Commercial building and facilities management resources for corporate facility executives, building operators and facility managers in all industry and service sectors. Lighting articles below.
Five considerations to help maintain safe light levels, meet energy efficiency codes, and reduce costs when retrofitting your exterior lighting system.
The February 2021 issue looks back at the facility management challenges of 2020, as well as exteriors, cleaning, security and more. Plus, our own office move!
Universal Lighting Technologies is one of the first to be approved by the National Lighting Bureau’s (NLB) Trusted Warranty Evaluation Program, designed to be a validator for companies that reliably stand behind their warranty.
Guidance for designing circadian-effective lighting in K-12 classrooms and hospital patient rooms, while avoiding increased energy use, is now available from the Lighting Research Center at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.
Facility management increasingly sees the benefits of artificial intelligence implementation throughout building operations.
The CGC commercial LED fixture for parking garage and various canopy applications is suitable for both new and retrofit construction projects.
Through the Better Buildings Challenge, the U.S. Department of Energy has recognized Maryland for reducing its energy intensity by 20% over its 9 million-square-foot buildings portfolio.
Located in Philadelphia, the Aramark headquarters includes a wellness center, biophilia rooms, outdoor terraces, and a showcase state-of-the-art dining facility and test kitchen.
GE Current's latest patent pending technology, 365DisInFx, targets the inactivation of airborne viruses with lighting that is always on.
The retrofit will improve light levels at WernerCo’s 500,000-square-foot facility and lower the Midwest location’s lighting bill by 60%
Research from Signify and Boston University show the SARS-CoV-2 virus could no longer be detected after seconds of exposure; company will share its UV-C lighting technology with other lighting companies.
The International Dark-Sky Association (IDA) and the Illuminating Engineering Society (IES) announced a strategic collaboration to address the global issue of light pollution that negatively affects our environment and the human condition.
View this free video webinar and learn the definition of connected lighting, key elements of a modern connected lighting system, technology implementations, regulatory requirements, and more.
The Scottsdale SCM luminaire is a highly configurable LED light fixture for gasoline canopy applications.
To enhance visual comfort for building occupants, evaluate color rendering of LED lighting choices.
In this annual survey of Facility Executive readers, votes were cast for product and service suppliers preferred during 2019.
Beyond energy savings, connected lighting is a pathway to intelligent use of space and better building diagnostics.
The April 2020 issue features HVAC and COVID-19, anti-drone technology, lighting trends, and more. Plus, our annual Readers' Choice Awards.
The Cadiant Dynamic Lighting Experience from Cree Lightig is a daylighting solution that recreates the sensation of natural sunlight and a blue sky in interior spaces.
Focal Point adds higher lumen output options and 90 CRI to Facetta and Zephyr architectural troffers.
The funding will help develop energy-efficient and flexible building technologies, systems, and construction practices to improve the energy performance of the nation’s buildings and electric grid.
Sustainability was at the forefront of the project with green construction and demolition practices employed throughout Dow Chemical Company's new Midland, MI headquarters.
The NSF-funded project will help researchers at Worcester Polytechnic Institute study how factors such as classroom temperature, ventilation, and lighting impact students.
The two-story, 66,700 square-foot building in Peachtree Corners, GA will showcase ASHRAE's best practices and help achieve its vision of a healthy and sustainable environment.
Wayfinding through a facility can be enhanced with intentional choices of varied hues.
The LED lighting and advanced controls retrofit at the Rhode Island college’s library qualified for a $250,000 subsidy through National Grid’s incentive program.
Amerlux's new AERUS lighting solution maximizes technological advances in electronics and optics to create better work environments that promote productivity and employee health.
There are various precautions you can take to maintain a safe and secure mezzanine environment, from installing the right equipment to providing comprehensive training.
The centerpiece of the 102nd Floor renovation was replacing the old windows with 360-degree floor-to-ceiling windows offering unobstructed, panoramic views of the city.
Amerlux’s new Quick-Line Recessed 4" Linear is an architectural-grade LED fixture that delivers on the promise of speed, low cost,and high quality.
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.