Getting a Smart Meter? Here’s what you need to know.

August 31, 2011 by

In this podcast we’re discussing some recent developments in electricity metering with Paul Orr, Program Manager for the NEMA Electricity Metering Technical Committee. We discuss the differences between a traditional electric meter and a Smart Meter, as well as NEMA’s involvement in Smart Meter development and deployment.

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The 5 Ls of Lighting - Lumens

August 22, 2011 by

In this podcast, we speak with Pam Horner, Director of Government & Industry Relations for OSRAM SYLVANIA, about the difference between lumens and watts and why it is important for consumers to know the facts. For more information about the 5Ls of Lighting, visit lightbulboptions.org.

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Recent Carbon Monoxide Installation Codes and Regulations

August 18, 2011 by

Today we’re discussing some of the recent state and model building code developments for the installation of carbon monoxide detection with Richard Roberts, Industry Affairs manager for Honeywell Life Safety and Co-Chair of the NEMA 3SB Smoke/CO Group.

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The 5 Ls of Lighting - Labels

August 11, 2011 by

In this podcast, we speak with Hampton Newsome, attorney at the Federal Trade Commission, about the new lightbulb packaging label and the types of information that will be displayed on it. For more information about the 5Ls of Lighting, visit lightbulboptions.org.

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Assessing the safety of electrical equipment after the floods in Minot, North Dakota

August 7, 2011 by

In this podcast, we’re discussing the recent flooding that has devastated the town of Minot, North Dakota, and talking about the effects flood waters have on electrical equipment with Don Iverson, NEMA Midwest Field Representative.

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