Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Natural Gas In Everyday Life



Natural gas plays an important role in our everyday lives--from warming our homes, to cooking our food and making the products on which we rely. Learn more at https://www.naturalgassolution.org/

Sunday, September 17, 2017

Leviton Presents: Countdown To Quiet



Newborn? No sweat! With the Leviton Decora Digital Dimmer with Bluetooth Technology, you can program the lights to go off well after your little one is deep into sleep.

Learn more about Decora Digital by visiting http://leviton.com/decoradigital

Thursday, September 14, 2017

Solar Microgrids For Energy Efficiency



How can industrial IoT cut energy use? In this Hardwired NYC interview, Schneider Electric IoT CTO Cyril Perducat reveals how to use data analytics and artificial intelligence to balance energy storage, energy consumption, and energy demand.

Monday, September 11, 2017

Leviton Presents: Family Vacation



Vacation checklist:
✓ Setup lights to automatically turn on and off.

Decora Digital makes it easy to program your lights to turn on and off automatically when you’re away from your home, giving you peace of mind.

Friday, September 8, 2017

Legrand Wireless Charger + USB



WIRELESS CHARGING EVERYWHERE, WITH TOTAL FREEDOM
Right where you need them and when you want them, Legrand wireless chargers bring you maximum possible autonomy every day, so you can live totally mobile.

At home and at the office, Legrand wireless chargers can be installed anywhere, to charge your smartphones equipped with a QI-standard induction charge receiver.

The QI-standard guarantees the compatibility of smartphones from different manufacturers with induction charging, and guarantees you have the best of the technology without any connection constraints.

MAKE CHARGING EASY

Charging your mobile devices has never been easier!

Place your smartphone on the wireless stand, and charging begins automatically.

And, thanks to the built-in USB port, you can charge your tablet or another mobile device at the same time.

You can set the stand up in your entrance hall or above your kitchen counter, so that it is always handy for charging the smart way.

Monday, September 4, 2017

Schneider Electric - Life Is On Overview



Schneider Electric is a global leader in energy management and automation, with sustainability at the core of the company. At Schneider Electric we believe that access to energy is a basic human right. Our technologies ensure that Life is On everywhere, for everyone and at every moment. Life is on when life is energized, efficient and connected. Schneider Electric makes life safe, reliable, efficient, sustainable and connected

Friday, September 1, 2017

Legrand Equinox Lighting Controls & User Interface



Equinox is a range of unique user interfaces that provides end users quick and intuitive control of lighting and scenes, timers, shades, schedules, colors, and profiles.

Tuesday, August 29, 2017

Wiser Energy™ System - Provide Proof Of Return On Solar Investments



Adding the Wiser Energy™ solution to every solar installation allows you to provide proof of your customer’s return on their investment, giving them peace of mind. Homeowners can track their home’s energy usage and production in real-time increasing their satisfaction with your hard work. Learn more, http://www.schneider-electric.us/en/

Saturday, August 26, 2017

Next Generation Of Back-UPS Overview – BE600M1 And BE850M2



Power and protect all of your critical electronics while maintaining your internet connection during prolonged outages. The new and improved APC Back-UPS™ keeps you connected to what matters the most by providing more runtime and battery backup outlets than ever before. This video features the BE600M1 (replacing the BE550G) and the BE850M2 (replacing the BE750G).

Wednesday, August 23, 2017

Why Your Smart Home Needs Battery Backup From APC



The electronic devices you rely on every day for communication, security, and entertainment such as networking equipment, computers, televisions, security systems, and gaming consoles are at risk of damage and disconnect due to unexpected blackouts, voltage fluctuations, and other power disruptions. Learn how an APC UPS will provide certainty in your connected world by keeping all the IoT devices in your smart home protected and connected, even during a power outage.

Sunday, August 20, 2017

Halo LED RL56 Wireless



The Halo RL56 Wireless is a complete LED Baffle-Trim Module for 5” and 6” aperture recessed downlights. When paired with a ZigBee based system, the RL56 Wireless can perform multiple features all through a mobile device.

Thursday, August 17, 2017

Halo LED RL56 Wireless Installation



The Halo RL56 Wireless LED module can be easily installed into 5” or 6” recessed housings using either friction clips or torsion springs.

Monday, August 14, 2017

Wattstopper Connected Services



RACCESS is the first offer within Wattstopper’s new Connected Services suite of remote support services that supports networked Digital Lighting Management (DLM) lighting control systems. RACCESS employs hardware and software technology that make it possible to enhance our 1st year warranty and deliver the best installation and start-up experience to electrical contractors and the best first year experience to building owners. With a dedicated, secure cellular gateway, Wattstopper experts can connect to the system and provide immediate support, addressing many issues remotely that used to require an on-site visit for resolution. Beyond the first year, RACCESS provides the remote connectivity required to add future Connected Services that will ensure maximum energy savings and functionality over the life of your DLM system.

