CLTC Guide Highlights High-Efficacy Residential Lighting

The California Lighting Technology Center (CLTC) at the University of California, Davis, published a report that provides a useful guide to specifications and design of lighting systems for energy-efficient homes. Content Classification: ...read more From: Electrical Construction & Maintenance (EC&M) Magazine     

CALiPER Application Report Finds Halogen MR16s Still Hard to Replace

DOE researchers examined 27 LED MR16 lamps and found that although initial performance of LED MR16s has improved, the products on the market still don't match the lumen output or center beam intensity of typical 50W halogen MR16 lamps. read more ...read more From: Electrical Construction & Maintenance (EC&M) Magazine     

HGST says filling HDDs with helium makes them more reliable

The company promises Utrastar He6 and He8 drives will last for 2.5 million hours ...read more From: datacenterdynamics.com - DCIM    

COBO group aims to push optics inside servers

Led by Microsoft, COBO seeks to move optical modules to save energy and bandwidth ...read more From: datacenterdynamics.com - critical cooling    

NEMA Publishes White Paper on the Impact of UL Adoption of IEC Standard 61800-5-1

The National Electrical Manufacturers Association has published a new white paper, “New UL Variable Frequency Drive Standard and Its Effects on Unit Short Circuit Rating." read more ...read more From: Electrical Construction & Maintenance (EC&M) Magazine     

CLTC Guide Highlights High-Efficacy Residential Lighting

March 24th, 2015 by

The California Lighting Technology Center (CLTC) at the University of California, Davis, published a report that provides a useful guide to specifications and design of lighting systems for energy-efficient homes. Content Classification: ...read more From: Electrical Construction & Maintenance (EC&M) Magazine     

CALiPER Application Report Finds Halogen MR16s Still Hard to Replace

March 24th, 2015 by

DOE researchers examined 27 LED MR16 lamps and found that although initial performance of LED MR16s has improved, the products on the market still don't match the lumen output or center beam intensity of typical 50W halogen MR16 lamps. read more ...read more From: Electrical Construction & Maintenance (EC&M) Magazine     

HGST says filling HDDs with helium makes them more reliable

March 24th, 2015 by

The company promises Utrastar He6 and He8 drives will last for 2.5 million hours ...read more From: datacenterdynamics.com - DCIM    

COBO group aims to push optics inside servers

March 24th, 2015 by

Led by Microsoft, COBO seeks to move optical modules to save energy and bandwidth ...read more From: datacenterdynamics.com - critical cooling    

NEMA Publishes White Paper on the Impact of UL Adoption of IEC Standard 61800-5-1

March 24th, 2015 by

The National Electrical Manufacturers Association has published a new white paper, “New UL Variable Frequency Drive Standard and Its Effects on Unit Short Circuit Rating." read more ...read more From: Electrical Construction & Maintenance (EC&M) Magazine     

Missouri legislature approves data center tax breaks

March 24th, 2015 by

Similar bill vetoed by governor last year ...read more From: datacenterdynamics.com - modular data center    

FLIR TG165 Imaging IR Thermometer

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Construction Put In Place to Grow 8 Percent in 2015

March 24th, 2015 by

Total construction put in place for 2015 is predicted to grow 8 percent according to the latest report from FMI. Content Classification: ...read more From: Electrical Construction & Maintenance (EC&M) Magazine     

Live to Test Another Day, Part 2

March 24th, 2015 by

Obviously, not all digital multimeters (DMMs) are the same. The wide range of prices tells us that. read more ...read more From: Electrical Construction & Maintenance (EC&M) Magazine     

NEC: Identification Requirements for Branch Circuits, Part 3

March 24th, 2015 by

When installing an equipment grounding conductor (EGC), you must ensure you identify it per Sec. 250.119 [210.5(B)]. read more ...read more From: Electrical Construction & Maintenance (EC&M) Magazine