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Solid Case for "Before" and "After" Site Focus

Posted by Robert White, IALD, IES, IC

Jul 6, 2018 2:35:28 PM

Site Focus Phase is Vital to Project's Success and Client Satisfaction

The Construction Administration (CA) and Site Focus Phase of a project is an important part of our scope. In that much of what we do involves some form of accent/adjustable lighting, it is critical that lighting designers are responsible for aiming lights at the end of a project's construction phase.

The following are some before site focus and after site focus images to better convey the importance of aiming at the end of a project's construction.

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Topics: Architectural Lighting Design, LED Lighting

7 Ways to Reduce Your Building’s Water Consumption

Posted by Peter Basso Associates, Inc.

Jun 8, 2018 1:30:00 PM

Mechanical, Electrical and Plumbing (MEP) Engineering for Water Conservation

Facilities such as schools, hotels, retail stores, office buildings, and hospitals represent roughly 17% of publicly supplied water use.

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Topics: Plumbing, LEED

Illuminart Integrates LEDs Into Trinity Lutheran Church

Posted by Camille Thompson

Apr 3, 2018 10:34:46 AM

 

New Lighting Reduced Maintenance and Energy Use

Illuminart was selected to provide lighting design upgrades to Trinity Lutheran Church in Worcester, MA with the design goal of increasing light levels, improving overall lighting quality, reducing energy use and the maintenance.

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Topics: Architectural Lighting Design, LED Lighting, House of Worship

Lighting Energy Savings From Efficient LEDs to Utility Rebate Programs

Posted by Brienne Willcock, MIES, LC

Feb 16, 2018 2:01:42 PM

PBA is a Trade Ally for both DTE Energy and Consumers Energy

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Topics: Recent News, Office, Tenant Improvements, Architectural Lighting Design, LED Lighting, DTE Energy, lighting design technology, Lighting Controls, Consumers Energy

Illuminart Highlights Team Partnership in Lighting Design Renovation

Posted by Camille Thompson

Feb 2, 2018 11:28:22 AM

Transformative Lighting Design Reinvigorates Novi's Church of the Holy Family

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Topics: Architectural Lighting Design, LED Lighting, Lighting Controls, House of Worship

Tiemeyer Provides Autodesk University 2017 Recap

Posted by Dustin Tiemeyer

Dec 19, 2017 10:01:05 AM

Conference Provides Glimpse into Tech Future of AEC Industry

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Topics: BIM, Technology, 3D Scan, 3D Scanner, AEC, Autodesk Conference

Robert White, IALD, IES, LC Reflects on Decision to 'Go Dark'

Posted by Robert White, IALD, IES, IC

Nov 29, 2017 3:04:28 PM

General Electric Plans to Cut Lighting From its Future

GE and lighting have been synonymous for over 125 years. That is until recently, when GE decided to pull the plug on its storied lighting division, which has been steadily declining in sales for the past several years.

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Topics: Recent News, Architectural Lighting Design, LED Lighting

MEP Consulting Firm, PBA Shares Top 10 Fun Facts about ESOP

Posted by Camille Thompson

Oct 27, 2017 9:44:00 AM

As National Employee Ownership Month comes to a close, PBA proudly reflects on the many benefits it’s incurred as an ESOP organization over these past few decades of service. We’d like to encourage others that are interested in this employee-focused retirement program by providing beneficial information on just how an ESOP works and whether or not it’s the right choice for your company. 

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Topics: MEP Engineering, ESOP

Lighting Calculations Software Tackles Workflow Migration Redundancy

Posted by Carissa Hansen

Aug 7, 2017 12:17:03 PM

Electrical Engineer Hansen, Touches on Software's Holistic BIM Capabilities

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Topics: BIM, Architectural Lighting Design, lighting design technology, CAD

Illuminart Promotes Brienne Willcock, MIES, LC, to Senior Associate

Posted by Camille Thompson

Jun 27, 2017 11:08:25 AM

Willcock, MIES, LC is a recent recipient of Lighting Magazine's Prestigious "40 Under Forty" Award

“We are delighted to recognize Brienne for her hard work and steady concentration on being a leading expert on lighting technology,’ remarked Illuminart principal, Robert M. White, IALD, LC, IESNA. “She is ever helpful in offering support to team members both within Illuminart and the entire PBA team and her focus on being the very best she can be helps elevate everyone’s efforts.”

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Topics: Lighting, Architectural Lighting Design, Promotion, Architectural Lighting Award

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