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Codes & Standards: Lighting

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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
Electrical February 18, 2020

What’s so special about office buildings? Learn about electrical and lighting solutions

Office buildings are complex structures containing automated features, energy-saving designs, high-tech equipment and other components as advanced as you’d find in any other state-of-the-art project. Electrical, power and lighting systems are at the forefront

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
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Lighting January 1, 2020

T-Series downlight driver by Lutron

The T-Series downlight driver makes specifying tunable white easier

Lighting December 31, 2019

Commissioning lighting occupancy sensors

Installing lighting occupancy sensors and commissioning the devices have many benefits, including reducing operational and maintenance costs

By Michael Chow, PE, CxA, LEED AP BD+C, Metro CD Engineering, Columbus, Ohio
Electrical, Power December 27, 2019

Lab, research facility design: Electrical, power and lighting

Learn tips on how to design labs and research facilities — some of the most high-tech buildings around

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
Specialty Buildings December 19, 2019

National Park Service: Benjamin Franklin Life & Legacy Museum

State-of-the-art systems for the father of American technology.

By Affiliated Engineers
Research December 17, 2019

Lighting & Lighting Controls Study

Lighting in office buildings

By Amanda Pelliccione