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Top 5 Consulting-Specifying Engineer articles, April 6-12

Were you out last week? Miss something? Here are Consulting-Specifying Engineer ’s five... » more

Webcast: How will you meet new code requirements for arc reduction?

Arc flash incidents occur all too often and impact many lives; the remnants of the event may last...

Electrical systems webcast: Designing electrical rooms

Electrical rooms provide safe and secure spaces for the operation and maintenance of electrical...

Generator ratings and the implications for data centers

Understanding how generator ratings are determined is quite simple, but there is a long list of... » more

Criteria for selecting arc flash protection techniques, Part 1

Engineers must be aware of the causes of arc flash incidents and relevant safety standards before... » more

Supplying power for electric fire pumps

Power is a key element in ensuring a fire pump works in an emergency situation. This article... » more

Smart Grid standards for interoperability, interconnection, integration

Joining disparate power, IT, and communications systems in developing the Smart Grid. » more

Specifying for sustainability: Reference standards

Every engineer needs a benchmark. In specifying, that's a reference standard. » more

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Webcast: How will you meet new code requirements for arc reduction?

Arc flash incidents occur all too often and impact many lives; the remnants of the event may last forever. To address the problem in the industry we turn to codes and standards. Register for this webcast event to learn more.

Electrical systems webcast: Designing electrical rooms

Electrical rooms provide safe and secure spaces for the operation and maintenance of electrical equipment. While electrical equipment types and ratings can have significant impacts on electrical room requirements, distributing...

Critical Power Webcast: NFPA 110: Standard for Emergency and Standby Power Systems

Consulting engineers who specify emergency power equipment understand that installations for mission critical facilities, such as hospitals and data centers, are required to comply with NFPA 110: Standard for Emergency and...

Webcast: HVAC for Data Centers

When developing data center energy-use estimations, engineers must account for all sources of energy use in the facility. Attend this 1-hour webcast to learn about HVAC in data centers.

Critical power webcast: Generators and generator system design

When designing generator systems, consulting engineers must ensure that the generators and the building electrical systems that they support are appropriate for the specific application. Attend this 1-hour webcast to learn more.

2013 Electrical & Power Study

This 2013 study was conducted by Consulting-Specifying Engineer in April and May to evaluate customer awareness, usage of, and preference for suppliers of various types of electrical and power products and systems.

Cut the Copper Blog

Still more on ‘cutting the copper’

One evening, an easy method to scale back on the amount of copper we... » more

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Remembering Stan Klein

Stan always brought a wealth of knowledge and... » more

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