City Electric Supply Honors Branches Celebrating 25 Years

Four branches across the Carolinas have recently celebrated 25-year anniversaries of service to their communities.

Southwire Makes Organizational Changes

Norman Adkins and Brandon Moss have been promoted to new roles to align with the company’s strategic plan.

2021 30 Under 35 Profile: Corbin Davis

Corbin Davis is a 32-year-old Energy Manager for OneSource Distributors.

AD Highlights of 2021 North American Meeting

The 2021 AD Electrical-US. and Mexico North American Meeting brought together AD’s oldest division with one of its newest.

Biden Pushes Electric Vehicle Chargers as Energy Costs Spike

Billions of dollars in the giant bipartisan infrastructure deal are slotted to pay for the installation of electric vehicle chargers across the country.

Mountain States Agency Hires Outside Salesperson

Devin Bixby began his career in electrical sales in 1999 as a sales representative for a lighting and controls agency.

U.S. Jobless Claims Drop Seventh Straight Week to 268,000

The steady decline reflects the labor market’s strong recovery from last year’s brief but intense coronavirus recession.

Take tED Magazine’s Retrofit Market Survey

tED magazine is working on a special report for its digital-only March issue that examines the how the Clean Energy market will impact distributors for the next few years.

Part of our coverage includes a look at the future of LED lighting. But we need a few minutes of your time.

We are conducting a survey on the retrofit market to better understand where it stands today, and what to expect in the future. The 10-question survey only takes a few minutes, and will provide insight into rebate programs, popular items, plus the significance of product availability, cost, and customer interest.

Distributors are asked to anonymously take the survey by clicking this link. The results will be available for you on March 15.

Get A Grip On Rebates: The Final Episode

In their last rebates show, Juan Carlos Blacker and John Arthur Wilson project what they believe will be the future of lighting rebate programs over the next two-to-ten years.

This episode is brought to you by TCP.

If you want to watch more Get A Grip On Lighting podcasts, you can go to

Leviton Recognized with Two Industry Awards

MELVILLE, N.Y. — Leviton announced that its GreenMAX® DRC Room Control System with Wireless Connectivity was recognized with two industry-leading awards. GreenMAX DRC Wireless system won a silver award in Consulting Specifying Engineer’s (CSE) 2021 Product of the Year program and a FacilitiesNet 2021 Vision Award.

CSE’s Product of the Year program is the premier award for new products in the mechanical, fire/life safety, electrical, lighting, plumbing and related non-residential building systems market. The program is used to provide CSE readers with information about the top new products in their fields. The GreenMAX DRC Wireless system won the silver award in the lighting and controls category.

The FacilitiesNet Vision Awards honor innovation and excellence in products contributing to the efficient, profitable operations and management of institutional and commercial buildings in the United States. The GreenMAX DRC Wireless system was a winner in the lighting category.

“Leviton is proud to be recognized with these two awards for our GreenMAX DRC Wireless, which highlights the scalability and flexibility of the system,” said Tom Leonard, vice president of controls at Leviton. “With spec-ready and code compliant solutions for virtually any type of commercial lighting, GreenMAX DRC Wireless offers secure, simple and scalable lighting control for building specifiers, installers and end-users.”

GreenMAX DRC Wireless enables users to easily scale their lighting controls according to their evolving business. Add additional components at any time to modify or expand the system and reconfigure rooms and zones. Users can easily create lighting scenes, add lighting schedules and events and control the lighting in any space from the GreenMAX DRC App—the only setup tool needed.

GreenMAX DRC Wireless uses wireless mesh networking for communication between devices. The Wireless Keypad Room Controller acts as the brain of the system and communicates with other Leviton wireless devices and Intellect™-enabled fixtures. Designed with security in mind, GreenMAX DRC is also ioXt certified. ioXt certification measures a product against eight principles that define product security, product upgradeability, and consumer transparency. This guarantees users a secured system from end-to-end. For more information on the GreenMAX DRC Room Control System with Wireless Connectivity, visit: