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A Specifying Engineer’s Viewpoint on THE OUTDOOR LIGHTING DESIGN PROCESS
Catherine Hollenshead, P.E., Lighting Assistant Dept. Leader with Estes, McClure & Associates, talks about the way outdoor lighting design has an impact on a space.
Q & A: A Light in the Dark – Navigating Outdoor Lighting and Controls
Explore the possibilities outdoor lighting and controls have to offer - as well as industry trends - in this interview with one of the category's top experts.
Q&A: Get a Visual on Visual™ Lighting (software, that is)
What tool do you use for design and analysis of lighting projects? Is it easy? Shouldn’t it be? Visual Lighting is. Hear about this tool from one of its developers.
A Specifying Engineer’s Viewpoint on PHOTOMETRIC MODELING
Catherine Hollenshead, P.E., Lighting Assistant Dept. Leader with Estes, McClure & Associates, talks about lighting analysis and modeling.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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?
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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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