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What is Daylighting?

What is Daylighting?

Posted by Sarah Douglass on Aug. 01, 2014 in Sustainability, Engineering, Fundamentals

Daylighting is the controlled admission of natural light into a building to reduce electric lighting and save energy. Daylight can enter a space through several architectural elements, including windows, skylights, roof monitors, and clerestories. Each of these elements creates a daylighting zone, which must be controlled with a daylighting responsive lighting control system in order […]

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Breakfast Club: Mega Press

Breakfast Club: Mega Press

Posted by Bob Schneider on Jul. 01, 2014 in Breakfast Club

Slide 1 Mega Press is a new offering from Viega. Slide 2 Viega is a method of joining piping, copper, stainless steel and plastics without solder or glue. Slide 3 It uses hydraulic force to compress the fitting to the pipe and uses an “O” ring to seal the joint.  The contractor buys the crimper […]

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Tank vs. Instant Water Heaters

Tank vs. Instant Water Heaters

Posted by Dan Jackson on Mar. 10, 2014 in Engineering

Sometimes, our clients run into a problem because they don’t have access to hot water for their lavatories. In commercial settings, tenants may be able to access hot water from the landlord, but sometimes this option is not available. If the situation arises where the tenant must provide their own hot water source, our engineers […]

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How to Read Your Electric Meter

How to Read Your Electric Meter

Posted by Steven George on Mar. 04, 2014 in Fundamentals

There are two major benefits to knowing how to read your electric meter. The first benefit is that you’ll be able to save money and energy. If you’re financially conscious, reading your meter every month to compare numbers will help you determine if home improvements you made to your property are producing a return on […]

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TES Engineering Launches New Websites

TES Engineering Launches New Websites

Posted by Joe Weagraff on Jan. 31, 2014 in Culture

Last month, TES Engineering updated its brand with a new look, new logo, and a fresh approach to our markets and services. During our brand launch, we also created two new websites (with our buddies at Studio Graphique) to highlight our expertise and passions. Our top goal when designing the main TES website was to […]

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