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Healthy hospital success: Electrical, power, and lighting

With hospital projects, it is imperative that engineers get everything exactly right—after all, the... » more

Healthy hospital success: Codes and standards

With hospital projects, it is imperative that engineers get everything exactly right—after all, the... » more

Modeling building lighting systems

Familiarity with building energy modeling techniques and software is crucial for designing... » more


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Your questions answered: Retrofitting HVAC systems in existing buildings

While the mechanical engineering team has much more control over how HVAC systems are designed and how they fit into the facility for new construction, retrofitting HVAC systems to accommodate existing buildings is considerably... » more

Your questions answered: Vertical Turbine Sump Design

Jimmy Scroggins, technical training expert at Grundfos Pumps Corp. in Lubbock, Texas, tackled unanswered questions from the Oct. 21, 2015, webcast on vertical turbine sump design. » more

BAS education: An Introduction to Designing Building Automation Dashboards, User Interfaces, and Public Kiosks

This education session will discuss the various options, end user requirements, and visualization capabilities of today’s BMS front end interfaces.

Webcast: Improving the design process for selective coordination applications

Selective coordination can be challenging to achieve in electrical distribution systems, and the resulting solution may be oversized and expensive. It is not unusual for engineers to spend countless hours researching various...

BAS education: Specifying Building Automation Systems

Specifying building automation systems, controls, and infrastructure requires detailed knowledge of the requirements of the system coupled with a good understanding of the roles and responsibilities of the contractors, suppliers,...

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Understanding Specifications, Codes and Standards

Code or standard?

What's the difference between a code and a standard? » more

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Video: High Performance Lighting: Lamp Source and...

New lighting technologies and lamp sources are... » more

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When engineering systems in Class A office buildings, what is the most difficult engineering challenge you face? Select one.
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