Commercial building and facilities management resources for corporate facility executives, building operators and facility managers in all industry and service sectors. Lighting articles below.
Designing to code and considering future needs help to minimize obstacles and maximize investment.
The October 2019 Issue looks at sustainability for buildings and grounds. Plus sensor technology, keeping facility grounds safe, and lighting retrofits.
In keeping with the architecture and engineering firm’s practice of using the latest products, CSHQA solved a small meeting room’s acoustic and lighting issues with Focal Point’s Seem 1 Acoustic system.
IoT is creating opportunities for information gathering and sharing that will have an astounding impact on the way buildings are managed and operated.
The NYC bridal shop and reality TV venue for TLC's “Say Yes To The Dress” show upgraded its lighting for better color rendering.
Dialight announced CID1 Certification for its SafeSite 347V and 480V Passive Power Supply with a lumen range up to 27,000.
eLumigen's new and expanded line of LED Rough Service lamps include 40 watt, 60 watt, 75 watt, and 100 watt equivalent A lamps, PAR30s, and PAR38s
The 180,000-square-foot, five-story building includes elements that encourage collaboration, foster well-being, and promote practices that reduce its carbon footprint.
Rather than using radio signals (WiFi, 4G/5G, Bluetooth, etc.), Trulifi uses light waves to enable reliable, secure two-way wireless communication.
VPX Industrial Vaporsealed LED Linear is a driverless, seamless, IP68 rated low profile, waterproof solution for harsh environments.
A recent study revealed that Seoul Semiconductor’s SunLike Series Natural Spectrum LEDs have beneficial effects on human health and well-being.
The new Parent/Child restroom light from Heads Up Lock Co. offers the same features as existing models, but is geared specifically for viewing in two or more locations.
Osram and Facility Solutions Group (FSG) are joining forces to offer turnkey smart building IoT solutions to the commercial, industrial, and retail industries.
Brighten the outlook of building occupants and reduce lighting costs by bringing natural light inside.
Don’t overlook opportunity for monetary and operational savings through a lighting control system.
Budget, lighting, environments and other challenges to school security—and potential solutions for each.
Blizzards, a burning lake, and dragons (of course) all make an appearance as Game of Thrones takes over the Fountains of Bellagio.
EarthTronics expands its high-efficiency traditional wall pack series with a 12-watt fixture for wide-area commercial and industrial security illumination.
The 480V Step Down Transformer and Battery Scheduling Switch offer greater installation flexibility and expanded connectivity options.
Marysville, East Liberty, and Anna auto manufacturing plants in Ohio, plus a fourth in Greensburg, IN achieved U.S. EPA ENERGY STAR certification for outstanding energy efficiency in 2018.
Amerlux’s Quick-Line is a LED architectural-grade pendant fixture that delivers on the promise of speed, low cost, and high quality.
Richie Stever, director of operations and maintenance, University of Maryland Medical Center, aims high and delivers results.
The TriMax is engineered with connections at the top of the fixture that maintain a hermetic seal when two or more 4’ fixtures are linked together.
The low-profile, lightweight, cloud-based, multi-zone WiFi lighting controller can be managed from a mobile device regardless of location via a free, downloadable app.
Flipping the switch to LED lighting is no longer simply about optimizing energy use: When combined with sensors, controls, and networks, buildings become smart—gaining even greater efficiencies.
EMDCB is a ceiling-mounted solar-powered occupancy sensor (PIR) for Bluetooth lighting control systems communicating via Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE).
The FLEX Series recessed lighting system offers energy efficiency while meeting the needs of architects and lighting designers.
Significant enhancements and powerful integrations deliver safer and smarter building operations.
The first of 55,000 Current by GE Streetlights have been installed in an innovative regional program spanning 11 southern California communities.
Professionally installed window film can help reduce cooling and energy costs, improve comfort for occupants, and eliminate the need for expensive window upgrades.
A new report from the DesignLights Consortium sheds valuable light on retrofit opportunities.
The October 2018 issue features green building, workplace design, zero energy, recycling furniture, and anti-terrorism security. Plus, we celebrate our 30th anniversary.
HIIO is a high quality LED high bay that offers unique and convenient features to fulfill commercial, industrial, and gymnasium lighting needs.
A new report from JLL details nine features that are transforming industrial properties.
The Archilinear series of luminaires brings a new approach to energy-efficient, high-performance pendant, wall-mount, and recessed linear LED lighting for building interiors.
A facility-wide lighting retrofit focused on updating a multi-family property with energy efficiency and occupant safety and comfort in mind.
The August 2018 issue features facility security, including biometrics, school security, and stopping hackers. Plus, HVAC, roofing, restroom maintenance, lighting, and more.
Strada is a sleek, cylindrical LED pendant that can be used individually (Strada solo pendant) or combined to form a continuous row (Strada system) with uniform light distribution suited for a range of interior applications.
A proposed rule on light bulb standards will soon be released. Manufacturers have lobbied for an illegal rollback of strong standards with which they must comply beginning in 2020.
The right balance of daylighting and daylight harvesting strategies can provide health, productivity, and energy saving benefits: Here’s how to get the most out of your facility’s automated shading system.