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Energy savings in electrical distribution systems
Energy savings in electrical distribution systems

Consider these energy efficiency options for retrofitting existing and designing new buildings’ electrical distribution systems.Read More

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2016 Product of the Year Finalists: Vote for this year's best products
2016 Product of the Year Finalists: Vote for this year's best products

Who will win gold in 2016? Consulting-Specifying Engineer announces the finalists for the 12th annual Product of the Year competition, and readers will have the final word. Cast your votes online... Read More

Designing generator systems
Designing generator systems

When designing generator systems, such as engine-driven generator sets, design engineers must ensure that the generator selection, sizing, and the design of electrical systems are appropriate for the... Read More

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The AquaEdge™ 19XR combines the best of chiller design in one compact unit, with a capacity of up to 3,000 tons. Learn more.
Following selective coordination best practices
Following selective coordination best practices

Design engineers must coordinate electrical systems so that the protective device closest to the fault opens first, and quickly enough, to prevent the upstream devices from tripping.Read More

Commissioning and the technology evolution
Commissioning and the technology evolution

With smarter application and availability of technology to achieve and drive longer-term performance results, commissioning providers (CxPs) are finding themselves at the forefront to learn, coach,... Read More

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Digital Edition
Did you know a digital version of the magazine is released every month? It is easily viewed from your desktop or tablet device. The April issue of Consulting-Specifying Engineer includes stories on Product of the Year and energy savings in electrical distribution systems.
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Electrical Design for Motors with Instructor Ken Lovorn
Learn all of the skills necessary to design branch circuits for motors. This course will cover single and three phase induction motors, elevator motors, fire pumps, and refrigeration motors. Not only will you learn over current and short circuit protection, you will also learn the National Electrical Code (NEC) criteria for sizing conduit and wire for these motors. Register today!
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2016 Fire and Life Safety Study: Seven key findings
Respondents to the Consulting-Specifying Engineer 2016 Fire and Life Safety Study identified seven high-level findings impacting the fire and life safety industry:

  • Building structures

  • Systems specified

  • Systems value

  • Challenges

  • Disciplines

  • Design factors

  • Experience


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    Exact-fit packaged heat pump
    Exact-fit packaged heat pump

    Exact-fit packaged heat pump is an addition to the Champion Direct Replacement rooftop solution... Read More

    Motor control center
    Motor control center

    FlashGard motor control center is an arc-resistant version and is designed to prevent an arc flash... Read More

    Mobile diesel generator
    Mobile diesel generator

    Cat XQ60 mobile diesel generator set is rated at 60 kVA for prime operation and meets Tier 4 Final... Read More

    Multifunction control valves
    Multifunction control valves

    CF multifunction control valves serve as a replacement for conventional mechanical,... Read More

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