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Upgrade your boring old light switches with these flossy knurled brass knobs

Still rocking those tired old plastic flippers to control your lights? Well it’s time to step up your light switch game and give your walls some …

Home Automation

Cree aims to make fluorescent tubes obsolete with LED T8 series

LEDs have proven a useful alternatives to both incandescents and fluorescents when it comes to bulbs with their durability, economy, and promise of …

LED Savings Calculator | Energy Saving LEDs

How much can I save? Energy Saving LEDs<p>There are many reasons for you to make the change to LED, some of which can be seen below:<p>Is lighting going to …

How much light do I need?

Use these easy steps to determine what Maxim Lighting fixture will meet your specific lighting requirements for room.<p>Determine Room Square …

Illuminance - Recommended Light Level

Light Level or Illuminance is the total luminous flux incident on a surface per unit area. The area - the work plane - is where the most important …

Candles

Power Consumption of Typical Household Appliances

Appliance<p>Minimum<p>Maximum<p>Standby<p>References<p>100W light bulb (Incandescent)<p>100W<p>100W<p>0W<p>[1]<p>25" colour TV<p>150W<p>150W<p>N/A<p>3" belt sander<p>1000W<p>1000W<p>N/A<p>60W light bulb …

Light Bulbs

CAT 6 VS. CAT 5e

[Q] What is the difference between CAT 6 and CAT 5e cable?<p>[A] Currently there is a great deal of confusion among Ethernet cable buyers concerning …

Technical fire training from the FIA

Browse through our training calendar of 250 course instances or search by subject. There’ll be one for you.<p>We have courses covering 17 subjects. Find …

FIA

Smartcharge lightbulb keeps the lights on when the power goes out

The 5 W SmartCharge LED bulb can put out 350 lumens, with 3,000K, 4,000K and 5,000K color temperatures and a 120 degree beam angle. A built-in, …