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LED retrofit codes, standards
LED retrofit codes, standards

Clients are asking lighting designers to help them save on energy costs. Replacing fluorescent, HID, or other lights with LEDs is in high demand. Read More

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How will you meet new code requirements for arc reduction?: Q&A Session
How will you meet new code requirements for arc reduction?: Q&A Session

Arc flash incidents occur all too often and impact many lives. To address the problem in the industry, NEC 240.87 was developed to ensure arc flash safety in the electrical industry. Three industry... Read More

Criteria for selecting arc flash protection techniques, Part 3
Criteria for selecting arc flash protection techniques, Part 3

A variety of arc flash mitigation systems and active arc flash resistant switchgear are available to boost protection against arc flash incident energy.Read More

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Project profile: Improving switchgear inspections at London's Stansted Airport
Project profile: Improving switchgear inspections at London's Stansted Airport

In this project profile, Lonsdon Stansted Airport Engineering Team performed an existing building retrofit in order to reduce the amount of time needed for maintenance inspections.Read More

Project profile: Henkels & McCoy headquarters emergency generator
Project profile: Henkels & McCoy headquarters emergency generator

In this project profile, engineering firm Henkels & McCoy added a back-up generator to power its facility during loss-of-utility events.Read More

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Keeping tabs on emerging trends, Part II: Interconnections, revised standards and communication networks
Keeping tabs on emerging trends, Part II: Interconnections, revised standards and communication networks

In part I of this two-part blog, I discussed the introduction of bidirectional power flows on the... Read More

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

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