Lighting & Control http://ecmweb.com/taxonomy/term/6613/more en LEDucation 9 Field Report http://ecmweb.com/lighting-control/leducation-9-field-report <div class="node-body article-body">Held on March 5th and 6th at the Sheraton New York Times Square hotel, the 9th Annual LEDucation conference, hosted by the Designers Lighting Forum of New York (DLFNY), with the support of the Illuminating Engineering Society of North America (IESNA), attracted thousands of designers, engineers, educators, contractors, and manufacturers in a 2-day format. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/lighting-control/leducation-9-field-report" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/lighting-control/leducation-9-field-report#comments Lighting & Control Contractor Silver Mon, 18 May 2015 13:55:00 +0000 117461 at http://ecmweb.com IES Establishes Committee for Resilient Lighting http://ecmweb.com/lighting-control/ies-establishes-committee-resilient-lighting <div class="node-body article-body">The Illuminating Engineering Society of North America (IES) announced that it has established a new committee for resilient lighting to do research, develop consensus of best practices, write standards documents and educate the profession on lighting equipment and recommended practices for lighting that must survive and perform during and after adverse events such as storms and earthquakes. The IES is also seeking members for this Committee.</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/ies-establishes-committee-resilient-lighting" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/lighting-control/ies-establishes-committee-resilient-lighting#comments Lighting & Control Around the Circuit Wed, 13 May 2015 15:03:00 +0000 117201 at http://ecmweb.com Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images TALQ Issues White Papers on Outdoor Lighting Software Interfaces http://ecmweb.com/lighting-control/talq-issues-white-papers-outdoor-lighting-software-interfaces <div class="node-body article-body">Two white papers on overall TALQ specifications and transaction management aimed at standardizing lighting control interfaces.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/lighting-control/talq-issues-white-papers-outdoor-lighting-software-interfaces" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/lighting-control/talq-issues-white-papers-outdoor-lighting-software-interfaces#comments Lighting & Control News Tue, 05 May 2015 14:37:00 +0000 114011 at http://ecmweb.com David McNew / Getty Images Uncovering the Cost Benefits of a Good Lighting Circuit Design http://ecmweb.com/lighting-control/uncovering-cost-benefits-good-lighting-circuit-design <div class="node-body article-body">Iterative voltage drop calculations are some of the most tedious and time-consuming components of an electrical design process.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/lighting-control/uncovering-cost-benefits-good-lighting-circuit-design" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/lighting-control/uncovering-cost-benefits-good-lighting-circuit-design#comments Lighting & Control Silver Mon, 20 Apr 2015 20:59:00 +0000 114371 at http://ecmweb.com LEDs Still a Mystery to Many Contractors http://ecmweb.com/lighting-control/leds-still-mystery-many-contractors <div class="node-body article-body">Held up as one of the proven, readily deployable technologies that could put a big dent in global energy consumption over time, LED lighting products are drawing the interest of ever more electrical contractors looking for avenues into the lucrative and growing energy-efficiency market.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/lighting-control/leds-still-mystery-many-contractors" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/lighting-control/leds-still-mystery-many-contractors#comments Lighting & Control Contractor Silver Mon, 20 Apr 2015 20:45:00 +0000 114351 at http://ecmweb.com The Strange and Mysterious World of LEDs http://ecmweb.com/blog/strange-and-mysterious-world-leds <div class="node-body blog-body">One thing has become quite clear to me recently. There’s still a lot of confusion out there on the LED front among the rank and file of electrical designers, maintenance personnel, and electrical contractors.</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/strange-and-mysterious-world-leds" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/blog/strange-and-mysterious-world-leds#comments Lighting & Control Contractor Silver Industry Viewpoint Mon, 20 Apr 2015 16:09:00 +0000 114261 at http://ecmweb.com A Look at the Future of Lighting http://ecmweb.com/lighting-control/look-future-lighting <div class="node-body article-body">The lighting industry is in the midst of a major transformation, resulting from the U.S. government’s push for energy savings. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/lighting-control/look-future-lighting" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/lighting-control/look-future-lighting#comments Lighting & Control Contractor Silver Mon, 20 Apr 2015 15:31:00 +0000 114301 at http://ecmweb.com Watt’s Going on in That Circuit? http://ecmweb.com/electrical-testing/watt-s-going-circuit <div class="node-body article-body">Using the simple E x I watt calculation will help you make informed decisions about lamping replacements and other upgrades.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/electrical-testing/watt-s-going-circuit" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/electrical-testing/watt-s-going-circuit#comments Electrical Testing Electrical Calculations Lighting & Control Thu, 16 Apr 2015 19:50:00 +0000 114221 at http://ecmweb.com Honolulu Electrical Contractor Must Pay Workers $1.2M in Back Wages http://ecmweb.com/news/honolulu-electrical-contractor-must-pay-workers-12m-back-wages <div class="node-body article-body">Lighting Services, Inc., must pay 38 electricians and technicians more than $1.2 million in back wages and is barred from doing work for the federal government for three years. </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/news/honolulu-electrical-contractor-must-pay-workers-12m-back-wages" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/news/honolulu-electrical-contractor-must-pay-workers-12m-back-wages#comments Lighting & Control News Tue, 07 Apr 2015 21:43:00 +0000 113461 at http://ecmweb.com George Marks / Hulton Archive NEMA Publishes Standard for Roadway and Area Lighting http://ecmweb.com/lighting-control/nema-publishes-standard-roadway-and-area-lighting <div class="node-body article-body"><p>The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA), Rosslyn, Va., introduced its new American National Standard for Roadway and Area Lighting Equipment&mdash;Elliptically Shaped, Enclosed Side-mounted Luminaires (ANSI C136.14-2014).</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/lighting-control/nema-publishes-standard-roadway-and-area-lighting" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/lighting-control/nema-publishes-standard-roadway-and-area-lighting#comments Lighting & Control Around the Circuit Tue, 24 Mar 2015 22:55:00 +0000 111651 at http://ecmweb.com Image courtesy of GE Lighting