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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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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

The role of standards development in grid modernization
The role of standards development in grid modernization

Standards development is playing a big part in the ongoing rollout of the Smart Grid.Read More

What decreased R&D funding means for the Smart Grid
What decreased R&D funding means for the Smart Grid

With industries focused on efficiency, and governments emphasizing austerity, where will the... Read More

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