Lighting
Lighting April 22, 2019

Team partnership in lighting design renovation highlighted

Transformative lighting design reinvigorated a Michigan church to help better light the architecture, improve maintenance, and reduce energy costs.

By Camille Thompson, Peter Basso Associates
Lighting April 19, 2019

The pros and cons of networked wireless lighting

Wireless lighting controls offer many benefits. Lighting designers should be aware of these advantages, and take note of any drawbacks.

By Brienne Willcock, MIES, LC; and Karl Geil, IES, LC, Illuminart, a Division of Peter Basso Associates Inc., Troy, Mich.
Lighting April 5, 2019

Top 5 Consulting-Specifying Engineer Articles, March 29 to April 4

Chiller selection, LED lighting and control system design, designing data center air handling and conditioning system, AHUs, and electrical systems were Consulting-Specifying Engineer's five most clicked articles from last week, March 29 to April 4. Were you out last week? You can catch up here.

By Chris Vavra
Lighting March 28, 2019

World Trade Center building emergency lighting disasters

While overshadowed by the 9/11 attack, an earlier WTC terrorist bombing on Feb. 26, 1993, was an incredibly significant event in its own right.

By John Yoon, PE, LEED AP ID+C; McGuire Engineers Inc., Chicago
Lighting March 27, 2019

Daylighting design factors for visual comfort

There are many daylighting design metrics and tools to explore to ensure the space is aligned with an occupant’s visual comfort.

By Reza Sadeghi, PhD, Arup, San Francisco
Lighting March 22, 2019

Designing high-tech K-12 schools

The technology at play in today’s K-12 schools is evolving rapidly—inside the classrooms, and in the various systems behind the scenes. Engineers handling such projects, whether the work is on new facilities or retrofits, have their work cut out for them.

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
Lighting March 22, 2019

The Scientific Method at Work: Designing Labs for Productivity

Not all labs are created equal. Why do some research facilities produce more patents?

By Dave Miller
Lighting March 21, 2019

Linear luminaires

The MODx Perimeter can be flush, or regression mounted at 2", 3" or 4" deep with a Narrow lens for a “wall graze” effect with target uniformity to highlight texture or a point of emphasis, a first for any product in the MODx family.

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
Lighting March 20, 2019

2018 Lighting & Lighting Controls Study

Lighting in hospitals, health care facilities

By Amanda Pelliccione
Lighting February 22, 2019

Top 5 Consulting-Specifying Engineer Articles, February 15-21

AHU component makeup, changes to NFPA 70-2017, why AHUs are important, complex fire alarm system design and commissioning, and LED lighting and control system design considerations were Consulting-Specifying Engineer's five most clicked articles from last week, Feb. 15-21. Were you out last week? You can catch up here.

By McKenzie Burns