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Wireless Networks - Wayne Caswell current Mentor article sorts out some of the standards.
UnorthodoX-10 - 220/240/277v, 50Hz and triple-phase systems by Ido Bar-Tana
Ocelot Ladder Logic - Understanding and Using Ladder Logic with the Ocelot byGuy Lavoie
MultiDwelling Cables - Navin Sabharwal
discusses the opportunities for installing structured cabling in Multiple Dwelling Units.
Fast Hot Water - The Chilipepper is a small electronically controlled pump that mounts under your sink.
Power Conditioning - The good, the bad and the ugly by Paul McGowan
Building Trends - What "Bells and Whistles" are being offered - Ken Piazzi
Spring Cleaning - Thoughts on Home Networking by Kurt Sherf
Digital Future - Structured wiring for digital home technology by Penny B. Johnson
FutureProofing - Is it possible to futureproof your home? Wayne Caswell has some ideas.
SummerGrove - A planned community that boasts many of the latest in technology and advanced home wiring systems.
Cabling FAQ - Some tips and facts by Rick Hoelzel.

CEO of BeComm - Edward Balassanian
 President OSGI - John Barr
Cabling Manufacturers
Leviton - Mark Cerasuolo
Lucent - John Cowley
OnQ - Todd Regar 
Ortronics - David Gibson

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Stick-On Wall Switch
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