An arc-fault is an unintentional arcing condition of the electrical current in a circuit.

Holiday Safety Tips- Outdoor Decorating - Leviton Blog

Holiday Safety Tips - Outdoor Decorating

While holiday lighting and electrical decorations do contribute to the splendor of the season, they can also significantly increase the risk fires...

Antimicrobial Devices

Provide an extra layer of protection to your devices

As concerns about the spread of bacteria are rising, the use of antimicrobials has become a hot topic across many markets.

Fire Safety Tips for the Home

Fire Safety Tips for the Home

We’re so glad Fire Prevention Week occurs every October because it provides a perfect opportunity for all of us to review our household fire safety

How to protect your home from burglaries - Leviton Blog

How to protect your home from burglaries

Here’s a scary statistic – a home burglary occurs every 15 seconds in the United States.

Blackouts - Leviton Blog


Blackouts and brownouts as well as power loss due to hurricanes are common issues during the summer and sometimes they can last for days.

New 2014 NEC Requirement - Leviton Blog

New 2014 National Electrical Code (NEC®) Requirement for SPDs on Emergency Power Panels

There is a new requirement in the 2014 National Electrical Code (NEC®) requiring surge protection for Emergency Power Panels.

Electrical Safety Tips for Kids

Electrical Safety Tips for Kids

As a national child safety expert, I hear from parents all the time that they’re surprised by something that their child has done.

Universal Design - Leviton Blog

Universal Design Makes Living Easier for Every Age and Ability

Have you ever heard the phrase Universal Design?  If you haven’t, chances are you will soon. The U.S.

Industrial Grade Receptacles Now Tamper-Resistant - Leviton Blog

Industrial Grade Receptacles Now Available in Tamper-Resistant Configurations!

An important change in the 2014 National Electrical Code necessitates the installation of tamper-resistant receptacles in other occupancy types bey