The 2014 edition of ANSI/NEMA MW 1000 will be available soon. What are the new product specifications in this edition?

March 19, 2014 by

Today we’re discussing updates to the 2014 edition of the ANSI/NEMA MW 1000 standard. Joining us today are Mike Leibowitz, Secretary of the NEMA Magnet Wire Section Technical Committee, and Jim Avery, Quality Assurance Supervisor at MWS Wire Industries and current Technical Committee Chairman. They will discuss five new product specifications—two for aluminum wire and three for copper wire—and give a preview of future specifications.

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NEMA MW 1000 - Magnet Wire

The Patrick Project: The Journey to Create a Net-zero Energy Home

March 13, 2014 by

It’s one thing to promote high-performance buildings, and another to actually walk the walk. Today we’re chatting with NEMA Policy Director for High-Performance Buildings Patrick Hughes about his latest high-performance building project: his home. He’s in the process of turning his 100-year-old rowhouse into a net-zero energy residence.

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High-Performance Buildings

What is solid-state lighting and why is this technology so valuable?

January 28, 2014 by

Today we chat with Sal Cangeloso, founder of computer hardware site and author of “LED Lighting: A Primer to Lighting the Future,” to discuss solid-state lighting technology and what makes it so valuable. We also touch on the shift to energy-efficient lighting, a transition that’s been moving forward steadily for the past two years.

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The 5 Ls of Lighting – Law

December 20, 2011 by

In this podcast we’ll discuss the new light bulb law, touching on who and what will be affected, with Randy Moorhead, Vice President of Government Affairs with Philips Electronics North America. For more information about the 5Ls of Lighting, visit

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The 5 Ls of Lighting – Light Bulbs

December 7, 2011 by

In this podcast, we speak with Joe Howley, manager of Industry Relations for GE, about the different light bulb options available to consumers. For more information about the 5Ls of Lighting, visit

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