Design http://ecmweb.com/taxonomy/term/6610/more en Pool Shock Peril Resurfaces http://ecmweb.com/shock-electrocution/pool-shock-peril-resurfaces <div class="node-body article-body">A stew of knotty issues is sparking fresh debate over whether swimming pools adequately protect users from the menace of electric shock. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/shock-electrocution/pool-shock-peril-resurfaces" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/shock-electrocution/pool-shock-peril-resurfaces#comments Shock & Electrocution Contractor Design NEC Silver Sat, 18 Oct 2014 16:57:00 +0000 54541 at http://ecmweb.com Area Lighting: LED vs. Traditional Lighting Comparison http://ecmweb.com/lighting-control/area-lighting-led-vs-traditional-lighting-comparison <div class="node-body article-body">In 2009, Southern Company and Mississippi Power worked with the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) to launch an investigation into the use of LED technology for area lighting. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/lighting-control/area-lighting-led-vs-traditional-lighting-comparison" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/lighting-control/area-lighting-led-vs-traditional-lighting-comparison#comments Lighting & Control Silver Sat, 18 Oct 2014 16:08:00 +0000 54481 at http://ecmweb.com Shock Hazards in the Water — Part 2 http://ecmweb.com/blog/shock-hazards-water-part-2 <div class="node-body blog-body">I recently shared my thoughts with you on the danger of electric shock in bodies of water in our August 2014 issue. Although I briefly touched on the topic of swimming pools in this earlier editorial, my main focus was really on ponds and lakes where docks and marinas are located.</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-part-2" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/blog/shock-hazards-water-part-2#comments Contractor Design Safety Silver Industry Viewpoint Sat, 18 Oct 2014 14:32:00 +0000 54361 at http://ecmweb.com A Deeper Dive into T5 Data Center's New Plano, Texas, Co-location Facility http://ecmweb.com/project-spotlight/deeper-dive-t5-data-centers-new-plano-texas-co-location-facility <div class="node-body gallery-body">Project team installs new infrastructure for T5 Data Centers without disrupting existing operations </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/project-spotlight/deeper-dive-t5-data-centers-new-plano-texas-co-location-facility" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/project-spotlight/deeper-dive-t5-data-centers-new-plano-texas-co-location-facility#comments Project Spotlight Galleries Contractor Design Thu, 16 Oct 2014 20:15:00 +0000 54611 at http://ecmweb.com Nobel Prize for Physics Awarded for Invention of Blue LED http://ecmweb.com/lighting-control/nobel-prize-physics-awarded-invention-blue-led <div class="node-body article-body">Japanese scientists Isamu Akasaki and Hiroshi Amano and American Shuji Nakamura won the 2014 Nobel Prize for Physics for inventing the blue LED,</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/nobel-prize-physics-awarded-invention-blue-led" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/lighting-control/nobel-prize-physics-awarded-invention-blue-led#comments Lighting & Control Around the Circuit Tue, 14 Oct 2014 22:13:00 +0000 54321 at http://ecmweb.com MEHMET CAN/iStock/Thinkstock Residential Lighting Control Installations Forecast at $4.6 Billion by 2023 http://ecmweb.com/lighting-control/residential-lighting-control-installations-forecast-46-billion-2023 <div class="node-body article-body">Navigant sees drivers beyond the desire to reduce energy costs behind the change. The most important factor, they said in a release, is homeowners being drawn into the range of new uses that controllable and networked LED lighting systems can bring. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/lighting-control/residential-lighting-control-installations-forecast-46-billion-2023" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/lighting-control/residential-lighting-control-installations-forecast-46-billion-2023#comments Lighting & Control Tue, 14 Oct 2014 20:22:00 +0000 54311 at http://ecmweb.com <p>New LED replacements for MR16 halogen lamps, such as these recently introduced by Soraa, will help solid-state lighting continue to penetrate the residential market worldwide over the next 9 years.</p> What is a Wet Procedure Location? http://ecmweb.com/design/what-wet-procedure-location <div class="node-body article-body">Throughout my years of designing electrical infrastructures for health care facilities, I’ve seen this topic discussed many times in heated detail — particularly with reference to operating rooms.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/design/what-wet-procedure-location" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/design/what-wet-procedure-location#comments Design NEC Tue, 14 Oct 2014 20:12:00 +0000 54301 at http://ecmweb.com Photo: monkeybusinessimages/iStock/Thinkstock Technology May Be to Blame for Flat Lighting Systems Index http://ecmweb.com/lighting-control/technology-may-be-blame-flat-lighting-systems-index <div class="node-body article-body">The National Lighting Bureau speculates that technology may be at least partly to blame for the lack of significant overall change (a 0.1% increase) between first- and second-quarter 2014 lighting-equipment demand.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/lighting-control/technology-may-be-blame-flat-lighting-systems-index" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/lighting-control/technology-may-be-blame-flat-lighting-systems-index#comments Lighting & Control News Fri, 10 Oct 2014 19:50:00 +0000 54101 at http://ecmweb.com Solar Man Launches Solar Wonderland Funding Campaign for Energy Amusement Park http://ecmweb.com/news/solar-man-launches-solar-wonderland-funding-campaign-energy-amusement-park <div class="node-body article-body">Dr. Joe Hui, CEO and Founder of Monarch Power Corp, also known as Solar Man, and Monarch Power are launching an IndieGoGo campaign to market his Lotus solar panels and to raise funds to build Solar Wonderland.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/news/solar-man-launches-solar-wonderland-funding-campaign-energy-amusement-park" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/news/solar-man-launches-solar-wonderland-funding-campaign-energy-amusement-park#comments Design News Thu, 09 Oct 2014 14:08:00 +0000 54041 at http://ecmweb.com Incandescent A-Line Lamps Decline Sharply in Second Quarter http://ecmweb.com/lighting-control/incandescent-line-lamps-decline-sharply-second-quarter <div class="node-body article-body">NEMA’s shipments index for incandescent A-line lamps dropped sharply during 2014Q2, declining 61.2% as the full effect of EISA 2007 lamp efficiency regulations took hold during the first six months of the year. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/lighting-control/incandescent-line-lamps-decline-sharply-second-quarter" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/lighting-control/incandescent-line-lamps-decline-sharply-second-quarter#comments Lighting & Control News Wed, 08 Oct 2014 19:27:00 +0000 54011 at http://ecmweb.com Dmitry Guzhanin/iStock/Thinkstock