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Codes & Standards: Lighting

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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
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Lean Maintenance 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
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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
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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
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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
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Lighting April 1, 2020

Latest lighting trends and what it means for engineering

Sara Schonour, LC, Assoc. IALD, discusses her career and the latest trends involving lighting in engineering.

By CannonDesign
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Electrical, Power March 26, 2020

How to design K-12 schools: Electrical, power and lighting systems

With increasingly complex systems and technology coming into play, work on modern K-12 projects is anything but elementary

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
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Building Types March 19, 2020

Have you designed grow facilities?

Yes, grow rooms, as in marijuana. Tell us your engineering success stories

By Amara Rozgus
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Lighting March 9, 2020

Illuminating the means of egress

Differentiating the requirements of egress lighting versus emergency egress lighting requires a close look at several codes and standards

By M. Scott Gibbs, PE
Figure 2: This shows several of the prep and recovery bays in the new cardiac catheterization lab at Advocate Lutheran General Hospital in Park Ridge, Ill. The lab is part of the hospital’s Heart Institute and is located directly below the emergency department, enabling quick transport in an emergency situation. The exit pathways lead to adjacent areas of the hospital. The build-out project was completed in 2016. Courtesy: IMEG
Lighting March 6, 2020

Top 5 Consulting-Specifying Engineer articles: February 28 to March 5

Read the best articles from the past week. NFPA 101 and building egress, NFPA 20 fire pumps, lighting occupancy sensors, and power quality and energy balance.

By Chris Vavra