Design en Making the Best Compliance Choice for Generation Facilities <div class="node-body article-body">Many of you can recall the summer blackout of 2003, especially if you were among the 50 million people affected in parts of New York, Cleveland, and Detroit, as well as Toronto and Ottawa, Canada.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Design Power Quality Silver Fri, 20 Jan 2017 16:39:00 +0000 144431 at DOE Publishes New CALiPER Snapshot on Troffers <div class="node-body article-body">The U.S. Department of Energy's CALiPER program has released a new Snapshot Report on LED troffer luminaires. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Lighting & Control Fri, 20 Jan 2017 16:19:00 +0000 144601 at Department of Energy Branch-Circuit Basics <div class="node-body article-body">Understanding the branch-circuit requirements in Art. 210 is critical to completing Code-compliant installations. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Code Basics Design Silver Thu, 19 Jan 2017 22:00:00 +0000 144501 at Stumped by the Code? Rules for sizing transformer secondary conductors? <div class="node-body article-body">What are the NEC rules for sizing transformer secondary conductors? </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Q&A Design Silver Thu, 19 Jan 2017 22:00:00 +0000 144511 at IES Publishes Standard on Lighting for Seniors and Low Vision Population <div class="node-body article-body">A new standard is intended to increase the designers’ understanding of age-related vision loss and the importance of their design decisions.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Lighting & Control Wed, 18 Jan 2017 14:34:00 +0000 144321 at Heiko119/iSTock/Thinkstock Where Do You Ground? <div class="node-body article-body">In the United States, the term “grounding” is often used when the term “bonding” should be used</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Design NEC Ops & Maintenance Silver Tue, 17 Jan 2017 16:00:00 +0000 144311 at Delpixart/iStock/Thinkstock IES 2017 Illumination Awards Call for Entries <div class="node-body article-body">Submissions are now being accepted for the IES’ 2017 Illumination Awards program.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Lighting & Control Tue, 10 Jan 2017 19:08:00 +0000 144171 at Marchcattle/iStock/Thinkstock Funds Flow for School Construction <div class="node-body article-body">This November, 75% of school construction bond issues on the ballot were approved by voters.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Green Building Fri, 06 Jan 2017 15:08:00 +0000 144091 at Jetta Productions/DigitalVision/Thinkstock Deepwater Wind Plans Offshore Wind Farm to Serve Maryland <div class="node-body article-body">Deepwater Wind has announced plans for the Skipjack Wind Farm, a new offshore wind farm that will help Maryland meet its clean-energy goals. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Green Building Power Quality Thu, 05 Jan 2017 18:41:00 +0000 144061 at TebNad/iStock/Thinkstock Zigbee Alliance to Unveil Universal Language for IoT <div class="node-body article-body">The zigbee alliance will be showcasing the path to a unified Internet of Things (IoT) from CES 2017 this week.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Design Wed, 04 Jan 2017 19:42:00 +0000 144011 at Jirsak/iStock/Thinkstock