Design http://ecmweb.com/taxonomy/term/6610/more en DOE Releases PoE Lighting System Energy Reporting Study http://ecmweb.com/lighting-control/doe-releases-poe-lighting-system-energy-reporting-study <div class="node-body article-body">DOE has published the first part of a study to explore the energy reporting capability of commercially marketed Power over Ethernet (PoE) connected lighting systems. </div> <p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/lighting-control/doe-releases-poe-lighting-system-energy-reporting-study" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/lighting-control/doe-releases-poe-lighting-system-energy-reporting-study#comments Green Building Lighting & Control Wed, 22 Mar 2017 21:36:00 +0000 146651 at http://ecmweb.com U.S. Department of Energy Driving Improvements on the Building Energy-Efficiency Front http://ecmweb.com/blog/driving-improvements-building-energy-efficiency-front <div class="node-body blog-body">Over the last year-and-a-half or so, we’ve published quite a few articles that focused on new technologies or market trends we think you should keep an eye on. </div> <p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/blog/driving-improvements-building-energy-efficiency-front" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/blog/driving-improvements-building-energy-efficiency-front#comments Energy Efficiency Contractor Design Silver Industry Viewpoint Wed, 22 Mar 2017 16:00:00 +0000 146621 at http://ecmweb.com Feeder Conductors vs Branch-Circuit Conductors http://ecmweb.com/code-basics/feeder-conductors-vs-branch-circuit-conductors <div class="node-body article-body">Article 215 covers the installation, conductor sizing, and overcurrent protection requirements for feeder conductors. </div> <p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/code-basics/feeder-conductors-vs-branch-circuit-conductors" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/code-basics/feeder-conductors-vs-branch-circuit-conductors#comments Code Basics Design Silver Wed, 22 Mar 2017 15:00:00 +0000 146381 at http://ecmweb.com Inside the BIPV Market http://ecmweb.com/contractor/inside-bipv-market <div class="node-body article-body">An evolving building practice integrates the photovoltaic (PV) elements into the building envelope </div> <p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/contractor/inside-bipv-market" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/contractor/inside-bipv-market#comments Energy Efficiency Green Building Contractor Silver Tue, 21 Mar 2017 19:08:00 +0000 146601 at http://ecmweb.com Transformer Installation Safety, Part 2 http://ecmweb.com/safety/transformer-installation-safety-part-2 <div class="node-body article-body">Installing a small transformer overhead is more dangerous than it looks. </div> <p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/safety/transformer-installation-safety-part-2" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/safety/transformer-installation-safety-part-2#comments Design Ops & Maintenance Safety Silver Tue, 21 Mar 2017 14:00:00 +0000 146561 at http://ecmweb.com deepreal/iStock/Thinkstock Bonding, Part 3 http://ecmweb.com/ops-maintenance/bonding-part-3 <div class="node-body article-body">Communications systems require an “intersystem bonding conductor” that allows them to be bonded to the grounding electrode system </div> <p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/ops-maintenance/bonding-part-3" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/ops-maintenance/bonding-part-3#comments Bonding & Grounding Design NEC Ops & Maintenance Silver Tue, 21 Mar 2017 14:00:00 +0000 146571 at http://ecmweb.com cookie_cutter/iStock/Thinkstock Fine-Tuning the Codes http://ecmweb.com/energy-efficiency/fine-tuning-codes <div class="node-body article-body">Codes and standards aimed at moving the needle on construction of more energy-efficient buildings continue to evolve</div> <p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/energy-efficiency/fine-tuning-codes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/energy-efficiency/fine-tuning-codes#comments Energy Efficiency Lighting & Control Contractor Power Quality Silver Mon, 20 Mar 2017 21:00:00 +0000 146441 at http://ecmweb.com Stumped by the Code? Grounding Electrode Conductor Rules http://ecmweb.com/qa/stumped-code-grounding-electrode-conductor-rules <div class="node-body article-body">If more than one electrode is available, what does the Code allow for connecting one grounding electrode to another electrode? </div> <p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/qa/stumped-code-grounding-electrode-conductor-rules" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/qa/stumped-code-grounding-electrode-conductor-rules#comments Q&A Design Silver Mon, 20 Mar 2017 21:00:00 +0000 146401 at http://ecmweb.com DOE Releases New Resource on the Effects of LED Street Lighting http://ecmweb.com/lighting-control/doe-releases-new-resource-effects-led-street-lighting <div class="node-body article-body">Last year, DOE devoted two Postings (in June and October) and a webinar to the topic of LED street lighting </div> <p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/lighting-control/doe-releases-new-resource-effects-led-street-lighting" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/lighting-control/doe-releases-new-resource-effects-led-street-lighting#comments Lighting & Control Fri, 17 Mar 2017 14:23:00 +0000 146361 at http://ecmweb.com Thinkstock DOE Reports on Long-Term LED Indoor Performance http://ecmweb.com/lighting-control/doe-reports-long-term-led-indoor-performance <div class="node-body article-body">The U.S. Department of Energy's GATEWAY program has released a report evaluating the long-term performance characteristics of LED lighting systems</div> <p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/lighting-control/doe-reports-long-term-led-indoor-performance" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/lighting-control/doe-reports-long-term-led-indoor-performance#comments Lighting & Control Tue, 07 Mar 2017 20:02:00 +0000 146021 at http://ecmweb.com DOE