Color Rendering Index Across a Spectrum of Options
Color Rendering Index Across a Spectrum of Options

Color Rendering Index Across a Spectrum of Options

Posted by Kaiden Douglass on in Engineering

Color rendering is the effect of a light source on the color appearance of objects as compared to the appearance of the same objects under a reference light source. Light sources are rated using the Color Rendering Index (CRI). The CRI can range from 0 to 100, with 0 being the worst quality light and 100 […]

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Aluminum vs. Copper Conductors

Aluminum vs. Copper Conductors

Posted by Hilmi Tannous on in Engineering, Fundamentals

The construction drawings are done, the specifications are complete, and bidding has commenced. A few days before bids are due, however, the contractor suggests replacing copper conductors with aluminum conductors – a suggestion that may be a value-engineering line item, or a qualification item within the bid. But what are the technical aspects of making […]

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208 or 480 Volt Service?

Posted by Joe Weagraff on in Engineering, Fundamentals

Selecting an electrical distribution voltage for a multi­-tenant commercial building is often based on prior lease agreements, previous projects, incomplete information, or intuition. Our research provides guidelines with economic justifications. Each type of service has its advantages. 208V requires less electrical equipment in the Tenant lease space and is therefore less expensive for the Tenant. […]

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208 or 480 Volt Service?

Posted by Joe Weagraff on in Tenant Coordination

Selecting an electrical distribution voltage for a multi­-tenant commercial building is often based on prior lease agreements, previous projects, incomplete information, or intuition. Our research provides guidelines with economic justifications. Each type of service has its advantages. 208V requires less electrical equipment in the Tenant lease space and is therefore less expensive for the Tenant. […]

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Combating Light Pollution

Combating Light Pollution

Posted by Mike Ruff on in Engineering

Light trespass and light pollution are on the front burner of many municipalities in the U.S. due to the perception of wasted energy or impingement upon usage options of neighboring properties. There are new codified ordinances that restrict exterior light levels, pole heights, pole locations, lamp type/wattage, or watts/sq ft. The USGBC offers a Light […]

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