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Exploring the high demands for higher education facilities: electrical/lighting/power

The design process for higher education facilities has its own set of challenges and requirements.... » more

2016 Product of the Year winners

Consulting-Specifying Engineer readers have cast their votes for the 2016 Product of the Year; read...

A local landmark for world-class care

Growing ICU volumes and high bed use reaching capacity rates in the existing ICU, surgical suites,... » more

NFPA 110: Standard for Emergency and Standby Power Systems

Consulting engineers who specify emergency power equipment understand that installations for... » more

Critical power webcast: Backup power systems

Design engineers have many factors to consider when designing a backup system for a facility....

Mobile diesel generator

Cat XQ60 mobile diesel generator set is rated at 60 kVA for prime operation and meets Tier 4 Final... » more

The nine major steps of designing generator fuel systems

Understand the requirements and challenges to navigate the design of a genset fuel oil system. » more

Critical Power: Backup power systems

Standby and emergency power systems provide power to ensure that life safety systems and critical... » more

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Your questions answered: Fire/life safety: Notification systems

NFPA 72 defines how fire notification systems should be designed and installed. Here is additional information from the Oct. 13, 2016, webcast on Fire/life safety: Notification systems.  » more

Webcast: Innovation and the New Generation of Medium Voltage Switchgear

The electrical industry is seeing a number of trends affecting power network design including workforce shifts, capital and operational expenditure sensitivity, equipment space issues, and the ever increasing importance of both...

Critical Power: Circuit protection

Register for this webcast on Thursday, Nov. 3, to learn about a building's overcurrent protection system, critical to safety.

Your questions answered: Next-generation lighting: the emergence of PoE for lighting and controls

Your questions answered: Next-generation lighting: the emergence of PoE for lighting and controls. » more

Your questions answered: Critical power: hospital electrical systems

The Sept. 15, 2016, “Critical Power: Backup power systems” webcast presenters addressed questions not covered during the live event. » 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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Critical power webcast: Selective coordination

Selective coordination is a means of localizing...

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