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Updates, changes to NFPA 75 affect data centers
Updates, changes to NFPA 75 affect data centers

The 2016 edition of NFPA 75: Standard for the Fire Protection of Information Technology (IT) Equipment may include changes to the risk assessment approach users of the document must take. Read More

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Designing data center electrical distribution systems
Designing data center electrical distribution systems

Designing efficient and reliable data center electrical systems requires looking through the eyes of the electrical engineer—and the owner.Read More

Mitigating arc flash hazards
Mitigating arc flash hazards

Engineers should know about selecting the appropriate risk-reducing strategies to help their clients ensure compliance with NEC, NFPA 70E, and OSHA.Read More

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Integrating commercial buildings, utilities with the Smart Grid
Integrating commercial buildings, utilities with the Smart Grid

Knowing where and how much power is needed allows the Smart Grid to adjust power distribution in real time. The agility of matching power demand with power production minimizes the amount of power... Read More

Circuit protection in facilities
Circuit protection in facilities

Circuit protection, as defined by NFPA 70, can be interpreted in many ways. Understand the codes and standards to create a circuit protection protocol that can be followed in all buildings. Read More

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Wireless sensor unit for lighting
Wireless sensor unit for lighting

The wireless sensor unit provides full digital passive infrared, light level, and temperature... Read More

Transformer-free uninterruptible power supply
Transformer-free uninterruptible power supply

The Liebert eXL 1200 kVA/kW UPS can be used in colocation facilities and large enterprise data... Read More

Low emission generator
Low emission generator

QAS 25 generator has Tier 4 emission levels. It can be used in oil and gas and construction... Read More

Aspirating smoke detectors
Aspirating smoke detectors

The FAAST XT aspirating smoke detectors can detect particulate up to 0.00046%/ft obscuration, and... Read More

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