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Spec’ing hospital electrical distribution systems
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When specifying electrical distribution systems in hospitals, the engineer must account for the facility’s size, flexibility needs, emergency power needs, and safety requirements. Read More

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The balance of power
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Successful projects adopt best practices from project requirements through deliverables.Read More

How sequestration affects your job
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The sequestration will have a direct impact on the construction market, especially federal government contracts.Read More

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Spindle drives, decanter centrifuges, hoists, cranes, elevators, and torque dynamometer test rigs can save energy from frequent run and stop, deceleration with high inertia load, and overhauling... Read More

Using HVAC and lighting demand response
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Strategies for handling DR fall into two basic categories: standby generation and load curtailment.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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