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FM Alert: Proposed Facility Smart Grid Model Standard Open for Public Review

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ASHRAE/NEMA Standard 201P, Facility Smart Grid Information Model, would provide a common basis for electrical energy consumers to describe, manage and communicate about electrical energy consumptions and forecasts.

2013 Trends Recap

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A look at the topics covered over the past year provides a peek into what will be top of mind in 2014.

CFL Safety Issues An Urban Myth, Says NLB

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In some cases, the ballast’s plastic housing can melt slightly where the glass coil connects to the ballast, the Green Guide states, noting that this “is simply a sign that the heat is escaping as intended in the design of the bulb.”

Missed the Lighting Codes and Controls Webinar?

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Presented by TFM and NEMA’s enLIGHTen America Initiative, this February 14 webinar focused on energy and green codes for lighting controls. Three experts from NEMA member companies discussed technologies and strategies, how the codes figure in, and the results that can be achieved.

NLB Reports Jump In NEMA Lighting Systems Index

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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.