Top 7 electronics gifts for dads and grads


Looking for a fantastic techie gift for your favorite father? Or perhaps a recent grad you’re especially fond of deserves a great gadget this year. Consumer Reports’ electronics experts picked out some of our recent favorites for your consideration

The new version of the Nook Simple Touch has the highest overall score we’ve ever awarded an e-book reader, thanks in large part to an illuminated screen that improves reading in dim light without compromising it in other lighting conditions. The Nook Simple Touch with GlowLight edges out, by a point, the original Nook Simple Touch , previously the top-scoring model in our Ratings of e-book readers . The GlowLight model, which costs $140, was a little less readable in normal light conditions than its sibling, largely because its screen comes with an anti-glare coating that slightly reduces the crispness of type

EVENT PROFILE Electricity Telecommunications Light and Audio Visual 2012 one of the largest Electricity Telecommunications Light and Audio Visual industry trade show of its kind.

Led Expo Mumbai, India (03-Feb-2012 to 05-Feb-2012)


EVENT PROFILE LEDs play an indispensable role today in all the electrical and electronic devices used daily. They come in different sizes & colors, can work with very low volts & are anti-shock. All these are getting more widely used in lighting, automobiles, televisions, computers, cell phones, city lighting, building faces, billboards etc

Nicor Offers Two New LED Lighting Solutions


Nicor continues their commitment to Solid State Lighting with the release of their LED Tape Light.  Nicor announces the release of their LED Tape Light. It is suitable for a wide variety of accent lighting applications.  It comes in 3 varieties – Standard Output, High Output, and Waterproof. The Standard and Waterproof versions are available in five colors – Pure White (6500K), Warm White (3500K), Red, Green, and Blue.

Salesperson Wanted


Alcon Lighting in Los Angeles is hiring for F/T or P/T inside sales. Candidate must have experience in lighting & electrical supplies. Email resume to or fax to (310) 733-1249

Associated of Los Angeles recently conducted a great training session with 20 electricians from the City of LA on a SquareD Lighting Controls Product.  Reducing energy consumption is automatic.  That’s the beauty of the Schneider Electric Powerlink G3 intelligent lighting control systems – reducing electrical energy use by automatically switching loads off during non-occupied periods. Associated of LA and Schneider Electric trained City ofLAelectricians on the product – before and after installation

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Choosing the Right Lighting for your Home


Good lighting in a home is something that everyone appreciates, but few of us put much thought into . As long as we’re not sitting in the dark, we rarely think about the quality of the lighting.

Solar Energy Options


Homeowners have an increasingly large number of options for utilizing solar energy to provide power, lighting, and/or lower utility bills. Comprehensive solutions are becoming more and more popular due to improvements in the technology, government financial credits, and the ability to “sell” power back to the utility company.