Friday, October 21, 2011

Happy Halloween and Electric Vehicle (EV) charging solutions

The guys on the Arlington counter were having a little fun and made up this counter display for October. Can you tell who the pumpkins are suppose to be?

To the left side of the awesome display (the cover is on the right) you can see a Electric Vehicle (EV) charger from Schneider Electric. In the catalog Schneider notes: Schneider Electric has solutions for your unique needs and will work with you to deliver the best charging infrastructure solution that includes product, installation, maintenance, and an infrastructure management system.

Schneider EV charging products are compatible with safety standards and industry specific standards, such as the Society of Automotive Engineers standards (SAE J1772).

They offer Residential charging stations which provide simple, easy-to-install, and userfriendly solutions for charging electric vehicles at home. Installations are provided by a network of licensed installers. Advanced versions feature intelligent communications and smart-grid integration options. And Commercial and Fleet Charging Solutions.

Fleet and commercial customers can count on charging solutions that offer convenient public and private access. Advanced versions will feature remote monitoring and billing capabilities servicing multiple charging points.

Learn more by downloading their brochure and catalog from our website: or stop by one of our counter locations to take a look and ask questions. If you stop by remember, you'll only see these guys in our Arlington location - 5053 Lee Highway.

Happy Halloween!!

Tuesday, October 18, 2011

LevNet RF Wireless

Today we are featuring product from Leviton. The Leviton Wireless Sensing Solution combines the energy saving benefits of its occupancy sensors with self-powered and wireless technologies developed and licensed from EnOcean, the worldwide leader in wireless control technology. This line of wireless self-powered occupancy sensors, wall switch receivers and self-powered remote switches are the ideal solution for retrofits and new construction offering labor, material and time-savings on top of energy savings. Shown are Leviton WSS10 and WSC-IRW.

For those in the participating service area, BGE offers an $100 incentive through their BGE Smart Energy Savers Program for each occupancy sensor installed. For more information check out:

Leviton products can be found at any of our locations. Ask our sales people for more information.

Wednesday, October 5, 2011

University of Maryland wins Solar Decathlon!

Congratulations to the University of Maryland! WaterShed has won the Solar Decathlon! We are so proud to have played a part in this fantastic project. Learn more here:

Shout out to John Cartagirone of American Power & Light, LLC who mentors the team on the electrical side. They have a nice interview with him on the WaterShed site.