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Considerations for building energy modeling
Considerations for building energy modeling

Here’s a review of initial energy modeling performed during a project from the interview phase to development of final models used for documenting compliance to energy codes or for LEED certification, through a client’s survey one year after occupancy. Here’s what works, what doesn't, and what value can be achieved...Read More

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Criteria for selecting arc flash protection techniques, Part 2
Criteria for selecting arc flash protection techniques, Part 2

Conducting an arc flash study to identify hazards and proper PPE and tools is critical in reducing the risk of arc flash incidents.Read More

Designing a winning sports venue
Designing a winning sports venue

Sports and entertainment arenas are more than just seats and a playing field; they are highly complex structures bringing in thousands of fans—and millions of dollars—every year. Engineers with... Read More

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Generator ratings and the implications for data centers
Generator ratings and the implications for data centers

Understanding how generator ratings are determined is quite simple, but there is a long list of variables to consider. This reviews the fundamentals of generator ratings and a recent industry... Read More

BIM turns back the clock
BIM turns back the clock

BIM has turned back the clock on the design process by putting the design professional into a virtual construction site.Read More

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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

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