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Significant changes to the commercial provisions in 2012 IECC
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Significant changes to the 2012 International Energy Conservation Code (IECC) impact architects, engineers, code officials, and other building design professionals.Read More

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Integrating BAS, electrical systems
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Integrating electrical systems with BAS can promote operational efficiencies, optimize maintenance staff effectiveness, and leverage fault diagnostics.Read More

Saving money in hospital electrical distribution systems
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There are two ways to attack the rising electrical costs of operating a hospital: UPS upgrades and co-generation.Read More

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The state of commissioning in 2013
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Despite challenges both new and old, and an economy that is improved but still not roaring, commissioning firms remain hopeful about the upcoming year.Read More

ASHRAE 90.1-2013 addenda released
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Major changes to ASHRAE Standard 90.1 include the sections on building envelope, lighting, mechanical, and energy cost budget.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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