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December 24, 2019 | Volume No. 12 Subscribe
Get Smart About a Better Building Occupant Experience
The relationship between commercial property developers and their tenants is evolving. Across the country, there is a growing trend toward building systems that create more value for real estate developers, building owners, property managers, and occupants alike.

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NEMA Section Covers Spectrum
Members of the Transportation Management Systems and Associated Control Devices Section braved Washington, D.C., traffic to visit the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT), Capitol Hill, and three counterpart organizations recently.

Confidence Holds Steady in Current Conditions Reading as Optimism for Future Builds
In the wake of the vast majority of panel members’ reporting unchanged conditions, the December current conditions component narrowed to 50 points after hitting 58.8 last month.

Endnotes from the President | Kevin J. Cosgriff
The electricity sector may account for only 2 percent of U.S. GDP, but the other 98 percent of the economy depends on it virtually 100 percent of the time. Behind the electronics and electrical products that power modern life are essential—but largely out-of-sight—building infrastructure technologies. Said differently: “What’s behind your walls?”

Innovation and Technology Drive Proposed Changes to International Energy Conservation Code
Energy conservation, efficiency, and sustainability have become fundamental considerations in the building environment.

Structured Cabling for Data Communications
Whether you’re an engineer, installer, consultant, or network designer, you might have multiple questions regarding cabling infrastructure and management. For instance: “What type of cable should I be using?”

NEMA Rated Enclosures
The new line of NEMA-rated enclosures from Transtector are engineered for use in a variety of applications ranging from housing Wireless/Wi-Fi to Security/Surveillance equipment. Currently over 100 options are available and ready for same-day shipping.

Mexico and Brazil Considering Key Reforms
Mexico aims to reduce the time needed to develop new Standards, while Brazil hopes to reform and expand its regulatory reach and power.

Standard for Portable Batteries Promotes Product Integrity
American National Standard for Portable Primary Cells and Batteries with Aqueous Electrolyte—Safety Standard specifies performance requirements for portable primary batteries with aqueous electrolyte and zinc anode (non-lithium) to ensure their safe operation under normal use and reasonably foreseeable misuse.

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