Codes & Standards: Lighting

Courtesy: RTM Engineering Consultants
Lighting June 4, 2021

Top 5 Consulting-Specifying Engineer articles: May 28 to June 3, 2021

Read the best articles from the past week. Wireless lighting systems, specifying rooftop units, modeling software, power for fire/life safety systems and solar heat gain.

By Chris Vavra
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Lighting May 7, 2021

Top 5 Consulting-Specifying Engineer articles: April 30 to May 6, 2021

Read the best articles from the past week. Wireless lighting controls, designing data centers, electrical system software, HVAC changes and CFD in three dimensions.

By Chris Vavra
Courtesy: Dewberry
Lighting April 30, 2021

How to switch to wireless lighting controls

Wireless lighting controls are making installations and code compliance easier on retrofit and new construction projects

By Michael McTavish
Courtesy: RTM Engineering Consultants
Lighting April 21, 2021

What to know about wireless lighting systems

As more lighting devices, systems and services become connected wirelessly, so have lighting control systems, offering flexibility and scalability

By Timothy Larson
Figure 6: RTM Engineering Consultants is currently working closely with the owner and lighting manufacturer to design and specify a wireless lighting system for this 100,000-square-foot medical clinic. Courtesy: RTM Engineering Consultants
Lighting April 21, 2021

The future of wireless lighting systems

What should lighting designers consider for the future of wireless lighting systems?

By Timothy Larson
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Lighting December 4, 2020

Top 5 Consulting-Specifying Engineer articles: November 27 to December 3, 2020

Read the best articles from the past week. Lighting control systems, hospital ventilation design, Product of the Year winners, commercial building wiring methods and the salary survey.

By Chris Vavra
Courtesy: Anton Grassi, CannonDesign
Lighting November 9, 2020

Five considerations for lighting control systems

Demystify lighting controls by asking the right questions

By Kate St. Laurent
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Lighting October 16, 2020

Top 5 Consulting-Specifying Engineer articles: October 9-15, 2020

Read the best articles from the past week. UV light for aerosol disinfection, indoor air quality, motor circuit protection, smart building consulting and nanotech filter coatings.

By Chris Vavra
Courtesy: Metro CD Engineering
Lighting October 9, 2020

Top 5 Consulting-Specifying Engineer articles: October 2-8, 2020

Read the best articles from the past week. UV light for aerosol disinfection, motor circuit protection, nanotech filter coatings, smart building consulting and integrated buildings.

By Chris Vavra
Rick Mistrick, principal investigator and associate professor of architectural engineering, demonstrates what an upper-room disinfection system potentially would look like. Courtesy: Kate Myers, Penn State University
Lighting October 5, 2020

UV light used for aerosol disinfection in unoccupied classrooms

Researchers at Penn State are using a grant to investigate whether aerosol disinfection of classrooms using UV light could be effective in the fight against COVID-19 and other diseases.

By Mariah Chuprinski