Design http://ecmweb.com/taxonomy/term/6610/more en California Passes Lighting Regulations Opposed by NEMA http://ecmweb.com/lighting-control/california-passes-lighting-regulations-opposed-nema <div class="node-body article-body">The California Energy Commission (CEC) unanimously approved the Title 20 Appliance Efficiency Regulations on Jan. 28, in a move that the National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) says will raise the cost and lower the efficiency of LED lighting sold in the Sunshine State.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/lighting-control/california-passes-lighting-regulations-opposed-nema" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/lighting-control/california-passes-lighting-regulations-opposed-nema#comments Lighting & Control Tue, 09 Feb 2016 20:35:00 +0000 132291 at http://ecmweb.com (Photo by Stephen Lam/Getty Images) Two New Solar Requirements Take Effect in July http://ecmweb.com/nec/two-new-solar-requirements-take-effect-july <div class="node-body article-body">According to the February 2016 edition of Electrical Currents, a newsletter from the office of the chief electrical inspector for the Washington State Department of Labor & Industries, two NEC safety requirements for solar photovoltaic (PV) systems will take effect this July.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/nec/two-new-solar-requirements-take-effect-july" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/nec/two-new-solar-requirements-take-effect-july#comments Green Building NEC Wed, 03 Feb 2016 17:29:00 +0000 132091 at http://ecmweb.com Making Your CMMS Rock and Roll, Part 4 http://ecmweb.com/ops-maintenance/making-your-cmms-rock-and-roll-part-4 <div class="node-body article-body">Ongoing training is essential for really making that CMMS rock. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/ops-maintenance/making-your-cmms-rock-and-roll-part-4" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/ops-maintenance/making-your-cmms-rock-and-roll-part-4#comments Computers & Software Ops & Maintenance Silver Tue, 02 Feb 2016 13:30:00 +0000 131941 at http://ecmweb.com Lonely__/iStock/Thinkstock Sprig Electric Pairs Tesla’s Powerpack with a Rooftop Photovoltaic System http://ecmweb.com/contractor/sprig-electric-pairs-tesla-s-powerpack-rooftop-photovoltaic-system <div class="node-body article-body">Sprig Electric is now among the first electrical contractors in the nation to pair Tesla’s Powerpack battery with a 350 kW commercial rooftop photovoltaic system to optimize energy savings. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/contractor/sprig-electric-pairs-tesla-s-powerpack-rooftop-photovoltaic-system" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/contractor/sprig-electric-pairs-tesla-s-powerpack-rooftop-photovoltaic-system#comments Green Building Contractor News Mon, 01 Feb 2016 18:46:00 +0000 131931 at http://ecmweb.com New York Launches $5 Billion Clean Energy Fund http://ecmweb.com/green-building/new-york-launches-5-billion-clean-energy-fund <div class="node-body article-body">New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has announced the New York State Public Service Commission's approval of a 10-year, $5 billion Clean Energy Fund.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/green-building/new-york-launches-5-billion-clean-energy-fund" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/green-building/new-york-launches-5-billion-clean-energy-fund#comments Green Building News Fri, 29 Jan 2016 16:00:00 +0000 131871 at http://ecmweb.com IEEE Issues Call for Participation for the Revision of IEEE Standard 515 http://ecmweb.com/design/ieee-issues-call-participation-revision-ieee-standard-515 <div class="node-body article-body">The IEEE Standards Association invites all interested parties to notify it if they wish to contribute to the revision of IEEE Standard 515</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/design/ieee-issues-call-participation-revision-ieee-standard-515" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/design/ieee-issues-call-participation-revision-ieee-standard-515#comments Design News Thu, 28 Jan 2016 15:52:00 +0000 131861 at http://ecmweb.com The Need for Qualified Electrical Professionals http://ecmweb.com/blog/need-qualified-electrical-professionals <div class="node-body blog-body">As we pointed out in last month’s “2016 Construction Forecast,” most market segments remain on an upward trajectory when it comes to construction starts.</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/need-qualified-electrical-professionals" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/blog/need-qualified-electrical-professionals#comments content Contractor Design Silver Industry Viewpoint Fri, 22 Jan 2016 15:58:00 +0000 131591 at http://ecmweb.com Solving the Skilled Labor Shortage http://ecmweb.com/business-management/solving-skilled-labor-shortage <div class="node-body article-body">In the next six years, the construction industry could face a shortage of 1.6 million workers, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. However, many of the nation’s top electrical contracting companies and engineering firms aren’t waiting until the last minute to embrace this challenge.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/business-management/solving-skilled-labor-shortage" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/business-management/solving-skilled-labor-shortage#comments Business Management Design Silver Fri, 22 Jan 2016 15:25:00 +0000 131711 at http://ecmweb.com Energy Department Announces $18 Million to Develop Solar Energy Storage Solutions http://ecmweb.com/green-building/energy-department-announces-18-million-develop-solar-energy-storage-solutions <div class="node-body article-body">The Department of Energy announced $18 million in funding for six new projects across the United States. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/green-building/energy-department-announces-18-million-develop-solar-energy-storage-solutions" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/green-building/energy-department-announces-18-million-develop-solar-energy-storage-solutions#comments Green Building News Thu, 21 Jan 2016 18:35:00 +0000 131751 at http://ecmweb.com Making Your CMMS Rock and Roll, Part 3 http://ecmweb.com/ops-maintenance/making-your-cmms-rock-and-roll-part-3 <div class="node-body article-body">The most effective way to get the resources needed to correct the deficiencies in the typical CMMS implementation is to find a champion and mentor in the executive ranks</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/ops-maintenance/making-your-cmms-rock-and-roll-part-3" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/ops-maintenance/making-your-cmms-rock-and-roll-part-3#comments Computers & Software Ops & Maintenance Silver Tue, 19 Jan 2016 17:00:00 +0000 131461 at http://ecmweb.com cyano66/iStock/Thinkstock