HVAC design solutions, LED lighting and control design considerations, AHUs in HVAC design configuration, NFPA 70-2017 changes, and going net zero with your building were Consulting-Specifying Engineer's five most clicked articles from last week, Feb. 1-7. Were you out last week? You can catch up here.
Construction was completed this winter on the new $168-million, 280,000 sf University of Michigan Athletics and South Campus Performance project (ASCP).
Designers need to explore various approaches and requirements to lighting design as codes and standards are becoming more energy-conscious.
The wide area lens on the EV4D achieves 50' multiple spacing in long hallway appplications such as conference centers, hotels and oversized open spaces when mounted at 7.5' to ensure a superior path of egress.
The DYNC Combo provides a minimum of 90 minutes illumination for industrial applications and has been specifically designed for wet locations such as chemical plants or food processing, storage, wastewater treatment and production facilities where there is frequent hose down activity.
The wall-mounted unit can be easily installed anywhere to destroy airborne viruses, bacteria and mold spores.
Mixed-use office buildings demand a great deal of expertise, flexibility, and complex technology, making them more challenging than one might expect. Engineers with experience handling office buildings share advice and a glimpse into the future regarding electrical, power, and lighting.
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Lighting designers must consider many factors when specifying lighting systems and lighting controls for their designs. In addition to considering the type of lighting fixture, they must also take into account daylighting, lighting controls, codes and standards, and other factors. To ensure these systems work as efficiently and effectively as possible, commissioning new systems (along with ongoing commissioning) is vital for success.