweight and slim design, making them an ideal go-to product for recessed grid lighting applications. Designed to be aesthetically pleasing while savingRead More

A.L.P. Introduces DASSL™ Surgical Lighting Lens

Lighting is critical in surgical settings to maximize visibility, minimize eye fatigue, and enable the medical team to focus on the surgical operation. A.L.P. recently introduced the DASSL™ (Diffuse Asymmetric Symmetric Surgery Lens) for recessed or surface mounted luminaires in operating rooms. The new biased diffuse microstructure lens provides improved LED hiding power, smooth distribution,Read More

Leviton Introduces New Decora® Motion Sensors

Devices feature flexible wiring options, easy installation and modern design Leviton recently announced a new line of Decora® Motion Sensors designed to provide users optimal management of lighting and motor loads with enhanced detection functionality for accurate switching. The new occupancy and vacancy sensors offer flexible single pole or 3-way installation options, wiring with orRead More

Three Compact Testers from Megger Make Taking Measurements Easier

The MET1000, TPT420 and DPM1000 are designed for use by electricians and electrical engineers Megger now offers three easy-to-use, lightweight, handheld testers designed for use by electricians and electrical engineers. The MET1000 multi-functional tester, TPT420 voltage meter and DPM1000 power clamp meter are perfect when performing installation and maintenance. MET1000 The MET1000 is a versatileRead More

Polywater® BonDuit® Conduit Adhesive

Polywater Bonduit is a UL recognized component for creating strong, watertight, and airtight bonds with HDPE conduit. Polywater® BonDuit® is recognized by UL for indoor and outdoor use. It complies with the requirements of Polymeric Materials for use in Electrical Equipment. BonDuit is tested under CCN QOQW2 using UL Method 746A. Bonduit joins polyethylene ductRead More

Vertiv Boosts Range of Industry-Leading Lithium-ion UPS Portfolio in the United States and Canada

Vertiv™ Liebert® PSI5 Lithium-Ion single-phase line targets manufacturing, education and edge applications needing long battery life Vertiv (NYSE: VRT), a global provider of critical digital infrastructure and continuity solutions, recently expanded its portfolio of uninterruptible power supply (UPS) systems with lithium-ion battery options through extensions to the120V Liebert® PSI5 lithium-ion line-interactive UPS family. A newRead More