Codes & Standards: Lighting

Courtesy: CCJM Engineers Ltd.
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
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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
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
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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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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