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• In order to assist consumers in the architectural design process and the considerations involved in selecting and working with an architect, The American Institute of Architects (AIA) has launched a new online resource. The site incorporates streaming videos that depict the design process from the initial discussion with an architect: www.

03/01/2007


• In order to assist consumers in the architectural design process and the considerations involved in selecting and working with an architect, The American Institute of Architects (AIA) has launched a new online resource. The site incorporates streaming videos that depict the design process from the initial discussion with an architect: www.howdesignworks.aia.org .

• The process of selecting a standby generator either can be relatively quick or agonizingly slow. How you approach specification, purchase, installation and maintenance issues will ultimately influence the speed—or agony—of your genset purchase. For the full story, “Is it Time for a Standby Generator?” click on the “power quality” button at www.csemag.com .

• In “DALI: Forerunner of Today’s Breakthrough Lighting Technology,” the author explores how the lighting industry was blazed by digital addressable lighting interface control systems, but DALI is just the beginning of even more sophisticated lighting technologies. For the full story, click on the “lighting” button at www.csemag.com .





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