Design http://ecmweb.com/taxonomy/term/6610/more en Wisconsin Utilities Proposing to Change Rate Structure with Less Benefit for Solar http://ecmweb.com/green-building/wisconsin-utilities-proposing-change-rate-structure-less-benefit-solar <div class="node-body article-body">Two Wisconsin utilities, Madison Gas & Electric (MGE) and We Energies, are asking for rate changes based on solar energy's growth. </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/wisconsin-utilities-proposing-change-rate-structure-less-benefit-solar" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/green-building/wisconsin-utilities-proposing-change-rate-structure-less-benefit-solar#comments Green Building Around the Circuit Tue, 26 Aug 2014 16:46:00 +0000 51821 at http://ecmweb.com chinasong/iStock/Thinkstock IES Publishes New Recommended Practice on Economic Analysis of Lighting Systems http://ecmweb.com/lighting-control/ies-publishes-new-recommended-practice-economic-analysis-lighting-systems <div class="node-body article-body">Across the industry, the variability in economic analysis, such as calculating return on investments, causes confusion among clients. The IES has issued a Recommended Practice to address this issue. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/lighting-control/ies-publishes-new-recommended-practice-economic-analysis-lighting-systems" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/lighting-control/ies-publishes-new-recommended-practice-economic-analysis-lighting-systems#comments Lighting & Control Wed, 20 Aug 2014 21:15:00 +0000 51671 at http://ecmweb.com What Lies Beneath http://ecmweb.com/shock-electrocution/what-lies-beneath <div class="field-byline"> By Matthew Halverson, Contributing Writer </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Electric shock drowning is an unseen danger in marinas and boatyards, but new legislation is beginning to turn the tide.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/shock-electrocution/what-lies-beneath" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/shock-electrocution/what-lies-beneath#comments Accidents & Investigations Shock & Electrocution Contractor Design Silver Tue, 19 Aug 2014 01:06:00 +0000 51231 at http://ecmweb.com Lightfair 2014 Field Report http://ecmweb.com/lighting-control/lightfair-2014-field-report <div class="field-byline"> By Joe Knisley, Senior Editorial Consultant </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Major manufacturers showed LED luminaires integrated with wireless control including daylight and occupancy sensors. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/lighting-control/lightfair-2014-field-report" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/lighting-control/lightfair-2014-field-report#comments Lighting & Control Silver Mon, 18 Aug 2014 18:51:00 +0000 51281 at http://ecmweb.com Don’t Let the Sun Go Down on Them http://ecmweb.com/green-building/don-t-let-sun-go-down-them <div class="field-byline"> By Matthew Halverson, Contributing Writer </div> <div class="node-body article-body">As utilities push back against solar-friendly net metering policies across the country, systems’ installers in California and elsewhere argue that such a move could cloud the industry’s future.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/green-building/don-t-let-sun-go-down-them" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/green-building/don-t-let-sun-go-down-them#comments Energy Efficiency Green Building Contractor Silver Mon, 18 Aug 2014 17:09:00 +0000 51251 at http://ecmweb.com Shock Hazards in the Water http://ecmweb.com/blog/shock-hazards-water <div class="node-body blog-body">How to reduce the hazards of electric shock drowning near boatyards and marinas</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" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/blog/shock-hazards-water#comments Accidents & Investigations Shock & Electrocution Contractor Design Safety Silver Industry Viewpoint Mon, 18 Aug 2014 16:51:00 +0000 51211 at http://ecmweb.com Explore the Perot Museum of Nature and Science Project http://ecmweb.com/project-spotlight/explore-perot-museum-nature-and-science-project <div class="node-body gallery-body">A project team helps construct a museum in downtown Dallas that serves as a living science lesson</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/project-spotlight/explore-perot-museum-nature-and-science-project" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/project-spotlight/explore-perot-museum-nature-and-science-project#comments Project Spotlight Galleries Contractor Design Fri, 15 Aug 2014 11:00:00 +0000 48201 at http://ecmweb.com Report Forecasts Decline in Street Lighting Revenues by 2023 http://ecmweb.com/lighting-control/report-forecasts-decline-street-lighting-revenues-2023 <div class="node-body article-body">Navigant Research in Chicago has put out some numbers in a new research report showing that the combination of falling prices and long-lived equipment will produce a decline in overall revenues from street lighting, but that networked LED lighting systems are beginning to demonstrate their benefits in lighting control and non-lighting related functionality.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/lighting-control/report-forecasts-decline-street-lighting-revenues-2023" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/lighting-control/report-forecasts-decline-street-lighting-revenues-2023#comments Lighting & Control News Mon, 11 Aug 2014 20:12:00 +0000 51041 at http://ecmweb.com Image courtesy of Bridgelux DOE Releases New Version of Model Specification for LED Roadway Luminaires http://ecmweb.com/lighting-control/doe-releases-new-version-model-specification-led-roadway-luminaires <div class="node-body article-body"><p>The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has <a href="http://www1.eere.energy.gov/buildings/ssl/specification.html" target="_blank">released the latest iteration of its model specification for LED roadway luminaire</a>s. The DOE creates model specs to help specifiers make sure all the relevant and necessary details and parameters are included in their specifications. In DOE&rsquo;s words, the model specification &ldquo;enables cities, utilities, and other state and local agencies to assemble effective bid documents for LED street lighting products.&rdquo;</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/lighting-control/doe-releases-new-version-model-specification-led-roadway-luminaires" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/lighting-control/doe-releases-new-version-model-specification-led-roadway-luminaires#comments Lighting & Control News Mon, 11 Aug 2014 19:33:00 +0000 51021 at http://ecmweb.com Image courtesy of Cree Lighting TIA Issues Call for Interest on New Project for Telecommunications Physical Network Security Standard http://ecmweb.com/design/tia-issues-call-interest-new-project-telecommunications-physical-network-security-standard <div class="node-body article-body">The Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA) TR-42.1 Engineering Committee on Commercial Building Telecommunications Cabling has issued a call for interest for document ANSI/TIA-5017 initially titled "Telecommunications Physical Network Security Standard." </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/design/tia-issues-call-interest-new-project-telecommunications-physical-network-security-standard" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/design/tia-issues-call-interest-new-project-telecommunications-physical-network-security-standard#comments Design News Mon, 21 Jul 2014 17:59:00 +0000 49341 at http://ecmweb.com