Low Voltage/Communications http://ecmweb.com/taxonomy/term/6607/more en BICSI Field Report: 2015 Winter Conference http://ecmweb.com/low-voltagecommunications/bicsi-field-report-2015-winter-conference <div class="node-body article-body">More than 5,000 attendees gathered for the BICSI Winter Conference & Exhibition from February 22 to 26 at the Orlando World Center Marriott Convention Center to learn more about the products and services offered by the information and communications technology (ICT) industry.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/low-voltagecommunications/bicsi-field-report-2015-winter-conference" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/low-voltagecommunications/bicsi-field-report-2015-winter-conference#comments Low Voltage/Communications Wed, 27 May 2015 19:10:00 +0000 119181 at http://ecmweb.com Leveraging Low-Voltage DC Power http://ecmweb.com/low-voltagecommunications/leveraging-low-voltage-dc-power <div class="node-body article-body">The forces for change in the building environment are constantly pressuring electrical systems to do more. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/low-voltagecommunications/leveraging-low-voltage-dc-power" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/low-voltagecommunications/leveraging-low-voltage-dc-power#comments Low Voltage/Communications NEC Silver Thu, 22 Jan 2015 17:25:00 +0000 107081 at http://ecmweb.com BICSI Field Report: Fall 2014 Conference http://ecmweb.com/low-voltagecommunications/bicsi-field-report-fall-2014-conference <div class="field-byline"> By Joe Knisley, Senior Editorial Consultant </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Held September 28 through October 2 at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, Calif., the BICSI 2014 Fall Conference & Exhibition welcomed IT industry professionals from around the world.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/low-voltagecommunications/bicsi-field-report-fall-2014-conference" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/low-voltagecommunications/bicsi-field-report-fall-2014-conference#comments Low Voltage/Communications Contractor Silver Thu, 18 Dec 2014 20:22:00 +0000 57901 at http://ecmweb.com The Impact of 2014 NEC Changes on Data Center Design http://ecmweb.com/nec/impact-2014-nec-changes-data-center-design <div class="node-body article-body">Data centers are unique facilities with electrical systems designed to achieve high availability and energy efficiency. If not properly designed, these robust systems can result in undesirable complexity and increased safety hazards. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/nec/impact-2014-nec-changes-data-center-design" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/nec/impact-2014-nec-changes-data-center-design#comments Energy Efficiency Low Voltage/Communications NEC Silver Wed, 19 Nov 2014 00:39:00 +0000 56241 at http://ecmweb.com The Ins and Outs of Modular Data Centers http://ecmweb.com/nec/ins-and-outs-modular-data-centers <div class="field-byline"> By Mark Lamendola, Electrical Consultant </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Article 646, one of the new Articles in the 2014 Edition of the NEC, provides the requirements for modular data centers. As with the other new Articles when first introduced, it’s not very long.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/nec/ins-and-outs-modular-data-centers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/nec/ins-and-outs-modular-data-centers#comments Low Voltage/Communications NEC Silver Wed, 18 Jun 2014 17:09:00 +0000 47841 at http://ecmweb.com Low-Voltage Suspended Ceiling Power Distribution Systems http://ecmweb.com/nec/low-voltage-suspended-ceiling-power-distribution-systems <div class="field-byline"> By Mark Lamendola, Electrical Consultant </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Do you know how to correctly install systems that are made specifically for ceiling spaces? </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/nec/low-voltage-suspended-ceiling-power-distribution-systems" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/nec/low-voltage-suspended-ceiling-power-distribution-systems#comments Low Voltage/Communications NEC Silver Tue, 20 May 2014 19:03:00 +0000 46271 at http://ecmweb.com BICSI Field Report: 2014 Winter Conference http://ecmweb.com/low-voltagecommunications/bicsi-field-report-2014-winter-conference <div class="field-byline"> By Joe Knisley, Senior Editorial Consultant </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Held February 2-6 at the Rosen Shingle Creek Resort and Convention Center in Orlando, Fla., the BICSI 2014 Winter Conference & Exhibition drew more than 4,000 attendees, exhibitors, and visitors.