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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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The costs and risks of damper-based controls in kitchen ventilation
The costs and risks of damper-based controls in kitchen ventilation

Engineers must think in terms of total safety and optimal energy efficiency when designing kitchen ventilation systems of the future.Read More

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

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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

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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NFPA 110: Standard for Emergency and Standby Power Systems extended Q&A
Recent Consulting-Specifying Engineer webcast presenters Tom Divine, PE, Project Manager, Smith Seckman Reid Inc., and Kenneth Kutsmeda, PE, LEED AP, Jacobs Engineering, answer reader questions about what new code requirements will mean for consulting engineers.
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High-frequency modular battery chargers
High-frequency modular battery chargers

NexSys+ high-frequency modular battery chargers are suited for automated guided vehicle... Read More

Anti-bacterial line of plugs and connectors
Anti-bacterial line of plugs and connectors

SteriGuard plugs and connectors feature anti-bacterial line of plugs, connectors, and cord sets. Read More

Radar demonstration kits
Radar demonstration kits

PEM11000-KIT and PEM11002-KIT are demonstration kits can be used to study and learn about the... Read More

Pendent sprinklers for warehouse and storage applications
Pendent sprinklers for warehouse and storage applications

Model ESFR-25 is an early suppression fast response (ESFR) pendent sprinkler with a K-factor of... Read More

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