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August 8, 2012

Melville, N.Y.-based Leviton introduced a full line of residential occupancy and vacancy sensors that combine state-of-the-art technology with a sleek new design to provide optimal management of lighting and motor loads.

Available in either Automatic-ON (Occupancy) or Manual-ON (Vacancy) switching, these energy-saving sensors are available in models engineered to control current LED, CFL, fluorescent, incandescent, halogen or motor loads. 

March 5, 2012

Ray Schlosser, founder and president of Aero-Tech Light Bulb Co., of Schaumburg, Ill., did not build his “Made in the U.S.A.” campaign because it was the fastest route to profitability.

February 9, 2012

AZEK Building Products has added new outdoor lighting options to its AZEK Rail product line: two styles of Lighted Post Caps and Under Top Rail Lighting.

The Lighted Post Caps include the Villa Cap, available in White and Black, and the Island Cap, available in White, Black, Brownstone and Kona (dark brown). Both caps include multiple LEDs and fit all AZEK 5X5 Rail Post sleeves and complement existing post caps.

December 2, 2011

An article in the New York Times points to a radical new design of an everyday home item: the programmable thermostat. 

In an article titled: "A thermostat that's clever, not clunky," the Nest Learning Thermostat gets a positive review. The product is designed by Tony Fadell, who helped design the Apple iPod. 

October 19, 2011

California-based e-commerce retailer Thomason Ventures has launched a new website, AlternativeHomeProducts.com, which features such energy-saving household products as inverter fuses, inverter remotes, solar panels, rechargeable lights, solar kits, solar accessories, wireless HD tuners, tools and power packs. 

September 13, 2011

Atlanta-based Acuity Brands expanded its LED indoor ambient lighting portfolio with the launch of the Lithonia Lighting RTLED Relight assembly kit. The kit is designed to bring the advantages of LED lighting to renovation projects. 

The easy one-to-one fixture replacement installs from below the ceiling and offers a high quality of light with the added benefit of energy savings. The energy savings can be maximized by the use of advanced LED lighting technology, full range dimming, and flexible, intelligent control options.

January 10, 2011

In today’s market, the products that go into a home are more important than ever. Buyers are demanding better quality, greener design and more features for less money, and so are builders. On the following pages is a collection of new, innovative and design-oriented products to help builders save time — or keep up with the times.

Mission Stone Fireplace Surrounds

October 28, 2010

Cree Inc., the Durham, N.C.-based manufacturer of LED lighting products, has elected Robert Tillman to...

October 3, 2010

A routine highway stop over an expired license plate resulted in the arrest of an...

September 10, 2010

A routine highway stop over an expired license plate resulted in the arrest of an Arizona man and the recovery of several hundred circuit breakers stolen from Home Depots in five states, according to a report on WISH-TV, an Indianapolis station.

September 9, 2010

A routine highway stop over an expired license plate resulted in the arrest of an...