Design http://ecmweb.com/taxonomy/term/6610/more en 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> NEMA Publishes Standard for Roadway and Area Lighting http://ecmweb.com/lighting-control/nema-publishes-standard-roadway-and-area-lighting <div class="node-body article-body"><p>The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA), Rosslyn, Va., introduced its new American National Standard for Roadway and Area Lighting Equipment&mdash;Elliptically Shaped, Enclosed Side-mounted Luminaires (ANSI C136.14-2014).</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/lighting-control/nema-publishes-standard-roadway-and-area-lighting" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/lighting-control/nema-publishes-standard-roadway-and-area-lighting#comments Lighting & Control Around the Circuit Tue, 24 Mar 2015 22:55:00 +0000 111651 at http://ecmweb.com Image courtesy of GE Lighting CLTC Guide Highlights High-Efficacy Residential Lighting http://ecmweb.com/lighting-control/cltc-guide-highlights-high-efficacy-residential-lighting <div class="node-body article-body"><p>The California Lighting Technology Center (CLTC) at the University of California, Davis, published a report that provides a useful guide to specifications and design of lighting systems for energy-efficient homes.</p></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/cltc-guide-highlights-high-efficacy-residential-lighting" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/lighting-control/cltc-guide-highlights-high-efficacy-residential-lighting#comments Lighting & Control Tue, 24 Mar 2015 21:52:00 +0000 111641 at http://ecmweb.com CALiPER Application Report Finds Halogen MR16s Still Hard to Replace http://ecmweb.com/lighting-control/caliper-application-report-finds-halogen-mr16s-still-hard-replace <div class="node-body article-body">DOE researchers examined 27 LED MR16 lamps and found that although initial performance of LED MR16s has improved, the products on the market still don't match the lumen output or center beam intensity of typical 50W halogen MR16 lamps.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/lighting-control/caliper-application-report-finds-halogen-mr16s-still-hard-replace" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/lighting-control/caliper-application-report-finds-halogen-mr16s-still-hard-replace#comments Lighting & Control Tue, 24 Mar 2015 20:24:00 +0000 111631 at http://ecmweb.com Image courtesy of Samsung NEMA Publishes White Paper on the Impact of UL Adoption of IEC Standard 61800-5-1 http://ecmweb.com/lighting-control/nema-publishes-white-paper-impact-ul-adoption-iec-standard-61800-5-1 <div class="node-body article-body">The National Electrical Manufacturers Association has published a new white paper, “New UL Variable Frequency Drive Standard and Its Effects on Unit Short Circuit Rating."</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/lighting-control/nema-publishes-white-paper-impact-ul-adoption-iec-standard-61800-5-1" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/lighting-control/nema-publishes-white-paper-impact-ul-adoption-iec-standard-61800-5-1#comments Lighting & Control News Tue, 24 Mar 2015 17:46:00 +0000 111621 at http://ecmweb.com NIST Exec Makes Case for Embedded Intelligence in Building Systems http://ecmweb.com/green-building/nist-exec-makes-case-embedded-intelligence-building-systems <div class="node-body article-body">Steven T. Bushby of the NIST says the government is "ready to inspire a drive for building energy efficiency in America." </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/nist-exec-makes-case-embedded-intelligence-building-systems" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/green-building/nist-exec-makes-case-embedded-intelligence-building-systems#comments Computers & Software Green Building Around the Circuit Fri, 20 Mar 2015 15:44:00 +0000 111271 at http://ecmweb.com Top 10 Highest Paying Cities for Electrical Engineers http://ecmweb.com/design/top-10-highest-paying-cities-electrical-engineers <div class="field-byline"> EC&amp;M Staff </div> <div class="node-body gallery-body"><p>If you&rsquo;re an electrical engineer striving to earn the highest salary possible, a move to California may be in your future &mdash; considering the fact that six of the top 10 highest paying cities for electrical engineers just happen to fall within that state&rsquo;s borders.</p></div> <div class="field-interstitial-ads-frequency"> <span>Interstitial Ads Frequency:&nbsp;</span> -1 </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/design/top-10-highest-paying-cities-electrical-engineers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/design/top-10-highest-paying-cities-electrical-engineers#comments Design Tue, 17 Mar 2015 16:00:00 +0000 110871 at http://ecmweb.com WAPA, Main Street Power and Morgan Stanley Commission Solar Photovoltaic Project http://ecmweb.com/green-building/wapa-main-street-power-and-morgan-stanley-commission-solar-photovoltaic-project <div class="node-body article-body">The Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority and Main Street Power Company hosted dedication ceremonies for a new solar power generation plant in Estate Donoe on St. Thomas. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/green-building/wapa-main-street-power-and-morgan-stanley-commission-solar-photovoltaic-project" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/green-building/wapa-main-street-power-and-morgan-stanley-commission-solar-photovoltaic-project#comments Green Building News Thu, 12 Mar 2015 20:25:00 +0000 110651 at http://ecmweb.com NEMA Publishes Standard on Vandal Shields for Roadway Luminaires http://ecmweb.com/lighting-control/nema-publishes-standard-vandal-shields-roadway-luminaires <div class="node-body article-body">ANSI C136.34 was developed by ANSI Accredited Standards Committee (ASC) 136, and covers supplementary vandal shields used to protect luminaires and luminaire accessories used for roadway and area lighting. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/lighting-control/nema-publishes-standard-vandal-shields-roadway-luminaires" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/lighting-control/nema-publishes-standard-vandal-shields-roadway-luminaires#comments Lighting & Control News Wed, 11 Mar 2015 16:26:00 +0000 110501 at http://ecmweb.com Marco Secchi / Getty Images News Selling Energy Savings http://ecmweb.com/electrical-testing/selling-energy-savings <div class="node-body article-body">Be as specific as possible about the benefits of energy-saving strategies you are proposing.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/electrical-testing/selling-energy-savings" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/electrical-testing/selling-energy-savings#comments Business Management Electrical Testing Energy Efficiency Green Building Tue, 10 Mar 2015 21:18:00 +0000 110451 at http://ecmweb.com