Wednesday, January 25, 2012

Restructuring the fire alarm code

I picked this up from the Jan. 18, 2012: IEC's Electrical Matters:

Restructuring the fire alarm code
NFPA 72-2010 features significant changes to benefit system design and installations.
Raymond A. Grill, PE, FSFPE, Arup, Washington, D.C.

Providing mechanical, electrical, plumbing, and fire protection engineers information on nonresidential building systems and products Consulting-Specifying Engineer

Dominion Electric Supply carries West Penn, Southwire and AFC brands and types of fire alarm cables. Call any of our counters for more information.

Monday, January 23, 2012

Philips Endura LED A-Shape Lamp



Energy-efficient, dimmable LED lamp — Philips LED L Prize Lamp is the smart LED alternative to a standard 60W incandescent A19 lamp with 900 lumens. The unique lamp design provides full encompassing light with only 10 watts of power. Ideal for ambient lighting in hospitality, residential and government buildings. Smooth dimming to 10% of full light levels. Remote phosphor (yellow) disappears when lighted to create even, soft light.

Tuesday, January 17, 2012

New 23 Watt CFL in-stock



New Stock: SYL CF23ELPAR38BL 1


23 Watt compact fluorescent (CFL) floodlight bulb emits almost double the light of a 75 Watt incandescent floodlight bulb

· Safe for indoor and outdoor use

· CFL bulb will last up to 8000 hours - more than 5x the life of the standard incandescent bulb

· Save up to $41 in energy costs over the life of the bulb

Tuesday, January 10, 2012

Combination USB Charger with Tamper Resistant Receptacle - TR7740



This is so cool! A standard AC receptacle with USB charging ports!
Cooper Wiring Devices TR7740-WH




The Cooper Wiring Devices Combination USB Charger with Tamper Resistant Receptacle quickly and easily provides consumers with the ability to charge their electronic devices directly from a standard outlet without bulky adapters that can be lost or misplaced. Additionally, they contain UL approved Tamper Resistant Shutters to ensure compliance with the 2011 NEC Article 406.12 that requires all 125V receptacles in dwelling units to be Tamper Resistant.

-Compact design features standard AC receptacle with dual USB charging ports
-USB ports charge any electronic device that is capable of being charged via a 5V power adapter
-LED indicator light notifies user that device is charging·

-Convenient patented built-in wire strippers speeds installation


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