Friday, August 11, 2017

Code Compliant Lighting Control Solutions For Any Application



The Wattstopper product line offers the most comprehensive line of simple, scalable and flexible energy efficient lighting controls and solutions for commercial and residential applications.

Tuesday, August 8, 2017

Wiremold® Rachet-Pro 881 Series Floor Boxes



Wiremold® Ratchet-Pro Series Floor Boxes provide single- and dual-service capability in a variety of easy-to-install round floor boxes.

Saturday, August 5, 2017

Schneider Electric EcoStruxure™ Overview



At Schneider Electric, we are focused on improving your business, safety, reliability, efficiency, sustainability, and connectivity. We do this with EcoStruxure™, our single, open IoT-enabled system which allows us to innovate at every level.

Sunday, July 30, 2017

Legrand Integrated Wireless Charger




Right where you need them and when you want them, Legrand wireless chargers bring you maximum possible autonomy every day, so you can live totally mobile.
At home and at the office, Legrand wireless chargers can be installed anywhere, to charge your smartphones equipped with a QI-standard induction charge receiver.
The QI-standard guarantees the compatibility of smartphones from different manufacturers with induction charging, and guarantees you have the best of the technology without any connection constraints.

The installable wireless charger adapts perfectly to your furniture, at the office or at home.
On a desk or the kitchen counter, built into a bedside table or a console in the entrance hall... it’s the perfect partner for your busy day.

Thursday, July 27, 2017

Monday, July 24, 2017

the radiant® Collection: Nightlights



Nighttime navigation has never been simpler thanks to adjustable light levels and optional louvers that even a child can safely use. Ideal for any area of your home where greater visibility is needed, including nurseries, bathrooms, hallways and stairwells.

Friday, July 21, 2017

Eaton ConnectedLighting Overview



Eaton’s portfolio of connected lighting solutions leverages the real-estate of the physical light fixture to increase building, business and community operating efficiency through controls and data.

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

the radiant® Collection: Home Automation



Now you can coordinate your home automation controls with your outlets, switches, dimmers and more for a cohesive look across the wall and throughout the home.

Saturday, July 15, 2017

the radiant® Collection: Dimmers



Conveniently conserve energy and create the perfect mood by adjusting dimmer light levels with a single slide.

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Clipsal C-Bus - Your Home Is Beautiful



Clipsal C-Bus from Schneider Electric offers the state of the art in home automation. Imagine your home adorned with an exquisite piece of art, beautifully crafted from a single sheet of glass, providing smooth lines and a stunning finish. And what if it was not only beautiful, but also capable of controlling your entire home with a single touch.

Sunday, July 9, 2017

Plug Load Control Devices- Simple Energy Management



Whether you’re upgrading an existing layout or configuring an entirely new system, P&S® Plug Load Controllable Devices help keep it simple. From code-required permanent markings that make them easy for end users to identify, to the ability to wirelessly control them via traditional occupancy sensors, these devices take installation, convenience and simplicity to a new level.

Monday, July 3, 2017

Leviton Presents: How to Connect Amazon Echo to Decora Smart with Wi-Fi for Voice Control



Decora Smart with Wi-Fi and the My Leviton app offer an exciting selection of intelligent dimmers, switches, outlets and plug-in products for automated control of lights, motor loads, appliances and more. The Leviton Decora Smart home automation products allow you to control devices from your smartphone or tablet from anywhere in the world, plus set schedules or add optional voice control using optional Amazon Alexa or Google Assistant devices. Watch this video to learn how to integrate your Amazon Echo, Dot, Tap, Look, Show, or Alexa-enabled devices to your Leviton Wi-Fi lighting controls. "Alexa, turn all lights on".

If you're unsure about wiring a device, please consult an electrician. If you have questions, please email SASupport@leviton.com. To learn more, visit http://leviton.com/decorasmart

Tuesday, June 27, 2017

WaveLinx Wireless Connected Lighting System



WaveLinx is the most cost-effective, code compliant system that has out-of-the-box functionality on the market today.

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Eaton’s Connected Lighting System



Eaton talks about its WaveLinx and LumaWatt Pro wireless connected lighting system, two simplified solutions enabling customers to easily get connected.

