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Energy codes and lighting in smart buildings
Energy codes and lighting in smart buildings

Successful lighting design in smart buildings can be achieved in many ways.Read More

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Power for fire pumps
Power for fire pumps

Power is a key element in ensuring a fire pump works in an emergency situation.Read More

LED lighting: Not all solutions are created equal
LED lighting: Not all solutions are created equal

Ratings and certifications help validate high-quality LED lighting products.Read More

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Lowering energy use, elevating building performance
Lowering energy use, elevating building performance

Net-zero energy buildings can be achieved with smart building design. Here are tips on how to design a high-performance building. Read More

The challenge: Tall and super-tall buildings
The challenge: Tall and super-tall buildings

High-rise buildings aren’t just big—for engineers, they present big challenges. Multi-story structures can contain a broad range of uses, different-sized units, and a host of complex systems to... Read More

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Specifying engineers tasked to spec out electrical counterfeiting
Specifying engineers tasked to spec out electrical counterfeiting

Several strategies give specifying engineers the opportunity to contribute in the fight against... Read More

Focus on electrical safety measures during National Electrical Safety Month
Focus on electrical safety measures during National Electrical Safety Month

The Electrical Safety Foundation International (ESFI) is taking things back to the basics to ensure... Read More

More than $270 million of counterfeit products seized in 2013
More than $270 million of counterfeit products seized in 2013

According to a report, more than $270 million of counterfeit consumer safety and critical... Read More

Specifying authentic
Specifying authentic

What type of language do you include in specifications to prevent the use of counterfeit electrical... Read More

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