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Building safe, effective health care facilities
Building safe, effective health care facilities

It’s hard to think of an engineering project with higher standards than a hospital or health care facility—successfully designed and installed systems can literally be a matter of life and death. Here, engineers with experience in the field offer advice on how to deliver such projects with a clean bill of health.Read More

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Ensuring emergency power after a natural disaster
Ensuring emergency power after a natural disaster

Could a Fukushima-type disaster happen here?Read More

Paralleling generators in prime power applications
Paralleling generators in prime power applications

Paralleling generators can increase efficiency, improve reliability, and save money.Read More

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Designing medium-voltage genset systems
Designing medium-voltage genset systems

Good working knowledge of medium-voltage applications is essential in making a smooth transition from low-voltage system experience to successful medium-voltage system design.Read More

Controlling cogeneration facility NOx emissions
Controlling cogeneration facility NOx emissions

When considering natural gas reciprocating engines, consulting engineers must fully understand the emission requirements. 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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