Understanding Hazardous Zones: Zone 0 Zone 1 Zone 2

In the world of hazardous locations, safety is of utmost importance. To categorize and manage potential risks, the hazardous area classification system divides these locations into different zones, depending on the presence of flammable or combustible substances. The three most commonly referred zones are Zone 0, Zone 1, and Zone 2, which provide a basis … Read more

MIE: Minimum Ignition Energy

Minimum Ignition Energy (MIE) is a significant safety characteristic in the field of explosion protection and prevention. MIE determines the ignition capability of fuel-air mixtures, where the fuel could be combustible vapor, gas, or dust. Having a clear understanding of MIE is essential for industries that handle and process flammable materials, as it helps assess … Read more

Solar Energy Advantages and Disadvantages

Why should I invest in solar energy? What is in it for me? Is solar energy a perfect option? What about its faults? These questions would be clearly explained through the course of this post. Let’s start with the basics of solar energy. you could also download the PDF file here solar energy advantages and … Read more

Light distribution types to guide solar streetlights design

The IESNA (Illuminating Engineering Society of North America) has defined various light distribution types. Light fixtures are designed to fall under one of the types defined, and lighting designers use this a guideline when selecting lighting for a particular area. Incorrectly selecting light fixtures can result in glare and light trespass into unwanted areas, such … Read more

Public Bathrooms vs Private Bathrooms: Comparing Hygiene and Privacy Concerns

Public and private bathrooms serve fundamentally different purposes and cater to unique sets of needs. When comparing the two, several factors come into play, including design, functionality, and user experience. Public bathrooms are typically found in commercial or communal spaces and are designed to accommodate a large volume of people. They often have multiple stalls, … Read more