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/low-voltagecommunications/bicsi-field-report-2014-winter-conference" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/low-voltagecommunications/bicsi-field-report-2014-winter-conference#comments Low Voltage/Communications Contractor Fri, 25 Apr 2014 19:22:00 +0000 45371 at http://ecmweb.com ISC West http://ecmweb.com/isc-west-0 <div class="node-body event-body"></div> <h3 class="location-locations-header">Location</h3> <div class="location-locations-wrapper"> <div class="location vcard"> <div class="adr"> <span class="fn">Sands Expo &amp; Convention Center</span> <div class="street-address"> 201 Sands Ave. </div> <span class="locality">Las Vegas</span>, <span class="region">NV</span> <span class="postal-code">89169</span> <div class="country-name">United States</div> </div> <div class="map-link"> <div class="location map-link">See map: <a href="http://maps.google.com?q=201+Sands+Ave.%2C+Las+Vegas%2C+NV%2C+89169%2C+us">Google Maps</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field-desc"> <h2>Why Attend ISC West 2014?</h2> <ul> <li> ISC West is the largest physical security show in North America featuring over 1,000 exhibitors in one place in just 3 days</li> <li> Our business critical education programs will keep you informed on the most relevant products, technologies, and strategies in today&rsquo;s evolving security market</li> <li> More breakthrough product unveils than ever before</li> <li> Invaluable networking and industry events</li> </ul> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div> http://ecmweb.com/isc-west-0#comments Low Voltage/Communications Tue, 19 Nov 2013 16:07:00 +0000 37831 at http://ecmweb.com NEC Facts about Fire Alarm Systems http://ecmweb.com/code-basics/nec-facts-about-fire-alarm-systems <div class="field-byline"> By Mike Holt, NEC Consultant </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Article 760 covers the installation of wiring and equipment for fire alarm systems, including circuits controlled and powered by the fire alarm system. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/code-basics/nec-facts-about-fire-alarm-systems" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/code-basics/nec-facts-about-fire-alarm-systems#comments Code Basics Low Voltage/Communications Silver Fri, 15 Nov 2013 20:54:00 +0000 37631 at http://ecmweb.com BICSI Winter Conference & Exhibition http://ecmweb.com/bicsi-winter-conference-exhibition-0 <div class="node-body event-body"></div> <h3 class="location-locations-header">Location</h3> <div class="location-locations-wrapper"> <div class="location vcard"> <div class="adr"> <span class="fn">Rosen Shingle Creek Resort</span> <div class="street-address"> 9939 Universal Blvd. </div> <span class="locality">Orlando</span>, <span class="region">FL</span> <span class="postal-code"> 32819</span> <div class="country-name">United States</div> </div> <div class="map-link"> <div class="location map-link">See map: <a href="http://maps.google.com?q=9939+Universal+Blvd.%2C+Orlando%2C+FL%2C++32819%2C+us">Google Maps</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field-desc"> <p> BICSI is a professional association supporting the information technology systems (ITS) industry. ITS covers the spectrum of voice, data, electronic safety &amp; security, project management and audio &amp; video technologies. It encompasses the design, project management and installation of pathways, spaces, optical fiber- and copper-based distribution systems, wireless-based systems and infrastructure that supports the transportation of information and associated signaling between and among communications and information gathering devices.<br /> <br /> BICSI provides information, education and knowledge assessment for individuals and companies in the ITS industry. We serve more than 23,000 ITS professionals, including designers, installers and technicians. These individuals provide the fundamental infrastructure for telecommunications, audio/video, life safety and automation systems. Through courses, conferences, publications and professional registration programs, BICSI staff and volunteers assist ITS professionals in delivering critical products and services, and offer opportunities for continual improvement and enhanced professional stature.<br /> <br /> Headquartered in Tampa, Florida, USA, BICSI membership spans nearly 100 countries.<br /> <br /> For more information, contact BICSI at 800.242.7405 (USA and Canada toll-free) or +1 813.979.1991. You may also email <a href="mailto:bicsi@bicsi.org">bicsi@bicsi.org</a>.</p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div> http://ecmweb.com/bicsi-winter-conference-exhibition-0#comments Low Voltage/Communications Thu, 14 Nov 2013 20:28:00 +0000 37711 at http://ecmweb.com