Design en 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="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Green Building Lighting & Control Wed, 22 Mar 2017 21:36:00 +0000 146651 at U.S. Department of Energy Driving Improvements on the 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="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Energy Efficiency Contractor Design Silver Industry Viewpoint Wed, 22 Mar 2017 16:00:00 +0000 146621 at 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="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Code Basics Design Silver Wed, 22 Mar 2017 15:00:00 +0000 146381 at Inside the 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="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Energy Efficiency Green Building Contractor Silver Tue, 21 Mar 2017 19:08:00 +0000 146601 at 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="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Design Ops & Maintenance Safety Silver Tue, 21 Mar 2017 14:00:00 +0000 146561 at deepreal/iStock/Thinkstock 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="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bonding & Grounding Design NEC Ops & Maintenance Silver Tue, 21 Mar 2017 14:00:00 +0000 146571 at cookie_cutter/iStock/Thinkstock Fine-Tuning the 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="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Energy Efficiency Lighting & Control Contractor Power Quality Silver Mon, 20 Mar 2017 21:00:00 +0000 146441 at Stumped by the 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="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Q&A Design Silver Mon, 20 Mar 2017 21:00:00 +0000 146401 at DOE Releases New Resource on the Effects of 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="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Lighting & Control Fri, 17 Mar 2017 14:23:00 +0000 146361 at Thinkstock DOE Reports on 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="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Lighting & Control Tue, 07 Mar 2017 20:02:00 +0000 146021 at DOE