Thursday, September 11, 2014

Unilight: Fixture Central

Unilight Wholesale Electric


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At Unilight we strive to satisfy or customers and hand them exactly what they need. In order to be able to do this we, have turned our store into a living show room. Our roofs are covered with hundreds of fixtures store wide where our customers can get a live look at all lighting devices, before taking them home. Our brands vary from Halo, Leviton, Liton, Lutron, RAB, Elco, and many more. We have personalized a few sections on our roofs just for specific brands. We have even put all light bulb colors in our fixtures so our customers could see how their purchased lamps will brighten their homes or outdoors. Come on buy and ask any of our employees to give you a tour of our shop and show room, we will gladly help you and make sure you leave satisfied with your purchase.


Here are a couple shots of our ceilings and walls:
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Visit us soon we are located on 1824 Lincoln Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

June is Home Safety Month (Leviton)

A Well Lit Home is a Safe Home
Home is the place we feel most secure, long for after a busy work day, and want to share with family and friends. What many fail to realize, however, is their home can also be a hazardous place if the proper steps are not taken to help prevent household accidents such as slips and falls. Without proper illumination throughout the home, the chance for accidents increases, especially near staircases, and in basements, attics and garages.

Tamper Resistant
Devices

Ground Fault Circuit
Interrupters (GFCI)

CFL Products

Decora Illuminated
Switches & Outlets

Night Lights

Camera Systems

Timer Switches

Occupancy Sensors

Surge Protective
Devices
Light the Way to Safety
According to The State of Home Safety in America™ (2004)conducted by the Home Safety Council, falls are the leading cause of unintentional home injuries and deaths, accounting for an average of 5.1 million injuries and nearly 6,000 deaths each year. Many of these incidents can be prevented with simple changes to help make the home brighter.
Jay Sherman, Director of Marketing, Residential at Leviton Manufacturing, believes that choosing the proper lighting solutions is a key element for keeping a home safe: “It’s not only important to light areas with a high potential for accidents – like staircases and attics – but it is just as essential to install the proper equipment for each area of the home, most notably motion sensors outside and in places where you’ll be carrying things.”

Illumination Tips to Remember to Help Keep Your Home Safe
Homeowners should understand that poor lighting can create a potentially hazardous living space, and consider the following tips:
  • Choose illuminated switches, since the face glows it is easier to locate the light switch in a dark room or hallway
  • Install wall switches with occupancy sensors and guide lights, which provide added safety with the lights automatically turning on when motion is detected
  • Use programmable timers as a convenient and cost-effective way to control both indoor and outdoor lighting activity
Replace standard bulbs and switches in low traffic areas – especially storage areas where items are being carried and moved – with compact fluorescent lamp holders with occupancy sensors

Celebrate Earth Day Every Day (Leviton)



Celebrate Earth Day Every Day 
Reinforce your commitment to greener living. Saving electricity, recycling and protecting our natural resources help preserve the planet and ensure a sustainable future for everyone. It’s smart to be green.
Make the Switch to Green Living
Replace standard switches with dimmers, timers, occupancy sensors and CFL lampholders for a quick energy payback. Switching to lighting controls makes sense.
Our highlighted products will help lower your electrical costs and add convenience to everyday living.  Using energy-saving devices cuts down on the amount of harmful gases released into the atmosphere as by-products of electrical power generation.
Green Product Choices
These are some of the many energy-saving products in Leviton’s broad selection. Visit the Lighting Control, Energy Management and OEM sections of leviton.com for a complete selection of smart green choices.
 


(VPI06)
Vizia +® Incandescent Dimmer

(IPI06)
Decora® IllumaTech™ Preset Dimmer

(VPT24)
Vizia +® 24-Hour Programmable Timer Switch with Astronomical Clock

(LTBxx Series)
Decora® Preset Countdown Timer Switches

(PR180-1LW)
Decora Passive Infrared Wall Switch Occupancy Sensor
Earth Day Facts
  • U.S. Senator Gaylord Nelson founded Earth Day in1970.
  • The name Earth Day was chosen in part because it rhymed with birthday.
  • Earth Day marked the beginning of the modern environmental movement.
  • Approximately 20 million Americans participated in the first Earth Day.
  • Earth Day is now observed in 175 countries around the world.
Conservation Begins at Home
  • Each person throws away approximately 4 pounds of garbage every day.
  • Most families throw away about 88 pounds of plastic each year.
  • People at home use more than 1/3 of all energy.
  • One third of all water is used to flush the toilet.
  • Each gallon of fuel releases 20 pounds of carbon dioxide into the air.

