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Assessing replacement of electrical systems
Assessing replacement of electrical systems

Replacement of electrical systems is a study of economics and risk. Factors including age, safety, reliability, efficiency, and energy costs must be weighed in conjunction with replacement costs and liability risk to formulate and prioritize upgrade plans. A comprehensive cost-benefit analysis study for each...Read More

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Understanding the fan-efficiency rules
Understanding the fan-efficiency rules

Fan efficiency is critical in HVAC and process air systems. The new proposed Department of Energy standard will drive changes in how engineers design air systems to minimize fan energy.Read More

Paralleling generator systems
Paralleling generator systems

When designing generator systems, electrical engineers must ensure that generators and the building electrical systems that they support are appropriate for the specific application. Whether... Read More

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Operating on medical and hospital projects
Operating on medical and hospital projects

Engineers tasked with working on hospital and medical campuses find themselves tackling unique challenges: evolving technology, increased specialization, and maintaining operations while under... Read More

Specifying drop-out ceilings beneath fire sprinklers
Specifying drop-out ceilings beneath fire sprinklers

Fire protection engineers can specify ceilings beneath fire sprinklers, as identified in NFPA 13. Read More

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Top 5 Consulting-Specifying Engineer Articles, May 15-21: 2017 40 Under 40 winners, part-load efficiency, parallel generator systems, 2017 Product of the Year, and NFPA 13
Top 5 Consulting-Specifying Engineer Articles, May 15-21: 2017 40 Under 40 winners, part-load efficiency, parallel generator systems, 2017 Product of the Year, and NFPA 13

Articles about 2017 40 Under 40 winners, part-load efficiency, parallel generator systems, 2017... Read More

Top 5 Consulting-Specifying Engineer Articles, April 24-30: Standby generator systems, MEP design, NFPA 101, HVAC for hospitals, BIM for project coordination
Top 5 Consulting-Specifying Engineer Articles, April 24-30: Standby generator systems, MEP design, NFPA 101, HVAC for hospitals, BIM for project coordination

Articles about standby generator systems, MEP design for MRI suites, NFPA 101 in mission critical... Read More

Desiccant dehumidification system
Desiccant dehumidification system

Ascendant, a conventional cooling active desiccant dehumidification system, delivers and controls... Read More

Selective coordination designer tool
Selective coordination designer tool

The Selective Coordination Designer v1.0 for consultants and application engineers helps simplify... Read More

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