Tag: lighting

Lighting or illumination is the deliberate use of light to achieve a practical or aesthetic effect. Lighting includes the use of both artificial light sources like lamps and light fixtures, as well as natural illumination by capturing daylight. Daylighting (using windows, skylights, or light shelves) is sometimes used as the main source of light during daytime in buildings. This can save energy in place of using artificial lighting, which represents a major component of energy consumption in buildings. Proper lighting can enhance task performance, improve the appearance of an area, or have positive psychological effects on occupants.

A Healthy Outlook

A Healthy Outlook

It’s no secret that healthcare facilities are among the most energy-intensive building environments. They operate on an around-the-clock lifecycle and must adhere to strict regulations. Today’s hospitals are under tremendous pressure to serve growing patient populations with shrinking budgets, and facilities staff are responsible for the difficult task of maintaining

Trane Facility in Pueblo Celebrates 30-year Anniversary

Trane Facility in Pueblo Celebrates 30-year Anniversary

Company recognized three employees who have been part of the Trane team since first day of operations

Trane®, a leading global provider of indoor comfort solutions and services and a brand of Ingersoll Rand, celebrated its 30-year anniversary at the commercial heating, ventilating and air-conditioning (HVAC) location in the Pueblo.

During the

A Tale of Towering Power

A Tale of Towering Power

Through his invention of the light bulb, Edison changed the world with a safer, brighter illumination. But it wasn’t long before incandescents—tungsten filament and gas-filled bulbs—surpassed the fragile carbons as the growing number of automobiles demanded better roads and better outdoor street lighting.

Pumps Operations in the Building Envelope

Pumps Operations in the Building Envelope

Water flows downhill. Nothing could be more simple. Getting water to the top floor of an urban skyscraper is a bit more difficult. Mere gravity flow or even accumulated static pressure head aren’t sufficient to accomplish this task. Pumps are obviously needed. But what kinds of pumps are used in

Industry Announcements

Industry Announcements

Read the latest industry news in the field of energy management and controls, efficient lighting and HVAC systems, retrofits and upgrades, onsite power generation (both prime and standby), renewables, and energy storage.

The New CAT® PM820, PM822, AND PM825

The New CAT® PM820, PM822, AND PM825

The new Cat® PM820, PM822, and PM825 Cold Planers are designed to be highly productive, highly maneuverable, half-lane milling machines capable of controlled full-depth removal of asphalt and concrete pavements in a single pass. Operating weights for the new models range from 36 130 to 37 500 kg (79,630 to 82,650

Innovations in Smart Window Coverings

Innovations in Smart Window Coverings

Prior to the fourth century A.D., windows were typically holes in walls, usually covered with animal hides, cloth, wood, or shutters. In some places, translucent animal horns, thin slices of marble, or even paper were set in frameworks of wood, iron, or lead.

Reader Profile: Todd Johnson

Reader Profile: Todd Johnson

A COMMON THREAD runs through Todd Johnson’s two jobs as a police officer and an excavator: the precision needed to properly execute the demands of both lines of work. Johnson is vice president of Geo Precision, an excavation contracting company in Winterville, NC, owned by his wife Candace and servicing

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