Sunday, June 18, 2017

Metalux SP-Ultra Thin LED Panel



The new SP series is an ultra-thin LED panel which features exceptional efficiency, modern design and excellent installation flexibility.

Thursday, June 15, 2017

Improve Your Cooling Performance To Optimize Your Data Center Operations



Learn from the experts that lead the Schneider Electric Data Center Science Center to ensure you are making the best cooling decisions for your data center. The cooling economizer PUE Calculator is one of the many Trade Off tools developed by the team to help justify the trade-offs you may be faced with.

Monday, June 12, 2017

Square D Whole Home Surge Protective Devices. Everything Electrical is Protected



Square D Whole Home Electronics Protective Devices are compact and affordable surge suppressors designed for installation in any manufacturer's residential load center. Learn more, http://www.schneider-electric.us/surge

Friday, June 9, 2017

Leviton Presents: Just Cool Off



After a long workout, hitting that switch can be hard. See how Decora® Digital can help!

Learn more about Decora® Digital: http://leviton.com/decoradigital

Tuesday, June 6, 2017

Initiating A Heat Or Cool Boost Cycle With Wiser Air



Tutorial for initiating the heat or cool boost cycles for the Wiser Air thermostats (WISERAIR10BLKUS and WISERAIR10WHTUS).

To learn more, please visit the Schneider Electric FAQ: http://spr.ly/60588i4DO

Saturday, June 3, 2017

Resetting Energy Values on PowerLogic CM4000 Display



Tutorial for resetting accumulated energy values on the PowerLogic Current Meter 4000 (CM4000) remote display.

To learn more, please visit the Schneider Electric FAQ: http://spr.ly/60558WDA9

Wednesday, May 31, 2017

PlugTail® Electrical Wiring Devices: Connect With The Future



Whatever form a space takes, you can count on its electrical requirements changing. With a 10-year history of superior performance, PlugTail wiring devices are engineered for fast, easy installation, making change-outs and upgrades a snap...literally. Specifiers, electrical contractors and building owners, isn't it time you connect with the future of wiring devices on your commercial jobs?

Sunday, May 28, 2017

Leviton Virtual Tour Of Oil Rig



Check out a virtual tour of a land-based drilling rig and see how Leviton Rhino-Hide electrical connectors provide the durability, reliability, and long-lasting performance that’s needed in harsh oil and gas environments.

Thursday, May 25, 2017

Keypad Options for Altivar 312 Drives | Schneider Electric Support



Discussion and demonstration of included (in-box) and optional keypad/display options for the Altivar 312 (ATV312) variable speed drive. ATV312 does not include a remote keypad. Optional keypads and graphical displays are available along with mounting kits.

Monday, May 22, 2017

Leviton LED Ceiling Occupancy Sensor Lampholder



Frustrated fumbling for a light switch in the dark? See how Danny Lipford of Today’s Homeowner and his crew helped one homeowner by installing a LED Ceiling Occupancy Sensor. Convenient, energy efficient and safer too! Tune in to the “Win Danny” episode airing the week of 5/15.

Friday, May 19, 2017

WannaCry Protection For Many Applications - Phoenix Contact




Recent events have illustrated the importance of setting up protection for your systems against unauthorized access by people or malware.

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Reliable Electricity Access With MGS100



By providing reliable and affordable electricity, ABB’s new microgrid solution MGS100 enables remote communities and businesses to thrive. Its integrated system enables solar PV power and battery energy storage to provide access to power to remote communities and back-up power to critical facilities and businesses. This power enables economic growth with minimal environmental impact, making social and economic development possible for everyone.
More information under: www.abb.com/microgrids

Saturday, May 13, 2017

Square D Plug-on Neutral Whole Home Surge Protective Devices Everything Electrical Is Protected



Square D Whole Home Electronics Protective Devices are compact and affordable surge suppressors designed for installation in QO or Homeline Plug-on Neutral Residential Load Centers.

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Sensors Explained



Quick explanation of what a sensor is and a common example of where you might see one in use (shopping centre doors).

Thursday, May 4, 2017

Get The Most From Your HART Devices - Phoenix Contact



Chances are your instrumentation is HART enabled—and yet you’re not using it. Why?
As this video will show you, the Ethernet HART Multiplexer (MUX) from Phoenix Contact will let you put your HART devices onto a network so you can calibrate, commission, monitor, and troubleshoot . . . anytime, anywhere.

Monday, May 1, 2017

Easily Migrate Your 1771 I/O - Phoenix Contact



Ever thought migrating your 1771 I/O system to something newer just wasn’t financially feasible? In this video, Phoenix Contact will show you a stream-lined approach to migrating your 1771 I/O. You’ll see how to eliminate re-wiring field wires; we’ll show you how to achieve a physical cut-over to the new controller in only minutes, and much more.

