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Smart Grid Standard 201P status check
Smart Grid Standard 201P status check

ASHRAE and NEMA have jointly sponsored Standard 201P: Facility Smart Grid Information Model. Here’s a look at where the standard is today. Read More

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Data center power strategies
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Engineers should take a closer look at the different power strategies being used to distribute power, and how they impact the data center.Read More

Case study: Coordinating interstitial spaces in an existing building
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An existing building—destined as a medical facility—held a few surprises during renovation. BIM and clash detection helped smooth the process.Read More

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Case study: Data center retrofit
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Any time the reliability demand is high and the data center has to work around pre-existing building constraints, there are significant design challenges. However, creative engineering can turn just... Read More

Selecting a critical power monitoring and control technology
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Choosing a monitoring and control technology should be based on the power reliability requirements for the application.Read More

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Smart Electrical Systems: Meters, submeters, and smart meters

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Critical Power: Standby versus emergency power systems
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Specifying authentic
Specifying authentic

What type of language do you include in specifications to prevent the use of counterfeit electrical... Read More

Report: Counterfeit education is working
Report: Counterfeit education is working

Survey reveals that educational programs are helping to increase awareness of the dangers of... Read More

Your turn: How has counterfeiting affected you?
Your turn:  How has counterfeiting affected you?

Share your experience about counterfeit electrical products with other engineers. Read More

Dangerous electrical product counterfeits found, seized
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Recent seizures in the U.K. reaffirm the dangerous presence of counterfeits in the marketplace. Read More

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