On July 1, 2014, the new California Title 24, Part 6 of the 2013 Building Energy Efficiency Standards, which covers lighting controls and other electrical equipment, process and HVAC equipment, and window treatment, will go into effect.
Held Dec. 5, 2012, the third annual Control This! conference, sponsored by the Illuminating Engineering Society of North America (IESNA) New York chapter, offered the latest developments in lighting controls and energy management.
Solid-state lighting (SSL) is shaping up to be a remarkably complex technology, combining the sciences of light and color with the potential to provide many features that were previously unattainable in a lighting system.
These days, building owners and facility managers have important reasons to use the most efficient lighting equipment and control systems. A new study prepared by Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL), Berkeley, Calif., indicates that today’s lighting control techniques can reduce lighting energy an average of 24% to 38% in commercial buildings.
Held on March 21 at the Hotel Pennsylvania in New York, the Sixth Annual LEDucation conference, presented by The Designers Lighting Forum of New York (DLFNY) with the support of the New York Section of the Illuminating Engineering Society (IESNA), helped more than 2,000 lighting industry professionals learn more about solid-state light sources, standards, and controls.
Facility Managers Turn to Smart Meters to Comply with LEED v4
With the introduction of LEED v4, facility managers face tougher metering requirements. In response, they are turning to advanced energy "smart meters" to easily access more granular energy data when measuring and verifying their building's energy consumption....More
Testing for earth ground resistance is essential for two important reasons: safety and equipment uptime. Without an effective grounding system, fault currents have no safe path to ground, and those current will find unintended paths that could include people. Poor grounding is also a cause of poor power quality....More
This paper presents the case for discussion on the advantages and disadvantages of each method for generator grounding. Medium Voltage Generators are not designed to withstand full fault current during a single phase to ground fault. This is the main reason that medium voltage generators are connected to a system with either low or high impedances. There are many methods to ground generators. To find out what these methods are, please download this free whitepaper....More
The electrical industry spends hours participating in training in order to understand the revisions found in the 2014 NEC that will enhance electrical safety for our community. Electrical code revisions also serve as a significant catalyst that enables investment,...More
Thermal imaging is a proven technology that has enhanced the troubleshooting abilities of electrical and construction professionals. With the incredible advancements in technology and at very affordable prices......More
Our new TVB810 TV Box™ delivers the ultimate in versatility for installing wall-mounted TVs in retrofit projects. There's more room in the box for wires; plus, you can install it horizontally or vertically to ensure proper positioning of low voltage connections behind the TV....More
Arlington’s new non-metallic adjustable mounting brackets are perfect for low voltage installations when the final wall thickness is unknown. Set for a 1/2" thick wall finish, they adjust to accommodate a finished wall up to 1-1/2" thick. Support tabs deliver extra-secure mounting of bracket to wood or steel studs in new constructions....More