Lighting & Control http://ecmweb.com/taxonomy/term/6613/more en 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 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 CLTC Guide Highlights High-Efficacy Residential Lighting http://ecmweb.com/lighting-control/cltc-guide-highlights-high-efficacy-residential-lighting <div class="node-body article-body"><p>The California Lighting Technology Center (CLTC) at the University of California, Davis, published a report that provides a useful guide to specifications and design of lighting systems for energy-efficient homes.</p></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/cltc-guide-highlights-high-efficacy-residential-lighting" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/lighting-control/cltc-guide-highlights-high-efficacy-residential-lighting#comments Lighting & Control Tue, 24 Mar 2015 21:52:00 +0000 111641 at http://ecmweb.com CALiPER Application Report Finds Halogen MR16s Still Hard to Replace http://ecmweb.com/lighting-control/caliper-application-report-finds-halogen-mr16s-still-hard-replace <div class="node-body article-body">DOE researchers examined 27 LED MR16 lamps and found that although initial performance of LED MR16s has improved, the products on the market still don't match the lumen output or center beam intensity of typical 50W halogen MR16 lamps.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/lighting-control/caliper-application-report-finds-halogen-mr16s-still-hard-replace" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/lighting-control/caliper-application-report-finds-halogen-mr16s-still-hard-replace#comments Lighting & Control Tue, 24 Mar 2015 20:24:00 +0000 111631 at http://ecmweb.com Image courtesy of Samsung NEMA Publishes White Paper on the Impact of UL Adoption of IEC Standard 61800-5-1 http://ecmweb.com/lighting-control/nema-publishes-white-paper-impact-ul-adoption-iec-standard-61800-5-1 <div class="node-body article-body">The National Electrical Manufacturers Association has published a new white paper, “New UL Variable Frequency Drive Standard and Its Effects on Unit Short Circuit Rating."</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/lighting-control/nema-publishes-white-paper-impact-ul-adoption-iec-standard-61800-5-1" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/lighting-control/nema-publishes-white-paper-impact-ul-adoption-iec-standard-61800-5-1#comments Lighting & Control News Tue, 24 Mar 2015 17:46:00 +0000 111621 at http://ecmweb.com NEMA Publishes Standard on Vandal Shields for Roadway Luminaires http://ecmweb.com/lighting-control/nema-publishes-standard-vandal-shields-roadway-luminaires <div class="node-body article-body">ANSI C136.34 was developed by ANSI Accredited Standards Committee (ASC) 136, and covers supplementary vandal shields used to protect luminaires and luminaire accessories used for roadway and area lighting. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/lighting-control/nema-publishes-standard-vandal-shields-roadway-luminaires" target="_blank">read more</a></p> 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