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Data centers are pivotal parts of any critical organization. Being offline for even a minute can result in a disaster with irreparable consequences. To ensure 100 percent uptime for all of its customers, Involta recently installed an all-copper grounding system at its newest data center.

Lighting industry experts from Lutron Electronics, the leader in energy-saving, wireless lighting and shade control, have created a technical whitepaper on TLED (Tubular Lighting Emitting Diodes) Lighting Scenarios for Retrofit Application. The paper will help facility managers and lighting professionals successfully select and install an appropriate TLED solution to retrofit existing fluorescent fixtures.

The United States Fire Administration (USFA) recently reported that 23,900 home fires involved some type of electrical failure or malfunction in 2014. Those fires resulted in 325 deaths, 925 injuries, and nearly a billion dollars in direct property damage. Astoundingly, more than 50% of these fires could have been prevented by the use of arc-fault circuit interrupters (AFCIs), according to the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC).

DURHAM, N.C., Aug. 2, 2016 – Reston Hospital Center, a leading acute-care and surgical facility in Reston, Va., selected LED lighting by Cree, Inc. (Nasdaq: CREE) to replace the outdated metal halide light fixtures in its parking garage. Cree’s industry-leading IG Series parking luminaires are already generating positive results, delivering better light quality for an improved user experience, including greater feelings of safety, security and comfort for patients, visitors and staff.

The High Performance Building (HPB) landscape is moving beyond simply "green" to encompass a broader range of attributes, such as healthy, productive, and even "resilient"—reflecting a growing attention to the status of the building occupant, not just the building itself.

An effective operational process is accomplished through an efficient work flow, beginning at pre-construction through the completed construction phase of a project.

The key to generating profits that result in sustainable business growth is a comprehensive process of full-cycle job costing, accomplished by closing the communications gap between estimating and project management.

A huge segment of buildings and facilities are not utilizing the right equipment mix for their temporary power needs. Generator Docking Stations are recently developed products that fulfill the needs of this group.