Early Education

To be, or not to be: more STEM education funding

While more funding for science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) is certainly needed, we... » more

Changing the narrative

Rethinking ways to attract and retain African-American women in academic engineering — while... » more

Women in engineering: a review of the 2014 literature

SWE’s assessment of the most significant research found in the past year’s social science... » more

Taking BIM to the next level

Electrical engineers are being pushed toward using BIM. » more

What employers want

Learn to balance both your technical and interpersonal skills. » more

Women, minorities in engineering

Both women and minorities face similar challenges in the engineering workplace.  » more

Education practice expands expertise with George Kacan, PreK-12 education leader

CannonDesign’s national PreK-12 practice has built its legacy in partnering with our clients who... » more

Engineering education takes a global approach

An increased appreciation of the value of diversity has helped fuel an emphasis on engineering... » more

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Videos

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Electrical fire pump with emergency generator

In this case study, an onsite generator must provide the secondary source of power for the fire pump. » more

Campus-style distribution with differing voltages

In this arrangement, the fire pump and service entrance voltages are not the same. » more

Stormwater system feeds cooling towers

A university campus in Bundoora, Australia, used a stormwater drainage system to save more than 4 million gallons of water per year.  » more

Health care facility uses water wisely

Sustainable water management allows the Peter Doherty Institute for Infection and Immunity to save water and maintain lavish gardens. » more

Integrating renewable energy into building electrical systems

Electrical engineers should determine whether a building will be connected to the local utility or be independent of the electrical grid.  » more

Webcasts

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Research

Lighting in industrial facilities

The Consulting-Specifying Engineer 2015 Lighting and Lighting... » more

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Arc Flash Safety eGuide

Video: Business management for decision makers

What do engineering managers need to create... » more

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Poll of the Week

When engineering systems in high-performance campus buildings, such as schools or hospitals, what is the most difficult challenge you face? Select one.
Automation and controls
Codes and standards
Electrical and power
Energy efficiency, sustainability
Fire and life safety
HVAC
Lighting, lighting controls


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