Best Practices

Managing Scope-Creep
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Managing Scope-Creep

Limit liability and increase profitability by defining your scope of work. More

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New Title 24 Residential Lighting Design Guide

Following the 2008 Residential Compliance Manual, the California Lighting Technology Center (CLTC), UC Davis has released a supplemental publication—Title 24 Residential Lighting Design Guide. The new publication outlines best practices and lighting designs to aid builders, energy auditors, and lighting designers comply with California's 2008 Title 24 Building Energy Efficiency Standards, which went into effect Jan. 1, 2010. More

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NAED Offers To-Market Best Practices

Aiming to enhance coordination between manufacturers and distributors when introducing new products to market, the National Association of Electrical Distributors (NAED) has developed a set of best practices, detailed in a white paper, that will help improve and expedite the new product introduction process.The paper, "Recommended Best Practices in Planning a Successful Launch," was developed by a task force of distributors and manufacturers and establishes a common industry vocabulary—the first tool to improve channel efficiency and reduce costs. More

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Observations from Practice

Too often clients have old expectations, assuming that we will be able to light the new building the same way we lit the old building, to the same light levels and with the same flexibility. More

ACCULITE
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letter to the editor

The article 'On The Road with Light' presented a detailed review of the three methods for roadway lighting calculations. Not discussed was whether or not roadway lighting is warranted at all, and if warranted, to what degree. RP-8 does not address criteria for 'when' roadway lighting is necessary-the standards only apply to continuous lighting. And what warranting criteria are to be used for 'spot illumination', which applies to many if not most local roads? There are fundamental questions on the circumstances under which roadway lighting is warranted, and these questions deserve careful consideration by public officials and lighting engineers: More

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