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2014-04-16 23:08:04

RedVector Launches Final Component of the 2014 NEC Code Change Course Series to Inform Professionals of New Electrical Standards Tampa, Fla. (PRWEB) April 16, 2014 RedVector.com, the leader in online continuing education and workforce training solutions for the architecture, engineering and construction (AEC) industries, launched new National Electrical Code (NEC) change coursework this month, closing out its 2014 series of NEC change eLearning. First published in the late 1800s, The NEC...

2014-04-08 08:38:23

Two USB Ports, Two Receptacles in One Powerful Device MELVILLE, N.Y., April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Leviton today introduced its new USB Charger/Tamper-Resistant Duplex Receptacle offering two high-powered USB Ports with 3.6A of charging power and two 15A or 20A/125V Tamper-Resistant Receptacles. This flagship addition to Leviton's line of USB Charger Devices has the capability to charge two USB powered electronic devices utilizing its two USB Ports, leaving the two Tamper-Resistant...

2014-03-31 08:30:51

Series of seminars provides educational resources for patient and facility safety MELVILLE, N.Y., March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Leviton is responding to the growing demand by health care facility managers, engineers, architects and builders for education and awareness related to NFPA® 99: Health Care Facilities Code ("Code") with a series of seminars designed to provide them with knowledge and solutions to help facilitate Code compliance. The National Fire Protection...

2013-12-27 23:03:14

Prices have risen over the past three years as input costs grew, making negotiating more difficult for the buyer; as the economy rebounds, boosting manufacturing and construction activity, prices are expected to continue rising alongside higher demand for these devices. To help procurement professionals make better buying decisions, business intelligence firm IBISWorld has added a report on the procurement of Electrical Safety Devices & Accessories to its growing collection of...

2013-12-12 12:22:47

Overloaded Circuits and Poor Maintenance Results in Damages and Even Death FREMONT, Mich., Dec. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- December is the deadliest month when it comes to home electrical fires. Fire deaths typically increase during the winter months as a result of increased indoor activity, holiday lighting, malfunctioning heaters and appliances. According to the United States Fire Administration (USFA), home electrical problems account for 28,600 fires and $1.1 billion in property losses...

2013-11-08 12:23:56

MELVILLE, N.Y., Nov. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Leviton SmartlockPro(®) Outlet Branch Circuit (OBC) Arc Fault Circuit Interrupter (AFCI) Receptacle was recognized as one of This Old House magazine's annual "Best New Home Products." An industry first, the AFCI Receptacle offers protection from potentially dangerous arc-faults that may lead to electrical fires resulting from damage in branch circuit wiring as well as extensions to branches such as appliances and cord sets....

2013-07-01 08:28:28

Advanced technology helps protect against electrical fires resulting from arc-faults MELVILLE, N.Y., July 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Leviton today rolled out its new SmartlockPro(®) Outlet Branch Circuit (OBC) Arc Fault Circuit Interrupter (AFCI) Receptacle offering protection from arc- faults that may lead to electrical fires resulting from damage in branch circuit wiring as well as extensions to branches such as appliances and cord sets. To view the multimedia assets associated...

2013-01-22 08:39:00

MELVILLE, N.Y., Jan. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Leviton today expanded its industry-leading USB Charger Receptacle offering with a new 20 Amp version. The latest USB charging device from Leviton offers the same ground-breaking 2.1A of charging power as its 15A counterpart, but now features a 20A/125V Tamper-Resistant Receptacle, ideal for high-current devices, such as small kitchen appliances. "Leviton's new 20 Amp USB Charger/Tamper-Resistant Receptacle...

2012-12-28 05:01:55

Sydney-based Everest Electrical recently released a news post about the importance of hiring licensed home and maintenance electricians as a preventive measure against potential nuisances and safety risks. The news entry provides helpful advice for selecting the best electrician to suit a household's needs. Sydney, Australia (PRWEB) December 28, 2012 Everest Electrical, domestic electrician specialists based in Sydney with over 12 years of experience, recently released a news post on its...

2012-12-11 12:22:31

FREMONT, Mich., Dec. 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- December is the deadliest month when it comes to home electrical fires. Fire deaths typically increase during the winter months as a result of increased indoor activity, use of holiday lighting, heating and appliances, reaching their peak this month. According to the United States Fire Administration, home electrical problems account for 28,600 fires and $1.1 billion in property losses during a typical year. 53% of residential electrical fires...