Design http://ecmweb.com/taxonomy/term/6610/more en Uncovering the Cost Benefits of a Good Lighting Circuit Design http://ecmweb.com/lighting-control/uncovering-cost-benefits-good-lighting-circuit-design <div class="node-body article-body">Iterative voltage drop calculations are some of the most tedious and time-consuming components of an electrical design process.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/lighting-control/uncovering-cost-benefits-good-lighting-circuit-design" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/lighting-control/uncovering-cost-benefits-good-lighting-circuit-design#comments Lighting & Control Silver Mon, 20 Apr 2015 20:59:00 +0000 114371 at http://ecmweb.com LEDs Still a Mystery to Many Contractors http://ecmweb.com/lighting-control/leds-still-mystery-many-contractors <div class="node-body article-body">Held up as one of the proven, readily deployable technologies that could put a big dent in global energy consumption over time, LED lighting products are drawing the interest of ever more electrical contractors looking for avenues into the lucrative and growing energy-efficiency market.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/lighting-control/leds-still-mystery-many-contractors" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/lighting-control/leds-still-mystery-many-contractors#comments Lighting & Control Contractor Silver Mon, 20 Apr 2015 20:45:00 +0000 114351 at http://ecmweb.com The Strange and Mysterious World of LEDs http://ecmweb.com/blog/strange-and-mysterious-world-leds <div class="node-body blog-body">One thing has become quite clear to me recently. There’s still a lot of confusion out there on the LED front among the rank and file of electrical designers, maintenance personnel, and electrical contractors.</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/strange-and-mysterious-world-leds" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/blog/strange-and-mysterious-world-leds#comments Lighting & Control Contractor Silver Industry Viewpoint Mon, 20 Apr 2015 16:09:00 +0000 114261 at http://ecmweb.com A Look at the Future of Lighting http://ecmweb.com/lighting-control/look-future-lighting <div class="node-body article-body">The lighting industry is in the midst of a major transformation, resulting from the U.S. government’s push for energy savings. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/lighting-control/look-future-lighting" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/lighting-control/look-future-lighting#comments Lighting & Control Contractor Silver Mon, 20 Apr 2015 15:31:00 +0000 114301 at http://ecmweb.com The Case of the VFD Clock Culprit http://ecmweb.com/accidents-investigations/case-vfd-clock-culprit <div class="node-body article-body">The day started out like any other for one electrical technician employed by a variable-frequency drive (VFD) manufacturer. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/accidents-investigations/case-vfd-clock-culprit" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/accidents-investigations/case-vfd-clock-culprit#comments Accidents & Investigations Contractor Design Ops & Maintenance Silver Mon, 20 Apr 2015 15:04:00 +0000 114271 at http://ecmweb.com APS: Rooftop Solar Applications up 112% in First Quarter 2015 http://ecmweb.com/green-building/aps-rooftop-solar-applications-112-first-quarter-2015 <div class="node-body article-body">More Arizona Public Service (APS) residential customers applied to connect new rooftop solar systems to the utility's grid in the first quarter of 2015 than in any other first quarter on record.</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/aps-rooftop-solar-applications-112-first-quarter-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/green-building/aps-rooftop-solar-applications-112-first-quarter-2015#comments Green Building News Mon, 13 Apr 2015 13:59:00 +0000 113721 at http://ecmweb.com Cupertino Electric Builds One of the Largest PV Projects in U.S. http://ecmweb.com/green-building/cupertino-electric-builds-one-largest-pv-projects-us <div class="node-body article-body">The Energy Alternatives Division of Cupertino Electric, Inc. has installed the last of more than one million modules..</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/green-building/cupertino-electric-builds-one-largest-pv-projects-us" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/green-building/cupertino-electric-builds-one-largest-pv-projects-us#comments Green Building News Wed, 08 Apr 2015 20:12:00 +0000 113501 at http://ecmweb.com <p>Electricians from construction company Cupertino Electric install the millionth solar module at Copper Mountain Solar 3 in Nevada, marking a key milestone in the 250-MW project built in conjunction with Amec Foster Wheeler for Sempra U.S. Gas &amp; Power and Consolidated Edison Development. (Photo: Business Wire)</p> Honolulu Electrical Contractor Must Pay Workers $1.2M in Back Wages http://ecmweb.com/news/honolulu-electrical-contractor-must-pay-workers-12m-back-wages <div class="node-body article-body">Lighting Services, Inc., must pay 38 electricians and technicians more than $1.2 million in back wages and is barred from doing work for the federal government for three years. </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/news/honolulu-electrical-contractor-must-pay-workers-12m-back-wages" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/news/honolulu-electrical-contractor-must-pay-workers-12m-back-wages#comments Lighting & Control News Tue, 07 Apr 2015 21:43:00 +0000 113461 at http://ecmweb.com George Marks / Hulton Archive Deployment Rate of 400VAC Architecture in Data Centers on the Rise http://ecmweb.com/computers-software/deployment-rate-400vac-architecture-data-centers-rise <div class="node-body article-body">According to a recently published IHS report (Rack Power Distribution Units Report – 2015), rack power distribution unit (PDU) data shows that some data centers in North America have begun deploying higher voltage power architectures.</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/computers-software/deployment-rate-400vac-architecture-data-centers-rise" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/computers-software/deployment-rate-400vac-architecture-data-centers-rise#comments Computers & Software News Mon, 30 Mar 2015 16:21:00 +0000 112071 at http://ecmweb.com Virginia Tech Selected to Continue Development of Innovative Building Automation System http://ecmweb.com/computers-software/virginia-tech-selected-continue-development-innovative-building-automation-system <div class="node-body article-body">The Energy Department has awarded the Virginia Polytechnic and State University Advanced Research Institute nearly $2 million to continue research and development of its Building Energy Management Open Source Software</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/computers-software/virginia-tech-selected-continue-development-innovative-building-automation-system" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/computers-software/virginia-tech-selected-continue-development-innovative-building-automation-system#comments Computers & Software News Wed, 25 Mar 2015 21:36:00 +0000 111711 at http://ecmweb.com <p>Virginia Polytechnic</p>