Wednesday, November 18, 2015
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Lighting and the energy codes
Lighting and the energy codes

Engineers have many resources when designing energy-efficient lighting in nonresidential buildings. Lighting designers do not have to sacrifice quality or reduce lighting levels just to meet energy codes.Read More

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Automation and controls for HVAC systems
Automation and controls for HVAC systems

Here are some best practices for designing building automation systems (BAS) and controls for HVAC systems.Read More

Protecting our schools
Protecting our schools

Schools require fire detection and suppression, mass notification systems (MNS), and emergency communication systems (ECS) to protect occupants. Because many schools are becoming multi-use buildings... Read More

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Getting equipment SCCR code requirements right
Getting equipment SCCR code requirements right

Complying with the latest NEC and OSHA requirements will improve equipment protection, electrical safety, and power reliability. Read More

Fire and life safety in data centers
Fire and life safety in data centers

The Consulting-Specifying Engineer 2015 Fire and Life Safety Study indicated that 46% of engineers specify, design, or make product selections for data centers. Read More

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Did you know a digital version of the magazine is released every month? It is easily viewed from your desktop or tablet device. The November issue of Consulting-Specifying Engineer includes stories on a salary servey and automation and controls for HVAC systems.
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Consulting-Specifying Engineer 2015 Lighting and Lighting Controls Study
Respondents to the Consulting-Specifying Engineer 2015 Lighting and Lighting Controls Study identified seven high-level findings on topics such as:

  • Lighting technologies

  • Writing specifications

  • Current challenges

  • Payback periods

  • Total annual revenue

  • Future challenges

  • Design factors


  • Access the full 2015 Lighting and Lighting Controls Study to view additional key trends and findings.
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