Innovative Thomas & Betts electrical boxes save time and energy, while making a quality installation

Homeowners today demand increased energy efficiency, and T&B has responded with the Carlon® DraftTight® Non-Metallic Box for new construction and DraftTight® Old Work Box for existing structures. Their innovative designs feature gaskets and a flexible drywall flange over cable-entry points to seal against airflow. By eliminating the need to caulk the boxes after installation, contractors can save about five hours of installation time on a 2,200 square-foot house. Read more.

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Increase efficiency and safety with Thomas & Betts Outdoor While-In-Use-Covers and Cable Ties

Thomas & Betts (T&B) product lines for residential construction make installation quicker and easier for the contractor, and also deliver energy efficiency, safety and durability to the homeowner. T&B products reduce installation time, while complying with U.S. building and electrical codes, International Energy Conservation Code® (IECC®) requirements and insulation standards. Here are just a few new products from T&B to help save you time and increase efficiency.

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Introducing Passive House Standard - A Valuable LEED Partner

It is no secret that buildings use lots of energy. It may surprise some that technology-heavy strategies that reduce energy consumption may actually cost more, and be less efficient than a passive building with little technology. Passive House is a science-driven, conservation focused standard that caps specific energy uses. It is a perfect partner for LEED projects and in many cases strategies to perform to Passive House standards provide points to a higher LEED certification. This program identifies Passive House history, buildings, strategies and LEED synergies.

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Transforming Buildings Through Product Innovation

This course looks at new green building product innovations and technologies. The course covers how to make the case for new green building products, identify the conditions needed to accelerate innovation adoption, appropriate technology trends and applications across a range of players, and how to apply these trends in practice.

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LEED v4 - Technical Improvements

This course takes a closer look at LEEDv4 and the importance of the technical improvements that have been made. This course also discusses the market trends and building performance and how these have both influenced LEEDv4.

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Towson City Center developers use Mitsubishi VRF system

The Mitsubishi Electric VRF zoning system exceeded efficiency expectations in the redevelopment of this Silver high-rise.

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In Floor Cellular Raceway Systems (IFCRS) - Creating Integrated Designs

This course will provide an overview of the in floor cellular raceway system including features and benefits, components and installation, sustainability, design criteria, product specifications and applications.

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Introduction to Destination Control Systems

When specifying an elevator for a project, a destination control system can significantly improve convenience in a building while boosting elevator traffic handling capacity and performance. The system guides passengers to the most appropriate elevator, it improves comfort by eliminating overcrowding, and it reduces travel time and unnecessary stops. Touchscreen destination operating panels ensure an effortless user experience and remote call technology allow users to make elevator calls directly from their mobile device. This course will discuss the benefits of and the technology behind destination control systems for elevators.

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