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The 3Cs of circuit protection
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Circuit breaker technology advancements are emerging that enable engineers to strike a better balance of safety and uptime. Here are some tips from a circuit breaker expert.Read More

Interstitial spaces: Managing the dark zones of the building
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Engineers must pay close attention when coordinating mechanical, electrical, plumbing, and fire protection system design in interstitial spaces.Read More

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Specifying systems for new, existing office buildings
Specifying systems for new, existing office buildings

Office buildings might seem like simple structures from the outside, but engineers engaged in such projects know they can be highly complex, with specialized fire/life safety requirements, laboratory... Read More

Using withstand current rating to improve electrical system designs
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Understanding how withstand current rating affects an automatic transfer switch enables consulting engineers to design more effective electrical systems.Read More

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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

National electrical safety code to be opened for comment
National electrical safety code to be opened for comment

A pre-print of the 2017 national electrical safety code (NESC) will open for comment 100 years... Read More

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