Leviton R.E.B Recessed Entertainment Box

By Robert Robillard

 Leviton solves Audio visual Install Problems With R.E.B Recessed Entertainment Box It seems that most of our remodels involve some sort of audio visual aspect from wall mounted TV to surround sound speakers in the walls and ceiling.  Recently I got a peek at an innovative product from Leviton called the Leviton R.E.B Recessed Entertainment Box.…

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Leviton SmartlockPro Slim GFCI

By Robert Robillard

Leviton SmartlockPro Slim GFCI Ground Fault Circuit Interrupter receptacles: The folks at Leviton recently released the Leviton SmartlockPro Slim GFCI Self-Test.  This GFCI automatically tests itself every 15 minutes to confirm that protected power is available, providing you and your family peace of mine. The Leviton SmartlockPro Slim GFCI device features a 25%  slimmer profile than traditional GFCI designs. The slim design…

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Electric Radiant Floor Heating

By Robert Robillard

Electric Radiant Heat New England mornings can tempt some of the toughest to roll over, turn off the alarm clock and go back to sleep. Getting out of bed and stepping onto a cold wood or tile floor can send chills up your spine and set the mood for the day. Research is showing that…

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Adding Accent Lighting

By Robert Robillard

Adding accent lighting to a room helps illuminate the unique aspects of that room

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Electric Radiant Heating Systems

By Robert Robillard

Change the way you heat—from the ground up By Chris Guelpa For many of us, electric baseboard heaters are simply a fact of life. The faintly acrid smell of burning dust and metallic pings and ticks are just another note in our domestic symphony. Most homes, condos and office utilize these intrusive metal boxes as…

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Nuheat Radiant Floor Heating

By Robert Robillard

Nuheat Radiant Floor Heating Mats – Review The folks at Nuheat, a manufacturer of an electric radiant floor heating system, recently asked if I was interested in reviewing their radiant floor heating mats. I agreed as the timing was perfect as I was in the process of remodeling a customers bathroom and they were more…

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Solar Street Lighting

By Robert Robillard

Solar Street Lighting as a Solution The Town of Concord Massachusetts, my home town, is in the process of removing street lights in an effort to reduce the lighting portion of the Town budget.  Street lighting is funded by the tax payers through the general fund. The plan calls for a 43% budget reduction in…

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Leviton Occupancy Sensor Fluorescent Ceiling Lamp

By Robert Robillard

Leviton  Hands-Free, Energy Efficient Fluorescent Ceiling Lampholder I love new, cool innovations.  While at the International Builders Show this year in Orlando I visited the Leviton booth and was amazed at all of the new, cost / energy saving devices they now have.   Here was one of my favorites: Leviton  Manufacturing, a leading global manufacturer of electrical…

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