Electrical, Lighting - Lighting Systems

Lowering energy use, elevating building performance

Net-zero energy buildings can be achieved with smart building design. Here are tips on how to... » more

LED modules and recessed lights

The P-Series of LED modules and recessed lights are Energy Star rated and designed for light... » more

Top 5 Consulting-Specifying Engineer articles, July 14-20: NFPA 72-2016, commissioning, LED lighting, more

Articles about NFPA 72-2016 proposed changes, commissioning electrical and power systems, LED... » more

Arup Thoughts: Making the most of daylight

Daylight is vital to our health and well-being and making more use of daylight in place of... » more

LED lamps with retrofit options

The Ultra HE T8 LED lamps are designed to reduce energy consumption and has a dedicated external... » more

LED lighting: Not all solutions are created equal

Ratings and certifications help validate high-quality LED lighting products. » more

Energy codes and lighting in smart buildings

Successful lighting design in smart buildings can be achieved in many ways. » more

Pedestrian walkway gets lighting upgrade

A pedestrian area uses primarily LEDs to light the way between two Chicago buildings.  » more

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Critical power webcast: Transfer switches in switchgear

When an interruption of electrical power occurs, an automatic transfer switch shifts loads between utility and generator power. During these transitions, transfer switch timing and sequence is critical to ensure proper system...

Webcast: How will you meet new code requirements for arc reduction?

Arc flash incidents occur all too often and impact many lives; the remnants of the event may last forever. To address the problem in the industry we turn to codes and standards. Register for this webcast event to learn more.

Electrical systems webcast: Designing electrical rooms

Electrical rooms provide safe and secure spaces for the operation and maintenance of electrical equipment. While electrical equipment types and ratings can have significant impacts on electrical room requirements, distributing...

Critical Power Webcast: NFPA 110: Standard for Emergency and Standby Power Systems

Consulting engineers who specify emergency power equipment understand that installations for mission critical facilities, such as hospitals and data centers, are required to comply with NFPA 110: Standard for Emergency and...

Webcast: HVAC for Data Centers

When developing data center energy-use estimations, engineers must account for all sources of energy use in the facility. Attend this 1-hour webcast to learn about HVAC in data centers.

2013 Electrical & Power Study

This 2013 study was conducted by Consulting-Specifying Engineer in April and May to evaluate customer awareness, usage of, and preference for suppliers of various types of electrical and power products and systems.

Collaborating Against Counterfeit Electrical Products

Specifying engineers tasked to spec out electrical...

Several strategies give specifying engineers the opportunity to... » more

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2012 Lighting Research Study

Consulting-Specifying Engineer 2012 Lighting study

This study was conducted by Consulting-Specifying... » more

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