You’re probably aware that there are certain codes that govern new construction or building renovations. One type of code is specifically related to electrical systems: the National Electrical Codes or NEC codes. These codes were initiated in 1897 and are updated every three years. The next update will be released in 2020.
We live in the age of smart phones, smart cars, and smart homes, so why not smart light bulbs? Actually, smart bulbs are only one part of a smart lighting system that gives you multiple options for your home. Using a mobile app, you can control when the lights go on and off, the color of the lights, and lighting to match your mood and even your movies.
At some point, most people need an extension cord somewhere in their home or office. But not all extension cords are created equal. Before you head to the nearest home improvement center, department or grocery store, consider these important factors. Where will the cord be used? Indoors? Outdoors? Both? Do you need it for a computer, or in the garage for a heavy-duty power tool? Is the cord going to be used on a long-term basis or only for a short time?