Michael Chow, PE, CxA, LEED AP BD+C

Michael Chow is the founder and President of Metro CD Engineering. He holds a BSEE from Ohio Northern University and is the current Chair of the university’s Engineering Advisory Board, a member of the Consulting-Specifying Engineer editorial advisory board and a 2009 40 Under 40 winner. 

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Lighting and Lighting Controls August 19, 2021

Your questions answered with Michael Chow: Holistic lighting systems

Learn more about holistic lighting systems in this Q&A with Michael Chow

By Michael Chow, PE, CxA, LEED AP BD+C
Electrical and Power September 23, 2020

Case study: Calculating motor OCPD

Learn how to determine the combined overcurrent protection device for a motor

By Michael Chow, PE, CxA, LEED AP BD+C
Electrical and Power September 23, 2020

Fundamentals of motor circuit protection

Motor circuit protection involves understanding the National Electrical Code and equipment nameplate information

By Michael Chow, PE, CxA, LEED AP BD+C
Lighting and Lighting Controls December 31, 2019

Commissioning lighting occupancy sensors

Installing lighting occupancy sensors and commissioning the devices have many benefits, including reducing operational and maintenance costs

By Michael Chow, PE, CxA, LEED AP BD+C
Lighting and Lighting Controls November 14, 2019

Following an OPR to design lighting systems

Lighting designers must consider many factors when specifying lighting systems and lighting controls for nonresidential buildings, including the owner’s project requirements

By Michael Chow, PE, CxA, LEED AP BD+C
Case Study November 14, 2019

Case study: Ongoing commissioning at a park recreation center

The Wyandot Lodge, a net zero energy building in Columbus, Ohio, found ways to correct its lighting problems through ongoing commissioning

By Michael Chow, PE, CxA, LEED AP BD+C
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