Design http://ecmweb.com/taxonomy/term/6610/more en NECA Releases NECA/NCSCB 600-14; Electrical Standard Revision http://ecmweb.com/design/neca-releases-necancscb-600-14-electrical-standard-revision <div class="node-body article-body">On Oct.16, the National Electrical Contractors Association and the National Cable Splicing Certification Board released NECA/NCSCB 600-2014, Standard for Installing and Maintaining Medium-Voltage Cable.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/design/neca-releases-necancscb-600-14-electrical-standard-revision" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/design/neca-releases-necancscb-600-14-electrical-standard-revision#comments Design News Thu, 30 Oct 2014 14:44:00 +0000 55221 at http://ecmweb.com Open Standards-Driven Solutions Key to Future-Proof Smart Buildings http://ecmweb.com/green-building/open-standards-driven-solutions-key-future-proof-smart-buildings <div class="node-body article-body">Daintree Networks, Inc., and CoR Advisors have released findings gleaned from their "State of Building Energy Management Survey" distributed to building owners, managers and other industry professionals. </div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/green-building/open-standards-driven-solutions-key-future-proof-smart-buildings" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/green-building/open-standards-driven-solutions-key-future-proof-smart-buildings#comments Green Building News Wed, 29 Oct 2014 19:55:00 +0000 55181 at http://ecmweb.com Lightbulb Cartel a Dark Spot in Lighting History http://ecmweb.com/lighting-control/lightbulb-cartel-dark-spot-lighting-history <div class="node-body article-body">In 1924, a group of leading international businessmen gathered in Geneva for a meeting that would alter the lighting world for decades to come.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/lighting-control/lightbulb-cartel-dark-spot-lighting-history" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/lighting-control/lightbulb-cartel-dark-spot-lighting-history#comments Lighting & Control Around the Circuit Tue, 28 Oct 2014 19:03:00 +0000 55141 at http://ecmweb.com choness/iStock/Thinkstock Pool Shock Peril Resurfaces http://ecmweb.com/shock-electrocution/pool-shock-peril-resurfaces <div class="node-body article-body">A stew of knotty issues is sparking fresh debate over whether swimming pools adequately protect users from the menace of electric shock. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/shock-electrocution/pool-shock-peril-resurfaces" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/shock-electrocution/pool-shock-peril-resurfaces#comments Shock & Electrocution Contractor Design NEC Silver Sat, 18 Oct 2014 16:57:00 +0000 54541 at http://ecmweb.com Area Lighting: LED vs. Traditional Lighting Comparison http://ecmweb.com/lighting-control/area-lighting-led-vs-traditional-lighting-comparison <div class="node-body article-body">In 2009, Southern Company and Mississippi Power worked with the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) to launch an investigation into the use of LED technology for area lighting. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/lighting-control/area-lighting-led-vs-traditional-lighting-comparison" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/lighting-control/area-lighting-led-vs-traditional-lighting-comparison#comments Lighting & Control Silver Sat, 18 Oct 2014 16:08:00 +0000 54481 at http://ecmweb.com Shock Hazards in the Water — Part 2 http://ecmweb.com/blog/shock-hazards-water-part-2 <div class="node-body blog-body">I recently shared my thoughts with you on the danger of electric shock in bodies of water in our August 2014 issue. Although I briefly touched on the topic of swimming pools in this earlier editorial, my main focus was really on ponds and lakes where docks and marinas are located.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/industry-viewpoint">Industry Viewpoint</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/blog/shock-hazards-water-part-2" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/blog/shock-hazards-water-part-2#comments Contractor Design Safety Silver Industry Viewpoint Sat, 18 Oct 2014 14:32:00 +0000 54361 at http://ecmweb.com A Deeper Dive into T5 Data Center's New Plano, Texas, Co-location Facility http://ecmweb.com/project-spotlight/deeper-dive-t5-data-centers-new-plano-texas-co-location-facility <div class="node-body gallery-body">Project team installs new infrastructure for T5 Data Centers without disrupting existing operations </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/project-spotlight/deeper-dive-t5-data-centers-new-plano-texas-co-location-facility" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/project-spotlight/deeper-dive-t5-data-centers-new-plano-texas-co-location-facility#comments Project Spotlight Galleries Contractor Design Thu, 16 Oct 2014 20:15:00 +0000 54611 at http://ecmweb.com Nobel Prize for Physics Awarded for Invention of Blue LED http://ecmweb.com/lighting-control/nobel-prize-physics-awarded-invention-blue-led <div class="node-body article-body">Japanese scientists Isamu Akasaki and Hiroshi Amano and American Shuji Nakamura won the 2014 Nobel Prize for Physics for inventing the blue LED,</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/lighting-control/nobel-prize-physics-awarded-invention-blue-led" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/lighting-control/nobel-prize-physics-awarded-invention-blue-led#comments Lighting & Control Around the Circuit Tue, 14 Oct 2014 22:13:00 +0000 54321 at http://ecmweb.com MEHMET CAN/iStock/Thinkstock Residential Lighting Control Installations Forecast at $4.6 Billion by 2023 http://ecmweb.com/lighting-control/residential-lighting-control-installations-forecast-46-billion-2023 <div class="node-body article-body">Navigant sees drivers beyond the desire to reduce energy costs behind the change. The most important factor, they said in a release, is homeowners being drawn into the range of new uses that controllable and networked LED lighting systems can bring. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/lighting-control/residential-lighting-control-installations-forecast-46-billion-2023" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/lighting-control/residential-lighting-control-installations-forecast-46-billion-2023#comments Lighting & Control Tue, 14 Oct 2014 20:22:00 +0000 54311 at http://ecmweb.com <p>New LED replacements for MR16 halogen lamps, such as these recently introduced by Soraa, will help solid-state lighting continue to penetrate the residential market worldwide over the next 9 years.</p> What is a Wet Procedure Location? http://ecmweb.com/design/what-wet-procedure-location <div class="node-body article-body">Throughout my years of designing electrical infrastructures for health care facilities, I’ve seen this topic discussed many times in heated detail — particularly with reference to operating rooms.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/design/what-wet-procedure-location" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/design/what-wet-procedure-location#comments Design NEC Tue, 14 Oct 2014 20:12:00 +0000 54301 at http://ecmweb.com Photo: monkeybusinessimages/iStock/Thinkstock