Codes and Standards - Lighting

Incorporating shade control in lighting design strategy

Automated, integrated lighting and shade control can make buildings more efficient and occupants... » more

Engineering in K-12 schools: Codes and standards

Engineers offer practical advice and best practices on how to design HVAC, electrical, lighting,... » more

Engineering in K-12 schools: Electrical, power systems

Engineers offer practical advice and best practices on how to design electrical, power, and... » more

Lighting control requirements: What's current and what to expect

This article examines lighting control requirements in various codes and standards, commissioning... » more

Lighting commissioning: Highlighting code compliance

ASHRAE Standard 90.1 provides guidelines for designing lighting and lighting control systems.... » more

Factoring lighting into cooling loads

How to select, design, and redesign lighting systems so they complement HVAC systems. » more

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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.

Critical power webcast: Generators and generator system design

When designing generator systems, consulting engineers must ensure that the generators and the building electrical systems that they support are appropriate for the specific application. Attend this 1-hour webcast to learn more.

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Soft and hard metric conversions

"Soft metric" is not a mix of imperial and metric measurements, and... » more

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Video: Business management for decision makers

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