Here are some of the top electrical industry news items as of September 1, 2020.
NEW LIGHTING STANDARD PROVIDES LED SPECIFICATIONS FOR HID REPLACEMENT AND RETROFIT APPLICATIONS
A new lighting industry Standard, American National Standard for Electric Lamps—LED Lamp Specification Sheets for HID Replacement and Retrofit Applications, offers LED Lamp specification sheets for HID replacement and retrofit application...
Why California’s Climate Policies Are Causing Electricity Blackouts
Millions of Californians were denied electrical power and thus air conditioning during a heatwave, raising the risk of heatstroke and death, particularly among the elderly and sick.
Housing Market Maintaining and Building Strength
Two recent press releases from the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB), one from August 17 and the other from August 18, see positive trends for homebuilding strength.
2020 Profile of the Electrical Contractor
Our Profile of the Electrical Contractor happens every two years. In 2020, it overlaps with the presidential election, the U.S. Census and the coronavirus pandemic.