Network Solutions

Understanding Distance Limits with Multimode Fiber

Understanding Distance Limits with Multimode Fiber

Multimode optical fiber is the most common media choice for both backbone and horizontal distribution within the local area network (LAN) including campuses, buildings, and data centers. Let's take a closer look at the types of multimode fiber options based on bandwidth and distance needs. Read more...

Network Solutions

Modular Plug Terminated Links and the Leviton and Berk-Tek System Warranty

Modular Plug Terminated Links and the Leviton and Berk-Tek System Warranty

At the end of the day, we all want the most efficient and cost-effective calbing options possible – even if it means being untraditional. This is the story of Modular Plug Terminated Links or MPTLs. Read more...

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Deciphering 2018 IECC—Exterior Lighting Controls

Interior commercial areas aren’t the only spaces requiring lighting control. IECC has specific guidelines for how long exterior lighting should be on and what control methods should be used to manage it. Exterior lighting is divided into two types: Read more...

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Deciphering 2018 IECC—Specific Application Controls

Some commercial applications have design and usage requirements that necessitate a unique selection of lighting controls. For such spaces, the IECC energy standard has created requirements to best meet the needs of the area, while still saving energy and supporting IECC’s mission of advancing building efficiency. Read more...

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Deciphering 2018 IECC—Daylight Responsive Controls

One area that hasn’t changed much with the 2018 IECC revision are the sections specifying how daylight harvesting should work in a compliant facility. That’s because Section C405.2.3, Daylight Responsive Controls, was initially added during the 2015 IECC revision, which revolutionized the technologies and techniques required by the energy standard. Read more...

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Deciphering 2018 IECC—Light Reduction Controls

In the IECC standard, two techniques work together to reduce energy usage in most indoor commercial spaces: Interior Manual Lighting Controls (referring to manual control capabilities) and Light Reduction Controls (specifying that those manual controls must be capable of dimming and/or multi-level switching). Read more...

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