Thursday, December 11, 2014
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Managing power through networked electrical systems
Managing power through networked electrical systems

Engineers should consider the benefits of networking electrical systems—monitoring and controlling power, its usage, and how it affects system reliability.Read More

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Six engineering trends in the lighting industry
Six engineering trends in the lighting industry

In July 2014, Consulting-Specifying Engineer surveyed its audience members responsible for decisions related to the design of lighting and lighting control products within their organizations. The... Read More

Designing chilled water systems
Designing chilled water systems

Typically used for cooling and dehumidifying a building’s air, chilled water (CHW) systems circulate it throughout a building or campus complex. CHW systems also may be used for removing process or... Read More

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Integrating commercial buildings, utilities with the Smart Grid
Integrating commercial buildings, utilities with the Smart Grid

Knowing where and how much power is needed allows the Smart Grid to adjust power distribution in real time. The agility of matching power demand with power production minimizes the amount of power... Read More

Determining proper laboratory ventilation
Determining proper laboratory ventilation

Engineers must know the required air changes per hour, depending on the building type. Whether designing a laboratory in an educational facility or hospital, knowing the ventilation rates is key. Read More

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2014 Lighting and Lighting Controls Study
In July Consulting-Specifying Engineer surveyed its audience members responsible for decisions related to the design of lighting and lighting control products key questions on specifying lighting and lighting controls, including annual revenue, products specified, and challenges engineers are facing. Click here to view survey results.
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When engineering systems in colleges and universities, what is the most difficult issue you face?
- Automation and controls
- Codes and standards
- Electrical and power
- Energy efficiency, sustainability
- Fire and life safety
- HVAC
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