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Tying a microgrid to the smart grid
Tying a microgrid to the smart grid

Building owners frequently integrate the utility's smart grid into their buildings to reduce electricity use and increase energy efficiency. Microgrids can further lower costs and raise reliability for owners and the surrounding communities.Read More

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Five steps to success with ASHRAE 90.1
Five steps to success with ASHRAE 90.1

ASHRAE Standard 90.1: Energy Standard for Buildings Except Low-Rise Residential Buildings is one of the main drivers used in any building design. Read the top five best practices for engineers to... Read More

Understanding the impact of IECC updates on lighting controls
Understanding the impact of IECC updates on lighting controls

The International Energy Conservation Code (IECC) is revised periodically to stay up-to-date on current technology and practices. Interior lighting plays an impactful role in the electricity usage of... Read More

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Nominate Your Firm to the 2017 MEP Giants
Is your engineering firm among the top in the nation? The MEP Giants program lists the top 100 mechanical, electrical, plumbing (MEP), and fire protection engineering firms in the United States. Nominations for the 2017 MEP Giants program are now open!
Click here to complete your firm’s nomination.
Integrated design solutions to improve energy efficiency
Integrated design solutions to improve energy efficiency

To resolve the issue of improving efficiency while making projects more cost-effective, disciplines must work together toward integrated design solutions.Read More

How to become an expert communicator
How to become an expert communicator

Having proper and effective communication skills—oral and written—are vital to career development. Read More

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2017 40 Under 40 nominations extended
Nominations are now being accepted for the 2017 40 Under 40 awards program. Nominations are due Feb. 3, 2017, and supporting materials are due Feb. 10, 2017. Nominate a junior team member today!
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Critical power: Backup, standby, and emergency power in mission critical facilities
Presenters Kenneth Kutsmeda and Scott Kesler will explain how when utility power is interrupted, standby power system failure is not an option for mission critical facilities. Mission critical facilities, such as hospitals, data centers, and other highly critical buildings, must remain operational. Thursday, February 16, 2017 at 11 a.m. PT/1 p.m. CT/2 p.m. ET
Sponsored by: ASCO and Cummins. Learn more.
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Building Automation
Learn how to design the integrated, high performance buildings of the future by spending five weeks with industry expert Ron Bernstein. You will learn building code standards and ASHRAE Guideline 13: Specifying Building Automation System.
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Top 5 Consulting-Specifying Engineer Articles, June 12 to June 18: paralleling generator systems, BIM project coordination, data centers, BACnet
Top 5 Consulting-Specifying Engineer Articles, June 12 to June 18: paralleling generator systems, BIM project coordination, data centers, BACnet

Articles about paralleling generator systems, BIM project coordination, data centers, and BACnet... Read More

2017 Product of the Year Finalists: Vote for this year's best products
2017 Product of the Year Finalists: Vote for this year's best products

Who will win gold in 2017? Consulting-Specifying Engineer announces the finalists for this year's... Read More

Rooftop-unit economizer
Rooftop-unit economizer

The Outside Air Optimization (OAO) Kit uses the power of cloud-based predictive analytics to create... Read More

Touchscreen HVAC systems controller
Touchscreen HVAC systems controller

The AAON Touchscreen Controller is an economical HVAC unit control solution for energy-savings... Read More

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