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Supplying power for electric fire pumps
Supplying power for electric fire pumps

Power is a key element in ensuring a fire pump works in an emergency situation. This article touches on relevant fire codes and offers best practices to illustrate proper design of power for fire pumps.Read More

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Mitigating harmonics in electrical systems
Mitigating harmonics in electrical systems

Although devices using power electronics can produce distortion in electrical distribution systems, it’s up to the engineer to apply effective solutions to mitigate them.Read More

Criteria for selecting arc flash protection techniques, Part 1
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Engineers must be aware of the causes of arc flash incidents and relevant safety standards before determining the best arc flash mitigation method for a particular facility.Read More

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Integrating power monitoring systems
Integrating power monitoring systems

After determining the power load profile of a commercial building, engineers need to ensure the system is monitored and integrated with the building's other engineered systems. Here a group of... Read More

Selecting energy-efficient transformers
Selecting energy-efficient transformers

Engineers should know the design concepts for selecting and sizing transformers to help achieve energy efficiency.Read More

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Keeping tabs on emerging technology trends: professional development in the face of emerging trends
Keeping tabs on emerging technology trends: professional development in the face of emerging trends

In a consulting-specifying engineer’s career, one’s focus typically is directed at pragmatic... Read More

Weighing in on the National Electrical Safety Code (NESC)
Weighing in on the National Electrical Safety Code (NESC)

We are currently at the start of an eight-month window for open commentary on the change proposals... Read More

Standards lead to modularity
Standards lead to modularity

Standards develop the framework from which design rules emerge.Read More

The role of standards development in grid modernization
The role of standards development in grid modernization

Standards development is playing a big part in the ongoing rollout of the Smart Grid.Read More

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