News http://ewweb.com/taxonomy/term/7399/more en LED Lighting Conversion Saves Church Energy http://ewweb.com/bulletin-board/led-lighting-conversion-saves-church-energy <div class="node-body article-body">The First Baptist Church of Bethalto, Ill., was looking to update its facility with improved lighting that provided energy savings. The 25,000-square-foot building and exterior were lit by an aging system of fluorescent and metal halide fixtures that had become prohibitively expensive to operate and labor intensive to maintain.</div> <p><a href="http://ewweb.com/bulletin-board/led-lighting-conversion-saves-church-energy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/bulletin-board/led-lighting-conversion-saves-church-energy#comments Bulletin Board Tue, 21 Jun 2016 20:14:00 +0000 34801 at http://ewweb.com Courtesy of MaxLite Long-Wavelength LED Lights Reduce Impact on Wildlife http://ewweb.com/lighting/long-wavelength-led-lights-reduce-impact-wildlife <div class="field-deck"> Elemental LED is introducing a new amber version of an LED strip light that won Florida wildlife certification. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Elemental LED is introducing a new amber version of an LED strip light that won Florida wildlife certification. </div> <p><a href="http://ewweb.com/lighting/long-wavelength-led-lights-reduce-impact-wildlife" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/lighting/long-wavelength-led-lights-reduce-impact-wildlife#comments Bulletin Board Lighting Tue, 21 Jun 2016 19:36:00 +0000 34791 at http://ewweb.com (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images) DOE Invests $10 Million in Efficient Lighting R&D http://ewweb.com/lighting/doe-invests-10-million-efficient-lighting-rd <div class="field-deck"> Research and development funding program concentrates on improvements in LED and OLED lighting. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">DOE announced funding for nine research and development projects that will support solid-state lighting (SSL) core technology research, product development, and manufacturing research and development.</div> <p><a href="http://ewweb.com/lighting/doe-invests-10-million-efficient-lighting-rd" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/lighting/doe-invests-10-million-efficient-lighting-rd#comments Bulletin Board Lighting Mon, 20 Jun 2016 21:07:00 +0000 34751 at http://ewweb.com (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images) Smart Grid Standard and User’s Manual Developed by NEMA and ASHRAE http://ewweb.com/bulletin-board/smart-grid-standard-and-user-s-manual-developed-nema-and-ashrae <div class="node-body article-body">The new standard 201-2016, Facility Smart Grid Information Model, provides a common basis for electrical energy consumers to describe, manage and communicate about electrical energy consumption and forecasts, and comes packaged with a user's manual</div> <p><a href="http://ewweb.com/bulletin-board/smart-grid-standard-and-user-s-manual-developed-nema-and-ashrae" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/bulletin-board/smart-grid-standard-and-user-s-manual-developed-nema-and-ashrae#comments Bulletin Board Mon, 20 Jun 2016 19:42:00 +0000 34741 at http://ewweb.com (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images) Survey: Electricians Seeing More Smart Homes and Prefer High-Tech Installations http://ewweb.com/bulletin-board/survey-electricians-seeing-more-smart-homes-and-prefer-high-tech-installations <div class="field-deck"> Klein Tools's second State of the Industry survey shows an increasing embrace of new technology. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Klein’s State of the Industry survey found electricians are seeing more smart or “connected” homes in residential areas. </div> <p><a href="http://ewweb.com/bulletin-board/survey-electricians-seeing-more-smart-homes-and-prefer-high-tech-installations" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/bulletin-board/survey-electricians-seeing-more-smart-homes-and-prefer-high-tech-installations#comments Bulletin Board Silver Fri, 17 Jun 2016 19:50:00 +0000 34701 at http://ewweb.com Infographic courtesy of Klein Tools Sonepar Buys Belgian Electrical Distributor Cheyns http://ewweb.com/global/sonepar-buys-belgian-electrical-distributor-cheyns <div class="node-body article-body">Cheyns has 180 people operating 10 locations across Flanders and Wallonia, with its headquarters in Courtrai.</div> <p><a href="http://ewweb.com/global/sonepar-buys-belgian-electrical-distributor-cheyns" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/global/sonepar-buys-belgian-electrical-distributor-cheyns#comments Global Mergers & Acquisitions News Watch Thu, 16 Jun 2016 22:12:00 +0000 34681 at http://ewweb.com May was a Bad Month for Power Outages - Eaton’s BlackOut Tracker http://ewweb.com/bulletin-board/may-was-bad-month-power-outages-eaton-s-blackout-tracker <div class="node-body article-body">With its concerns for dependable power, Eaton Corp. tracks power outages in its Blackout Tracker. May 2016 was a bad month. According to a post at Eaton's ThePlug e-mail newsletter, last month there were 329 outages affecting nearly 900,000 people for more than nine days.</div> <p><a href="http://ewweb.com/bulletin-board/may-was-bad-month-power-outages-eaton-s-blackout-tracker" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/bulletin-board/may-was-bad-month-power-outages-eaton-s-blackout-tracker#comments Bulletin Board blka data centers Eaton Tue, 14 Jun 2016 14:20:00 +0000 34451 at http://ewweb.com Encore Wire’s Daniel Jones Wins Top Wire & Cable Industry Award http://ewweb.com/people/encore-wire-s-daniel-jones-wins-top-wire-cable-industry-award <div class="node-body article-body">Daniel Jones, Encore Wire's chairman, president & CEO, was presented the 2016 Mordica Memorial Award on June 8 at this year's WAI Operations Summit & Wire Expo (Wire Association International). </div> <p><a href="http://ewweb.com/people/encore-wire-s-daniel-jones-wins-top-wire-cable-industry-award" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/people/encore-wire-s-daniel-jones-wins-top-wire-cable-industry-award#comments People Daniel Jones Encore Wire wire and cable Fri, 10 Jun 2016 15:14:00 +0000 34261 at http://ewweb.com Obituary: Stephen Chaika, November, 2015 http://ewweb.com/people/obituary-stephen-chaika-november-2015 <div class="node-body article-body">Stephen Chaika, 93, of Long Island, N.Y., passed away in Nov. 2015, according to Herb Slater, one of Chaika's friends and co-workers from their days at Herb’s company, Slater Electric Co.</div> <p><a href="http://ewweb.com/people/obituary-stephen-chaika-november-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/people/obituary-stephen-chaika-november-2015#comments People Fri, 10 Jun 2016 14:45:00 +0000 34251 at http://ewweb.com LED Lighting Lights and Protects Native American Artifacts in Wyoming Museum http://ewweb.com/bulletin-board/led-lighting-lights-and-protects-native-american-artifacts-wyoming-museum <div class="node-body article-body">Located on the 620-acre historic Quarter Circle A Ranch in Big Horn, the eco-conscious museum houses one of the most significant and extensive 19th and 20th century Western and American Indian Art collections in the U.S.</div> <p><a href="http://ewweb.com/bulletin-board/led-lighting-lights-and-protects-native-american-artifacts-wyoming-museum" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/bulletin-board/led-lighting-lights-and-protects-native-american-artifacts-wyoming-museum#comments Bulletin Board Lighting Tue, 07 Jun 2016 20:32:00 +0000 34161 at http://ewweb.com Photo credit: David K. 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