Ushio's Ultraline Titan MR-16 lamp

Ushio's new Ultraline Titan MR-16 lamp has been accepted to the 2007 IESNA Progress Report. In receiving this prestigious honor the IESNA (Illuminating Engineering Society of North America) recognized the Ultraline™ Titan lamp as a unique and significant advancement to the art and science of lighting. 



The Ultraline™Titan lamp takes MR-16 technology one step further by introducing the longest life MR-16 on the market with life of up to 18,000 hours. Available in wattages ranging from 20 to 50 watts, the lamp employs an axial filament that is computer-aligned to attain precise 12, 24, 36 and 60 degree beam angles. Rated at more than four times the life of standard MR-16 lamps on the market, these lamps are an astute choice for those applications where frequency of lamp changes and cost of ownership are significant factors.

LIGHT-NING Hand Towels

New Cleaning Wipes


Recently Unilight, has created their own cleaning wipes. The results of the cleaning power in our NEW line of wipes is just AMAZING! They clean even the dirtiest items and make them look NEW, not to mention they leave a great clean smell too. These bottles come with 90 wipes and are multi-purposed. You can use them to clean your hands, tools, machinery, equipment, pipes, and a variety of nonporous surfaces. These wipes are fortified with new generation cleaning agents that can remove the toughest soils such as: tar, asphalt, oil, grease and break dust, and the best part is they will not irritate your skin. One wipe does it all and it is a product that will last. It is sure worth every penny. Do not miss out wether it is to clean the toughest messes or simply to clean your hands, LIGHT-NING Hand Towels, are the cleaning wipes for any mess, see for yourself.





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For great savings stop by Unilight Wholesale Electric

Friday, August 8, 2014

Electric Car Chargers

As plug-in hybrid electric vehicles and battery electric vehicle ownership is expanding, there is a growing need for charging stations, some of which support faster charging at higher voltages and currents than are available from domestic supplies. Electricsuppliesonline is proud to present two leading manufacturers Leviton and Legrand for electric car chargers. 

Leviton offers a complete solution for residential, commercial and public plug-in electric vehicle (PEV) charging. Leviton Evr-Green products are compliant with all industry standards and compatible with all major auto manufacturers’ electric vehicles (SAE J1772 compliant).

Pass & Seymour/Legrand can help you stay ahead of the curve with a new line of Electric Vehicle Supply Equipment (EVSE), commonly known as EV Chargers. Because the chargers come from an electrical wiring device manufacturer with a history of product reliability, you can count on them being safe, easy to install, and code-compliant.
Leviton
Plug-In Electric Vehicle Chargers
Pass and Seymour
Legrand Electric Vehicle Chargers
re-post from:http://www.electricsuppliesonline.com/electric-car-charger.html

Smoke/CO Combination Alarms Overview

Fire and Carbon Monoxide (CO) represent two of the major threats to the health and lives of homeowners and their families. Fire and smoke are often visible, providing occupants with a warning of their presence. CO on the other hand, issues no warning signs. It is colorless, odorless and can build up very slowly over time. Often, families become sick without even knowing the cause.
FireX Advantage
FireX® smoke/CO alarms monitor both smoke and CO emissions. Homeowners can satisfy state requirments, and professional contractors can easily satisfy most building requirements for fire and CO protection with a single unit, reducing installation costs and saving time. Smart Interconnect Wiring allows the FireX 12000 to be connected to additional smoke alarms and CO alarms on a single interconnect wire, eliminating the need for additional wiring and providing whole-house protection.
12000

Toxic CO levels can occur suddenly, or accumulate slowly over time. That's why FireX alarms utilize technology that is equally effective under both conditions. Because even a very small, slow buildup of CO can cause health problems and eventual death, FireX alarms monitor CO levels continuously, and are designed to sound an alarm whenever potentially dangerous CO conditions occur.

FireX combination smoke/CO alarms utilize our exclusive Monox® Sensor with True-Test™ Sensor Diagnostics, a next-generation electrochemical technology with advanced design and functionality. Monox Sensors with True-Test™ Sensor Diagnostics perform an automatic gas test to ensure proper operation. Other CO alarms do an electronic test, checking only the electronics - not the sensor. Other sensors can fail – leaving the homeowner unprotected.
FireX smoke/CO alarms include:
  • Improved filtering to reduce the effects of household chemicals and construction material to prolong sensor life.
  • Three-lead sensor to improve stability and reject false readings
  • Five Year limited warranty.

Combination Smoke/Carbon Monoxide

Direct Wire withBattery Back-up (AC/DC)
Direct Wire
(AC)
Battery Powered
(DC)
USA

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Canada


re-post from: http://www.firexsafety.com/homedir/en/productsservices/firex/products/comboalarms/comboalarm.htm