At Kankakee we’re playing a clean up inning! We have the grand slam of displays here where you can see our Ideal Starting Line Up, Learn all about what Leviton has on deck, walk on over to see the Keystone Lighting…..
Father’s Day is this month and boy do we have some ideas for gifts! Whether you’re shopping for dad, grandpa, or any other man in your life – or if you’re sending this to the family group chat for hints of what you actually want for Father’s Day– you’ve landed in the right place!
Listen to all the best dad rock on the Klein Tools Bluetooth Jobsite Speaker. This speaker is magnetic and has a hook so you can hang it anywhere you are. It’s rugged, portable, dust and water-resistant, and best of all you can charge your phone all while listening to your favorite tunes!
Caseta by Lutron
Does your dad walk around adjusting the thermostat and turning lights on and off in the house? If so, smart devices by Lutron may be the perfect gift for him. Whether your dad is concerned about saving energy at the touch of a button, or your dad is like mine and uses it to mess with the lights when one of us is home alone, the Caseta by Lutron puts the power in the palm of his hand!
Klein Tools Multi-Bits/Multi-Sockets
A typical conversation every father has with their kid is when they need that one socket or that one bit that has magically gone missing since their kid borrowed a tool. Klein has got your back with a variety of multi-bit tools that are a true wonder with how versatile they are. A few options even allow the various bits to fit in the socket so here is to fewer lost items around the house.
Milwaukee Hard Hat Headlamp
Tired of having to yell when the light isn’t in the right spot? This headlamp is the perfect fix for that. Use it at work, use it on your home projects, or use it how my dad does: for grilling outside when it gets too dark. There are so many different places you can use this headlamp that it’s a no-brainer!
Ideal Hex-Key Set
This hex-key set is the Ideal gift for this father’s day. It’s perfect for those IKEA drawers that they “will totally put together themselves” but you end up spending a few hours doing it on your own. This multi-key has 9 different hex-keys and the handle won’t make your hands go numb like they do when using that tiny little Allen wrench they provide.
Bonus Gift Idea! 3M Heavy Duty Duct Tape
Now, I know you’re saying “you said five, not six gift ideas”. Well, we’re tossing a bonus one in there! 3M heavy duty duct tape is great to just have around for when you need it. And when you need it may be when you’re wrapping up the next gift so they really take their time with the unwrapping!
Let us know what you’re looking forward to getting this Father’s Day!
Now, we’re a fan of many things at Gordon, but there are some special products that just light up our world in a different way. Often, we learn about these products at or after the AHR Expo happens, but this year we were ahead of the game with what our friends at Broan-Nutone presented.
You don’t need AHR access to see this product, or attic access to install it. It has new technology that reduces backdrafts of warm and cold air and has a sensor that will automatically turn it on and off when the set humidity point is reached. It just makes sense to us!
And you can find it at Gordon!
110 CFM, Effective ventilation to remove moisture and reduce the risk of mold or mildew in most full baths
Sones for Ultra quiet performance
Bright 3000K energy efficient LED lighting to help illuminate your room
Humidity sensing technology
Retrofit installations can be done entirely from the room-side, no attic access required.
EzDuct™ connector can be installed from the room side, with no attic access required
TrueSeal™ Damper technology reduces air leakage up to 50%
Foldable mounting ears allow for easy installation in both new construction and room-side replacement applications
ENERGY STAR® certified product
UL Listed for use over bathtubs and showers when connected to a GFCI protected branch circuit (ceiling mount only).
Powerful enough for rooms up to 100 sq. ft.
Permanently lubricated AC motor engineered for continuous operation
We never get exhausted talking about this exhaust fan, so ask a Gordon rep for more information.
It’s winter in the USA, and let’s be real, we’re cold. Our toes are cold. Our ears are cold. Our fingers? Cold. And all this cold is stuffing up our noses. And our noses being stuffy? Reminds us of spring allergies.
Looking for a heater that will keep you warm, but also aren’t forced air blowing around dust, allergens, and dander? We think you’re looking for tried and true baseboard heating, and our friends from TPI have the perfect solution for you.
A product that they presented at AHR this year was a baseboard heater! With no need to run any additional HVAC Systems, this is a great way to control the temperature within those extra cold rooms where the central heating just doesn’t reach or rooms like your basement!
Available in white or ivory with stainless steel heating element and aluminum fins
Painted 22 gauge steel front with 20 gauge junction boxes located on each end of the heater – junction boxes contain quick connect cable clamps and 6” ground lead wires
Over-temperature thermal limit extends the entire length of heated area
A full-length wireway provided along the back of the heater – enclosed conduit available
Heater can be mounted to the wall by using the key hole knockouts every 4” at the back of the heater
Optional in-built thermostats field installed in the junction box
Recently, ABB partnered with the United Kingdom Power Networks to reduce their use of Sulfur Hexafluoride (SF6). For those who don’t know (we definitely didn’t know at first) SF6 is the world’s most potent greenhouse gas.
In their 2030 Sustainability Strategy ABB showcased its commitment to assisting its customers and suppliers reduce emissions. This partnership will use a Gas Insulated Switchgear (GIS) that features AirPlus gas, which acts as an insulator between the electrical contacts with almost zero impact on the earth’s atmosphere. The GIS will enable UK Power Networks to reduce the SF6 for 8.3 million homes and businesses in their network. ABB was one of the first companies to offer SF6 free switchgear solutions and it is a major player in the company’s sustainability efforts where they are attempting to transition to a completely SF6 Free portfolio.
Between their new GIS in the UK and cable ties on Mars, keep an eye out for what comes next from ABB!