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Codes & Standards: Lighting

Courtesy: ESD
Electrical, Power July 31, 2020

Best practices for designing electrical, power and lighting in government buildings

Learn how to specify electrical, power and lighting systems for government and military buildings

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
Courtesy: Tzu Chen, Clark Nexsen
Electrical Systems June 25, 2020

Electrical systems and future-proofing the built environment

Cutting-edge research, by its very definition, changes on a dime as flexibility is the current buzzword in vertical building design and electrical systems need to be future-proofed.

By Patrick Licklider
Courtesy: Peter Basso Associates, Inc.
Lighting June 18, 2020

Four considerations when facing high lighting costs

Lighting can be surprisingly expensive during a project, but there are ways to reduce the cost and be more knowledgeable about the source of the expense.

By Carmen DiCicco and Elizabeth Williams
Courtesy: Amara Rozgus, CFE Media & Technology
Lighting June 18, 2020

Deep UV light disinfection could help prevent disease, virus spread

Researchers at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) developed a device capable of automatically disinfecting common surfaces, which could be vital in virus and disease mitigation during and after the COVID-19 pandemic.

By Torie Wells
Courtesy: Bala
HVAC May 6, 2020

COVID-19 and the impacts to the workplace

The Bala Consulting Engineers COVID-19 Task Force has published a white paper to assist engineers in making buildings safer

By Andrew B. Horning, LEED AP BD+C, and Scott M. Davis, PE, LEED AP BD+C
Courtesy: Arup
Hospitals May 1, 2020

Top 5 Consulting-Specifying Engineer articles: April 24-30, 2020

Read the best articles from the past week. Modeling a changed world, illuminating egress, infection control technologies, HVAC strategies for COVID-19 and patient care.

By Chris Vavra
Courtesy: McGuire Engineers Inc.
Lighting April 27, 2020

Emerging wireless lighting control standards

Emerging wireless technology is disrupting the lighting controls industry

By John Yoon, PE, LEED AP ID+C; McGuire Engineers Inc., Chicago
Courtesy: Certus
Lighting April 20, 2020

Future-proof health care facilities with wireless lighting controls

As the industry continues to gain momentum in wireless control solutions, what is the future of lighting controls in critical applications such as a health care environment?

By Danna Jensen, PE, LEED AP BD+C, Certus, Carrollton, Texas
Courtesy: Certus
Hospitals April 20, 2020

What does the future health care facility look like?

Consider all the integrated systems that could make hospitals powerful and flexible

By Danna Jensen, PE, LEED AP BD+C, Certus, Carrollton, Texas
Courtesy: SmithGroup
Automation, Controls April 14, 2020

Integrating building systems through controls

By considering updated controls architecture, integrating building systems together becomes much more attainable and streamlined

By Elena Gowdy and Matt Fogarty