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Meeting electrical infrastructure demands in data centers
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A data center’s electrical system requires a robust, reliable infrastructure that far surpasses that of its commercial and industrial facility peers.Read More

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Key nonstructural changes to 2012 IBC
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Learn about the significant nonstructural changes to the 2012 International Building Code that typically impact consulting and specifying engineers.Read More

Integration: Lighting and HVAC systems
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By using building energy modeling software, engineers can determine how to size HVAC systems to balance the heat given off by lighting systems, particularly energy-efficient lighting fixtures.Read More

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Product standards for paralleled gensets
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Consulting engineers in the U.S. consistently specify that paralleling switchgear must be rated to UL 891 or UL 1558.Read More

Sports, entertainment venues: Electrical and power systems
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Sports arenas and entertainment facilities involve complex engineering solutions. Five consulting engineers share details on electrical and power systems. Read More

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Smart Electrical Systems: Meters, submeters, and smart meters
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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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