Codes & Standards: Lighting

Courtesy: Stantec
Electrical, Power September 29, 2020

Basics of industrial, manufacturing facility design: Electrical, power and lighting

Industrial and manufacturing facilities have specialty electrical and lighting needs engineers must include in new or retrofit projects

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
Courtesy: Affiliated Engineers
Lighting September 25, 2020

Seven common myths about commercial rooftop solar panels

Solar panels can help a company cut their energy costs and technology advances make them more affordable and economical in the long run.

By Affiliated Engineers
Courtesy: Amara Rozgus, CFE Media & Technology
Lighting August 20, 2020

UV disinfection advice and tips

Questions relating to infection control technologies like UV disinfection have been common since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic. Henderson Engineers offer some advice on many questions.

By Dustin Schafer and Sean Turner
Courtesy: CFE Media and Technology
Lighting August 18, 2020

Your questions answered: How codes and guidelines affect lighting design

A host of questions have been answered in writing for the Aug. 11, 2020, webcast Lighting: How codes and guidelines affect lighting design

By Barrett Newell and Michael Chow
Courtesy: Amara Rozgus, CFE Media & Technology
Lighting August 10, 2020

Top 5 Consulting-Specifying Engineer articles: August 3-9, 2020

Read the best articles from the past week. UV light disinfection, Product of the Year finalists, energy efficiency as a service, construction site tips and designing government buildings.

By Chris Vavra
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
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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