The Salk Institute for Biological Studies desired to retrofit their outdated and inefficient lighting, without compromising the space's original architecture or interfering with ongoing research. Completed in 1965, the institute is now a designated historical site. The founder's vision included open, clean laboratory interiors that would complement the facility's location, encouraging the creativity and open-mindedness necessary for a top flight research institute.
Most articles about Rutgers alum are very scarlet-but this one is decidedly green. When it comes to conserving energy in New Jersey, Bernie Erickson RC'80 is second to none. It would be impossible to know how many miles Erickson has logged in the name of energy conservation. He has worked on buildings, bridges, boats, and just about anything that needs more efficient systems.
Every September, EC&M unveils the highly anticipated Top 50 electrical contractors list, ranked specifically by electrical and datacom revenue. Reaching the highest number in years with a combined total of $21.8 billion in 2014, this year's group surpassed that number with $22.8 billion for 2015.
Digital signage is the most visible part of the digital AV landscape in public spaces, at institutions and in corporate offices. That’s one reason signage is a rapidly growing part of the AV systems design and integration business. New installations, as well as those involving significant upgrades, now include both customer- and employee-facing displays. As technology and communication managers are aware, there’s more to digital signage than just the physical displays and media players for content distribution. What additional services can you render to corporate clients to ensure that their digital signage project is a success?
Electrical Wholesaling’s annual survey of the Top 200 electrical distributors always offers one of the electrical market’s best spot checks on the economic health of the industry at mid-year. And as you might expect in a year where business prospects vary so wildly from metro-to-metro and niche-to-niche, one’s sense of the market climate will depend on with whom you speak.
As crews installed the 30,000th energy efficient L.E.D. (light emitting diode) streetlight fixture of a planned 50,000 units in Hempstead Town, Supervisor Anthony J. Santino detailed energy cost savings associated with the major project. At the same time, Santino "illuminated" residents on the expansion of planet friendly/cost saving the initiative to include the conversion of 17,000 interior light fixtures at town facilities. Joining the Supervisor at a press briefing on Hamilton Avenue in Island Park was Councilman Anthony D'Esposito, along with Ricky Tripodo of Facility Solutions Group (FSG), a private sector partner that is converting streetlight elements in tandem with town work crews.
TED MAGAZINE - We're catching up with our previous "30 Under 35" winners to see where they are now and how their perspective has changed since being named one of the rising stars of the electrical industry. Today, we talk with Bobby Graham, a 2013 honoree.
FSG Deploys Technologically Advanced Lighting Systems at Newark’s Liberty International Airport (Austin Texas, Perth Amboy New Jersey – 18 Feb, 2014)