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Home Builders, Lighting Control Industry Beg: No More AFCI Mandates!

By Julie Jacobson · December 21, 2017 • More arc fault circuit interrupters (AFCI) in homes have been proposed for NEC 2020, but the NAHB argues it won't improve safety, and home-tech integrators bemoan dimming issues and nuisance trips.

Stampede to Expand ‘Big Book of AV Tour’ to 13 Cities

By CE Pro Editors · December 5, 2011 • Distributor Stampede announces plans to increase its one-day trade show and training program to 13 cities in 2012, along with longer hours and more education.

NEC Phone System Becomes Home Automation Controller

By Jason Knott · March 22, 2011 • HAI lights, thermostats, security systems and other connected devices can be controlled with an NEC digital phone system. Worthington demos the solution at EHX 2011.

Warning Issued for Deficient Cat 5e, Cat 6 Cable

By Jason Knott · March 21, 2011 • In what is described as a new scam, two associations say copper-clad aluminum Category 5e and Category 6 cables are being marketed as solid copper conductors.