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Lighting control requirements: What's current and what to expect
Lighting control requirements: What's current and what to expect

This article examines lighting control requirements in various codes and standards, commissioning these controls, and what engineers may expect in the future.Read More

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VFD, motor strategies for energy efficiency
VFD, motor strategies for energy efficiency

A variable frequency drive (VFD) often is specified to save money by reducing energy consumption in pumps, fans, compressors, or any other motor loads that may be found in a typical building. These... Read More

Averting a data center legal crisis
Averting a data center legal crisis

Engineers involved in data center design can limit their potential exposure by taking a few simple steps.Read More

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Female engineers should get creative
Female engineers should get creative

An enhanced focus on creativity in engineering along with a reduced emphasis on classical tool collection may encourage women students to remain in the profession.Read More

Data center design
Data center design

In the information age, data centers are one of the most critical components of a facility. If the data center isn’t reliable, business can’t be done. Experts provide insights on cooling and power... Read More

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Critical power: Generators and generator system design

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Specifying engineers tasked to spec out electrical counterfeiting
Specifying engineers tasked to spec out electrical counterfeiting

Several strategies give specifying engineers the opportunity to contribute in the fight against... Read More

Focus on electrical safety measures during National Electrical Safety Month
Focus on electrical safety measures during National Electrical Safety Month

The Electrical Safety Foundation International (ESFI) is taking things back to the basics to ensure... Read More

More than $270 million of counterfeit products seized in 2013
More than $270 million of counterfeit products seized in 2013

According to a report, more than $270 million of counterfeit consumer safety and critical... Read More

Specifying authentic
Specifying authentic

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

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