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Five considerations to help maintain safe light levels, meet energy efficiency codes, and reduce costs when retrofitting your exterior lighting system.


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Five considerations to help maintain safe light levels, meet energy efficiency codes, and reduce costs when retrofitting your exterior lighting system.

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Exterior Lighting Retrofits

Five considerations to help maintain safe light levels, meet energy efficiency codes, and reduce costs when retrofitting your exterior lighting system.

Facility Executive: February 2021 Issue

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 Receives Trusted Warranty Approval

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.

How To Design Circadian-effective Lighting For Schools, Hospitals

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.

AI Gains Traction In Commercial Buildings

Facility management increasingly sees the benefits of artificial intelligence implementation throughout building operations.

LSI Launches CGC Parking Garage Fixture

The CGC commercial LED fixture for parking garage and various canopy applications is suitable for both new and retrofit construction projects.

DOE Recognizes State of Maryland For Energy Efficiency Leadership

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.

Aramark Global HQ Receives LEED Silver Certification

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.

New 365DisInFx Technology From GE Current Targets Airborne Viruses

GE Current's latest patent pending technology, 365DisInFx, targets the inactivation of airborne viruses with lighting that is always on.

LED Lighting Upgrade Will Save Manufacturer $150K Per Year

The retrofit will improve light levels at WernerCo’s 500,000-square-foot facility and lower the Midwest location’s lighting bill by 60%

Signify’s UV-C Light Sources Effective In Inactivating COVID-19 Virus

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.

Collaboration Addresses Light Pollution

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.

Did You Miss Our “Connected Lighting: Present & Future” Webinar?

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.

LSI Gasoline Canopy Fixture

The Scottsdale SCM luminaire is a highly configurable LED light fixture for gasoline canopy applications.

Simulating Natural Light With LEDs

To enhance visual comfort for building occupants, evaluate color rendering of LED lighting choices.

2020 Facility Executive Readers’ Choice Awards

In this annual survey of Facility Executive readers, votes were cast for product and service suppliers preferred during 2019.

Networked Lighting Controls: Realize The Savings

Beyond energy savings, connected lighting is a pathway to intelligent use of space and better building diagnostics.

Facility Executive: April 2020 Issue

The April 2020 issue features HVAC and COVID-19, anti-drone technology, lighting trends, and more. Plus, our annual Readers' Choice Awards.

Cadiant Dynamic Lighting Experience

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 Architectural Troffer Expansion

Focal Point adds higher lumen output options and 90 CRI to Facetta and Zephyr architectural troffers.

DOE Invests $74M In Building And Construction Technologies

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.

Global Dow Center Earns LEED Silver Certification

Sustainability was at the forefront of the project with green construction and demolition practices employed throughout Dow Chemical Company's new Midland, MI headquarters. 

Grant Will Help Find Best Classroom Environment For Learning

The NSF-funded project will help researchers at Worcester Polytechnic Institute study how factors such as classroom temperature, ventilation, and lighting impact students.

ASHRAE Breaks Ground On Global HQ Renovation Project

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: Guide The Way With Color

Wayfinding through a facility can be enhanced with intentional choices of varied hues.

Lighting Upgrade Will Save Providence College 1M kWh Annually

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 People-First Solution Boosts Comfort, Productivity

Amerlux's new AERUS lighting solution maximizes technological advances in electronics and optics to create better work environments that promote productivity and employee health.

Staying Safe On A Mezzanine

There are various precautions you can take to maintain a safe and secure mezzanine environment, from installing the right equipment to providing comprehensive training.

Empire State Building 102nd Floor Observatory Renovation Completed

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 Expands Linear Lighting Line

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.

Six Tips For A Successful Lighting Retrofit

Designing to code and considering future needs help to minimize obstacles and maximize investment.

Facility Executive | October 2019 Issue

The October 2019 Issue looks at sustainability for buildings and grounds. Plus sensor technology, keeping facility grounds safe, and lighting retrofits.

Fixing The Fish Bowl

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.

Smart Buildings And The IoT

IoT is creating opportunities for information gathering and sharing that will have an astounding impact on the way buildings are managed and operated.

Kleinfeld Bridal Says “Yes” To Amerlux Lighting Retrofit

The NYC bridal shop and reality TV venue for TLC's “Say Yes To The Dress” show upgraded its lighting for better color rendering.

Passive Power Supply Adds CID1 Certification

Dialight announced CID1 Certification for its SafeSite 347V and 480V Passive Power Supply with a lumen range up to 27,000.

eLumigen Rough Service Lamps

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

Canon Canada HQ Earns LEED® Gold Certification

The 180,000-square-foot, five-story building includes elements that encourage collaboration, foster well-being, and promote practices that reduce its carbon footprint.

Signify Launches Lifi System: Trulifi

Rather than using radio signals (WiFi, 4G/5G, Bluetooth, etc.), Trulifi uses light waves to enable reliable, secure two-way wireless communication.

VPX Premium Vapor Tight LED

VPX Industrial Vaporsealed LED Linear is a driverless, seamless, IP68 rated low profile, waterproof solution for harsh environments.

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