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Engineering workable, successful office space
Engineering workable, successful office space

Whether new or retrofit, office buildings can be a challenge for the mechanical, electrical, plumbing (MEP), or fire protection engineer. A team of experienced professionals offers advice on what to expect, and how to come out on top.Read More

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Cx Giants make their mark
Cx Giants make their mark

The 2014 Commissioning Giants had several new entries this year. The 15 firms reported a total of more than $351 million in revenue dedicated to commissioning new buildings or retro-commissioning... Read More

Lighting controls increase energy performance
Lighting controls increase energy performance

Engineers should look at the specific lighting control requirements in the latest versions of ASHRAE Standard 90.1 and IECC and review some best practices and insights on how incorporating lighting... Read More

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Casino selects backup power system
Casino selects backup power system

A 4-MW standby power system backs up life safety equipment, gaming, and security loads for an entertainment venue in the Arizona desert.Read More

Bad bosses, not money, are driving AEC professionals to leave their jobs
Bad bosses, not money, are driving AEC professionals to leave their jobs

According to a new survey conducted by Morrissey Goodale LLC, nearly a quarter (24%) of AEC firm leaders reported that a poor relationship with the boss was the primary reason why their latest key... Read More

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WEBCAST: Critical Power: Selective Coordination
Selective coordination is a means of localizing an overcurrent condition to restrict electrical outages to the affected equipment, circuit, or feeder. In a properly coordinated system, a fault induces operation of the nearest device on the line side of the fault and limits the outage to only the faulted portion of the system.

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Keeping tabs on emerging trends, Part II: Interconnections, revised standards and communication networks
Keeping tabs on emerging trends, Part II: Interconnections, revised standards and communication networks

In part I of this two-part blog, I discussed the introduction of bidirectional power flows on the... Read More

Keeping tabs on emerging technology trends: professional development in the face of emerging trends
Keeping tabs on emerging technology trends: professional development in the face of emerging trends

In a consulting-specifying engineer’s career, one’s focus typically is directed at pragmatic... Read More

Weighing in on the National Electrical Safety Code (NESC)
Weighing in on the National Electrical Safety Code (NESC)

We are currently at the start of an eight-month window for open commentary on the change proposals... Read More

Standards lead to modularity
Standards lead to modularity

Standards develop the framework from which design rules emerge.Read More

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