Building Types - Mission Critical

Critical power: Selective coordination in health care buildings

Health care facilities, especially hospitals, have more stringent selective coordination... » more

Anti-bacterial line of plugs and connectors

SteriGuard plugs and connectors feature anti-bacterial line of plugs, connectors, and cord sets.  » more

Demystifying IT room protection requirements

Information technology (IT) equipment area/room designs must balance the needs for security,... » more

Your questions answered: Critical power: hospital electrical systems

The Sept. 15, 2016, “Critical Power: Backup power systems” webcast presenters addressed questions... » more

Designing with liquid-immersion cooling systems

Liquid cooling is an option in some data centers. Consider these best practices when looking at... » more

Preventing arc flash in mission critical facilities

To address arc flash problems, we turn to codes and standards. NEC 240.87 is an important leap in... » more

Applying NFPA 75 in data centers

NFPA 75: Standard for the Fire Protection of Information Technology (IT) Equipment covers the... » more

Process simulation and its benefits

Philip Lyman, PhD—director of process simulation at CRB—discusses how a process model, at the right... » more

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Your questions answered: Next-generation lighting: the emergency of PoE for lighting and controls

Your questions answered: Next-generation lighting: the emergency of PoE for lighting and controls » more

Your questions answered: Critical power: hospital electrical systems

The Sept. 15, 2016, “Critical Power: Backup power systems” webcast presenters addressed questions not covered during the live event. » more

Webcast: Fire/life safety: Notification systems

Active fire protection and life safety systems are specified to ensure the safety and well-being of building occupants in case of a fire or other emergency. As in most industries, the safety of people comes first and property...

Critical power webcast: Hospital electrical systems

Register for this webcast on Thursday, Sept. 15, to learn more about specifying electrical distribution systems in hospitals. For example, engineers must account for the facility’s size, flexibility needs, medical equipment and...

Webcast: Next-generation lighting: the emergence of PoE for lighting and controls

Using Power over Ethernet (PoE) not only cuts installation and commissioning costs, but—more importantly—opens the door to endless building integration options that build upon the idea of intelligent or high-performance...

Newswatch: Data Centers

This specialty newsletter focuses on data centers and mission critical facilities, including electrical/power, HVAC, fire suppression, and other engineering topics.

Cannon Design Blog

Your questions answered: LED lighting specifications

Additional information from the July 28 Lighting: LED specifications... » more

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Video: Commissioning in the Real World: A Case Study

A recent commissioning project at the HP... » more

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