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Projects with notable energy savings will receive awards from the LEEP campaign and will be profiled on the site. The deadline for submitting project information is November 30, 2013. Results and awards will be announced on February 2014.
The development of daylighting metrics has been the subject of considerable effort and debate, but no widely accepted metric has emerged to help recognize well-daylit buildings. Although simulation software exists to assist in daylight analysis, these programs are often overly complex and involve a high level of expertise. On the other hand, rule-of-thumb approaches that are often used to aid in the decision making process are based on overly simplified assumptions.
The continued uptick in construction activity, while slow, seems steady, but nonresidential construction is not faring as well. Advance data for the second quarter of 2012 indicates an almost 4% drop on an annualized basis, in part because of a significant decline in publicly funded infrastructure investment. However, commercial construction is growing slowly.
For the fourth consecutive year, TFM is conducting a survey of its readership about lighting.
How can the most suitable lighting for mechanical rooms be determined?
This web exclusive looks at five common areas where preventive maintenance can make the difference between a smoothly running facility and a disaster.
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The Bottom Line — A hypothetical facility switches to LED lighting and saves $216,268 over the lifetime of the LED fixture
Some 500 million T12 fluorescent tubes are still being illuminated in U.S. buildings every day. That will start to change on July 1, 2012, however, when commonly used T12s will no longer be manufactured in—or imported to— the United States.
A 2007 federal law calls for manufacturers to cease making these products beginning January 1, 2012.
The fixtures can malfunction and fail to illuminate in the event of a power outage. This could result in a failure to provide adequate lighting to guide building occupants to an exit in the event of an emergency.
SYLVANIA is now an Authorized Service Center Subcontractor for Lutron, performing services related to system start-up, programming, and more.
The sign company headquartered in Moorestown, NJ has introduced a new division, focused on signage and lighting services.
Larson Electronics has introduced a new product to its line of explosion proof and hazardous location drop lights.
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This web exclusive comes from Paula D. Ziegenbein, LC, LEED AP, Application Marketing Manager, OSRAM SYLVANIA.
This Web Exclusive comes from Lisa Brosseau, ScD, CIH, Associate Professor, University of Minnesota School of Public Health, Division of Environmental Health Sciences.