So whether you’re looking to upgrade within the Allen-Bradley ecosystem or switch to an entirely new control manufacturer, migrating your 1771 I/O has never been easier. Just watch!

Sunday, April 30, 2017

mGuard Industrial Ethernet switch: Secure Communication For Machine Building - Phoenix Contact



▶ Digitalization presents new challenges for machine building. In particular, communication within machines is continuously developing. Phoenix Contact presents you with solutions for the trends in industrial communication.

▶ The number of Ethernet-capable end devices in the machine is continuously growing. The data load to which machine networks are subjected is also growing. Unmanaged switches cannot always filter these data quantities, which can lead to network failures. Phoenix Contact offers you new, intelligent switches for machine building that increase productivity through high availability and simple diagnostics.

▶ mGuard technology is the right solution for data security and secures remote maintenance to provide your networks with additional protection from unauthorized access. This technology features a stable wireless reception with WiFi solutions perfectly adapted to machine building for communication with driverless transport systems or connection of smart devices.

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

A Single Provider and a Simple Choice. Harmony, Obviously



A unique and unrivalled depth of push-buttons, pilot lights and switches on the market. Discover a modular system that minimizes the number of references to stock. Harmony, obviously!

Saturday, April 22, 2017

How A Green Supply Chain Drives Sustainable Development



Sustainability, energy efficiency, and digitization are at the center of Schneider Electric’s customer-centric global supply chain strategy. Hear from Annette Clayton, Executive Vice President of Global Supply Chain, how Schneider’s tailored supply chain capabilities benefit our customers.

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Accutech Wireless Instrumentation Overview



In this video, Stephen Goodman, Global Product Manager for Foxboro Field Devices group, presents the Accutech Wireless Instrumentation product line overview, industry applications, benefits and more.

Friday, April 14, 2017

Easter Recipes - How To Make Italian Easter Cookies



Get the recipe for Italian Easter Cookies at: http://allrecipes.com/recipe/19199/italian-easter-cookies/

Add to their delight at Easter and year-round with these classic cakey butter cookies. Cream butter with sugar, then beat in eggs, vanilla, almond extract, milk and oil. Combine with flour and baking powder. Form dough into loose knots, bake and dip into a rich confectioners’ sugar icing. Finish with colorful sprinkles and share with delighted cookie lovers.

Saturday, April 8, 2017

Plug-on Neutral Load Centers with Qwik-Grip Wire Management System. (Short)



Square D Plug-on Neutral Load Centers with Qwik-Grip wire management system speeds up wire installation simplifying your rough-in.

Thursday, April 6, 2017

Pipelines Create Jobs



Private pipeline investment could create more than 800,000 jobs. America's energy infrastructure is our nation's backbone.

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Polish Pierogi - Potato & Cheese Pierogi - Low fat and delicious!



Jenny's Polish pierogi are a healthier version of this traditional Polish food, filled with a delicious mashed potato mixture with browned onions and cream cheese. Pierogi can be made with various fillings like sauerkraut & mushroom, meat, and even fruit but these are Jenny's favorites.

SHARE: Here is a link to share Jenny's Polish Pierogi video: http://youtu.be/EYwHBG5A4uY

Sunday, March 26, 2017

The Rise Of Renewables And Cleantech



Renewables and cleantech are on a wave - hear from our experts how companies can catch it.

Thursday, March 23, 2017

Surge and Overcurrent SHORTS, Pilot episode – Phoenix Contact



Introducing Phoenix Contact’s Surge and Overcurrent SHORTS, hosted by Jessica. This video series will make surge and overcurrent simple and easy to understand. Each video will focus on a single topic and break down some of the more complex topics into easy-to-understand concepts.

Sunday, March 19, 2017

Leviton Systems For Power Over Ethernet



Leviton's structured cabling systems meet the need for higher bandwidth and power, while limiting the temperature rise in large cable bundles. They are designed and tested to be compliant with all current and draft IEEE PoE standards, Power over HDBaseT, and IEC 60512-99-001. And Leviton Altas-X1™ Cat 6A connectivity has been tested to deliver 100-watt PoE, as defined in the draft IEEE 802.3bt (Type 4) standard.

You can learn more about Leviton’s solutions at Leviton.com/POE

Sunday, March 12, 2017

Reliable Electricity Access With MGS100



By providing reliable and affordable electricity, ABB’s new microgrid solution MGS100 enables remote communities and businesses to thrive. Its integrated system enables solar PV power and battery energy storage to provide access to power to remote communities and back-up power to critical facilities and businesses. This power enables economic growth with minimal environmental impact, making social and economic development possible for everyone.

