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Flexible, sustainable electrical systems
Flexible, sustainable electrical systems

Current building codes and standards allow designers to build flexibility into the electrical system. Read More

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Mitigating data center harmonics
Mitigating data center harmonics

Advances in technology offer harmonics mitigating solutions.Read More

Reconditioning backup batteries—the right way
Reconditioning backup batteries—the right way

Proper backup battery reconditioning methods lead to increased reliability, performance, and savings.Read More

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Specifying a multi-mode UPS in data centers
Specifying a multi-mode UPS in data centers

Engineers should consider lifecycle cost and energy efficiency models for evaluating data center uninterruptable power supply (UPS) systems.Read More

Choosing between 3-pole and 4-pole transfer switches
Choosing between 3-pole and 4-pole transfer switches

The choice between a 3-pole and 4-pole transfer switch depends on whether the emergency power system will be a separately-derived source. Read More

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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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