Design http://ecmweb.com/taxonomy/term/6610/more en DOE Publishes New Forecast of Energy Savings from LED Lighting http://ecmweb.com/lighting-control/doe-publishes-new-forecast-energy-savings-led-lighting <div class="node-body article-body">The U.S. Department of Energy has published the latest edition of its biannual report, "Energy Savings Forecast of Solid-State Lighting in General Illumination Applications."</div> <p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/lighting-control/doe-publishes-new-forecast-energy-savings-led-lighting" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/lighting-control/doe-publishes-new-forecast-energy-savings-led-lighting#comments Lighting & Control Thu, 01 Dec 2016 18:25:00 +0000 143021 at http://ecmweb.com Grafner/iStock/Thinkstock DOE Announces $25 Million for Energy-Efficient Electric Motors http://ecmweb.com/motors/doe-announces-25-million-energy-efficient-electric-motors <div class="node-body article-body">The U.S. Department of Energy has announced nearly $25 million for 13 projects aimed at advancing technologies for energy-efficient electric motors through applied research and development. </div> <p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/motors/doe-announces-25-million-energy-efficient-electric-motors" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/motors/doe-announces-25-million-energy-efficient-electric-motors#comments Motors Design Tue, 29 Nov 2016 19:33:00 +0000 143001 at http://ecmweb.com energy.gov Data Center Standard Published by ASHRAE http://ecmweb.com/green-building/data-center-standard-published-ashrae <div class="node-body article-body">A newly published energy standard for data centers features a performance based approach that is more flexible and accommodating of innovative changes.</div> <p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/green-building/data-center-standard-published-ashrae" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/green-building/data-center-standard-published-ashrae#comments Green Building Mon, 28 Nov 2016 15:38:00 +0000 142941 at http://ecmweb.com scanrail/iStock/Thinkstock Changes to Commissioning Requirements Proposed for Green Building Standard http://ecmweb.com/green-building/changes-commissioning-requirements-proposed-green-building-standard <div class="node-body article-body">Changes to the commissioning requirements in Standard 189.1 that would increase its ability to support achieving high performance green buildings are open for public input.</div> <p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/green-building/changes-commissioning-requirements-proposed-green-building-standard" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/green-building/changes-commissioning-requirements-proposed-green-building-standard#comments Green Building Wed, 23 Nov 2016 16:35:00 +0000 142711 at http://ecmweb.com RGBAlpha/iStock/Thinkstock Breaker Location Requirement Exceptions, Part 2 http://ecmweb.com/ops-maintenance/breaker-location-requirement-exceptions-part-2 <div class="node-body article-body">Generally, you must install an overcurrent protection device (OCPD) at the point of conductor supply [240.21]</div> <p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/ops-maintenance/breaker-location-requirement-exceptions-part-2" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/ops-maintenance/breaker-location-requirement-exceptions-part-2#comments Design NEC Ops & Maintenance Silver Tue, 22 Nov 2016 14:00:00 +0000 142821 at http://ecmweb.com Sophie_James/iStock/Thinkstock ASHRAE/IES Publish 2016 Energy Efficiency Standard http://ecmweb.com/green-building/ashraeies-publish-2016-energy-efficiency-standard <div class="node-body article-body">The newly published energy efficiency standard from ASHRAE and IES contains energy savings measures as a result of industry input.</div> <p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/green-building/ashraeies-publish-2016-energy-efficiency-standard" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/green-building/ashraeies-publish-2016-energy-efficiency-standard#comments Green Building Mon, 21 Nov 2016 20:28:00 +0000 142501 at http://ecmweb.com alice-photo/iStock/Thinkstock Critical Code Requirements for Health Care Facilities http://ecmweb.com/nec/critical-code-requirements-health-care-facilities <div class="node-body article-body">When the NEC speaks of health care facilities, it means places where people are obtaining medical, dental, psychiatric, nursing, obstetrical, or surgical care </div> <p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/nec/critical-code-requirements-health-care-facilities" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/nec/critical-code-requirements-health-care-facilities#comments Design NEC Silver Fri, 18 Nov 2016 22:00:00 +0000 142581 at http://ecmweb.com Stumped by the Code? Defining a Multiwire Branch Circuit http://ecmweb.com/qa/stumped-code-defining-multiwire-branch-circuit <div class="node-body article-body">Q. What does the Code define as a multiwire branch circuit? </div> <p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/qa/stumped-code-defining-multiwire-branch-circuit" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/qa/stumped-code-defining-multiwire-branch-circuit#comments Q&A Design Silver Fri, 18 Nov 2016 22:00:00 +0000 142591 at http://ecmweb.com Architecture Billings Index Rebounds After Two Down Months http://ecmweb.com/design/architecture-billings-index-rebounds-after-two-down-months <div class="node-body article-body">After seeing consecutive months of contracting demand for the first time in four years, the Architecture Billings Index (ABI) saw a modest increase in demand for design services. </div> <p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/design/architecture-billings-index-rebounds-after-two-down-months" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/design/architecture-billings-index-rebounds-after-two-down-months#comments Design Fri, 18 Nov 2016 20:19:00 +0000 142491 at http://ecmweb.com urfinguss/iStock/Thinkstock The Top 10 Highest-Paying Cities for Electrical Engineers: 2015 http://ecmweb.com/design/top-10-highest-paying-cities-electrical-engineers-2015 <div class="node-body gallery-body">If you'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's borders.</div> <p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/design/top-10-highest-paying-cities-electrical-engineers-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/design/top-10-highest-paying-cities-electrical-engineers-2015#comments Design Fri, 18 Nov 2016 17:00:00 +0000 142161 at http://ecmweb.com