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VFD, motor strategies for energy efficiency
VFD, motor strategies for energy efficiency

A variable frequency drive (VFD) often is specified to reduce operational cost for pumps, fans, compressors, or any similar equipment with variable load profiles that may be found in a typical building. Here’s how to specify a VFD to meet load conditions while achieving efficiency.Read More

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Connecting buildings via the Internet of Things
Connecting buildings via the Internet of Things

The Internet of Things offers engineers ripe opportunities to take the lead with clients.Read More

Driving data center design: Electrical, power systems
Driving data center design: Electrical, power systems

In the information age, data centers can be the beating heart of not just a building, but an entire global corporation. The electrical engineer plays a key role in the design of these mission... Read More

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How ASHRAE Standard 90.1 contributes to integrated design
How ASHRAE Standard 90.1 contributes to integrated design

ASHRAE Standard 90.1 is under continuous maintenance. This article focuses on the recent evolution of this standard, the impact on energy and performance, the design process, and how human... Read More

Where do ideas come from?
Where do ideas come from?

Ask some basic questions to generate new ideas.Read More

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Using IEEE 2030 as a Smart Grid primer for public utility commissions
Using IEEE 2030 as a Smart Grid primer for public utility commissions

In shaping technical and rate policies in the globally emerging Smart Grid, public utility... Read More

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

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