Friday, March 10, 2017

Wiremold: Outdoor Charging Station at Northwestern Regional School



See how Regional School District No. 7 in Winsted, Connecticut, added charging infrastructure to the courtyards to allow middle and high school students to use their smartphones for educational and social reasons.

Monday, March 6, 2017

Eaton Halo New Lighting Products at IBS 2017



NGHTV.com talks with Eaton about the latest Halo LED product line offerings at the NAHB 2017 International Builder’s Show.

Thursday, March 2, 2017

The Future of Automation Vision by Schneider Electric



Peter Martin from Schneider Electric delivers a new vision for the future of automation that unlocks new business models for operational profitability improvement, safely and sustainably.

Monday, February 27, 2017

Microgrids: How You Benefit While Making An Impact



Microgrids are increasingly reshaping the energy landscape. Learn what they are, how they plug into your environment, and how they work for your benefit. http://spr.ly/60568nGH6

Thursday, February 23, 2017

Power Past Impossible


We are pioneering new frontiers - and doing it more efficiently than ever before with the help of oil and natural gas. Together we can Power Past Impossible.

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

MultiTouchPro and Pushbutton Pro - A New Generation of KNX Interfaces



The KNX Multitouch Pro and the KNX Push-button Pro from Schneider Electric are an entirely new generation of KNX user interfaces. Delivering intuitive operation, flexible functionality, and projecting an elegant design, Schneider Electric is proud to introduce this new technology – meeting our customers’ requirements and reinforcing our mission – to ensure that Life Is On
everywhere, for everyone and at every moment.

Sunday, February 19, 2017

Surge And Overcurrent SHORTS: What Is A Transient?



Ever wonder what makes a transient a transient? This video explores the characteristics exhibited by transients and how those characteristics differentiate them from other common power quality issues.

Thursday, February 16, 2017

How To Extend My Electrical Installation?



What are the changes you should make to your home’s existing electrical wiring when looking to expand the living space in your home?

Sunday, February 12, 2017

Easy Baked Ziti - Lighter, Less Fat



Jenny Jones shares her lighter, less fat easy baked ziti in this step-by-step video. It's easy to put together with store-bought sauce, part skim cheeses, and lean ground sirloin. Bakes in 20 minutes.

Thursday, February 9, 2017

How To Request An Adorne Under-Cabinet System Proposal



Learn how to request an adorne Under-Cabinet System proposal from our Project Services team.

Visit our Kitchen Project Support page for more information: legrand.us/kitchentakeoff.

Monday, February 6, 2017

Friday, January 27, 2017

EVlink Charging Solutions



Electric vehicle charging stations to fit any location and any vehicle. Don't stop to charge and charge anywhere you stop.

Tuesday, January 24, 2017

Give Your Electrical System A Voice With Smart Panels



Your electrical system has something to say. Give it a voice with Smart Panels from Schneider Electric. Monitor power distribution, anticipate needs, pinpoint concerns, and control assets remotely.

Saturday, January 21, 2017

IT/AV Control For Conference Rooms And Classrooms



Leviton makes meeting collaboration easier than ever. Our AV Signal Extenders connect seamlessly over category-rated cable, providing a flexible solution for conference rooms and classrooms. And when you combine extenders with Leviton AV control options and autoswitching capability, you can easily control three different inputs, all from one convenient location.

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Thursday, January 12, 2017

Leviton Presents: How to Install a Weather-Resistant GFCI Outlet & Weather-Resistant Cover



When it comes to outdoor GFCI protection, it’s smart to choose SmartlockPro® GFCIs. Our large selection includes outdoor grade versions that are also tamper-resistant. Paired with a weather-resistant cover, you get the ultimate outdoor protection.

If you're ever unsure about wiring a device, please consult an electrician.

Monday, January 9, 2017

Best Meatloaf You've Ever Had



"Don't use a loaf pan," says Jenny Jones, "if you want a healthy meatloaf." Her easy recipe is so full of flavor it's hands down the best (& healthiest) meat loaf you've ever had.

Friday, January 6, 2017

Tuesday, January 3, 2017

Infrastructure - Pipelines



Pipelines, using cutting-edge technology and 24/7 monitoring for safety, can deliver clean, reliable, affordable natural gas to power homes and businesses.

Sunday, January 1, 2017

Happy New Year 2017!


One of the greatest joys of this season is the  opportunity to say thank you and to wish you the very best for the New Year.