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Practical resources for electrical engineers who specify lighting and controls

  • A Specifying Engineer's Viewpoint on LED FLAT PANELS

    A Specifying Engineer's Viewpoint on LED FLAT PANELS

    Catherine Hollenshead, P.E., Lighting Assistant Dept. Leader with Estes, McClure & Associates, talks about LED flat panel lighting.

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  • Q&A: Even More Flicker and Dimming Insights

    Mark Cremer, eldoLED Director of OEM Solutions and general controls guru, answers a few practical questions about evaluating products for flicker performance, dimmer compatibility, and more.

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  • Flicker performance in LED lighting_v1.1

    Flicker performance in LED lighting_v1.1

    A stroboscopic effect might be just want you’re shooting for in the discotheque, but probably not anywhere else. The choice of an LED driver can have a direct impact on flicker performance.

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  • Why you need dimming curves

    Why you need dimming curves

    Why does half of a dimmer’s range go virtually unused? And how can you use dimming curves to solve it? This white paper answers both questions.

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  • Q&A: Connecting the Dots on Connected Buildings

    What is a "Connected Building" and what can it do for you? Get the low-down from an expert in the field.

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  • Q & A: The Who, What, and How of CEUs from Acuity Academy

    Free, on-line, CEU-accredited courses approved by numerous professional organizations in the building industry. Brand-agnostic and technology-focused, you just might learn something new.

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  • Back to Basics:  Lighting and Controls Training4:58

    Back to Basics: Lighting and Controls Training

    An introduction to the art and science of light including the scientific properties, the terminologies used, its characteristics and the characteristics of materials that affect how we experience it.

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  • The Realities of Value Engineering

    The Realities of Value Engineering

    With specifications often written long before a project begins, it’s no wonder that an estimated 45 to 60 percent of projects are impacted by VE. Here are 4 tips to stay on track.

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  • Q & A: How can I keep budget changes from derailing the integrity of my spec?

    You’ve worked with your client and developed the perfect lighting and control solution. When the project is bid, you’re told it’s over budget. Now what?

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  • Q & A: T20, CEC, and Life Safety (OH MY)

    Life Safety & Emergency Product Manager, Jon Carter, answers questions about the new Title 20 and CEC regulations relevance to this lighting type.

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  • Custom Lighting: Make sure the beauty isn’t only skin deep.

    Custom Lighting: Make sure the beauty isn’t only skin deep.

    A custom lighting design may not be suited for every job but it’s not out of reach either. In fact, it may be more do-able than you think. Here are some tips.

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  • The Evolving Definition of Retail and Robot - Part Three, Think & Act

    The Evolving Definition of Retail and Robot - Part Three, Think & Act

    What does it mean for a robot to think? In the ‘store as robot’ analogy, the amassing of data in the sensory network initiates a pathway for thinking. This leads us to the sensory network.

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  • The Evolving Definition of Retail and Robot - Part Two

    The Evolving Definition of Retail and Robot - Part Two

    Robot’s sensing abilities pertaining to a physical environment are its abilities to see things, hear different types of broadcasts, and move around objects.

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  • Q&A with a Custom Products Guru: When does a custom fixture make SENSE?

    Custom products guru, Tony Speltz, answers three questions about when custom is the right choice and how to make it a success. A custom-designed fixture isn't for every job but it can make all the dif

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  • FastTrack Tool: Lighting Typicals

    FastTrack Tool: Lighting Typicals

    There's just not enough time in the day to do everything on your plate. Our FastTrack tools can help you accomplish more in less time.

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  • 5 Tips for Meeting Your Project Timelines

    5 Tips for Meeting Your Project Timelines

    Time waits for no one. Managing time can drastically improve your bottom line.

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  • FastTrack Tool: Energy Codes

    FastTrack Tool: Energy Codes

    There's just not enough time in the day to do everything on your plate. Our FastTrack tools can help you accomplish more in less time.

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  • Customer Testimonial: They Felt the Pinch, We Eased the Pain

    Customer Testimonial: They Felt the Pinch, We Eased the Pain

    Find out how Byrd Electric's prayers were answered in a jiffy.

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  • Q&A: Short and sweet – the skinny on nLight® AIR

    Wireless lighting control made simple. Take a breath of nLight AIR with Mike Ratushny, one of our digital lighting network gurus.

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  • Tunable Lighting: 7 Grass Roots Tactics to Get It On the Project

    Tunable Lighting: 7 Grass Roots Tactics to Get It On the Project

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