Power - Emerg, Standby, Backup

Your questions answered: Design and installation considerations for generator sets

Responses to questions not answered during the Sept. 13 webcast are answered here.  » more

Designing backup, standby, and emergency power in high-performance buildings

Electrical engineers must consider many factors when designing backup, standby, and emergency power... » more

The art of designing sports, entertainment, and specialty structures: Electrical, power, and lighting

Entertainment venues are big businesses—and big on complexity, with a host of complex systems and... » more

Webcast: Critical power: Power generation systems in high-performance buildings

Electrical engineers must consider many factors when designing power generation systems, as...

Paralleling generator systems—part three: installation considerations

When designing generator systems, electrical engineers must ensure that the generators and the... » more

2017 Product of the Year Finalists: Vote for this year's best products

Who will win gold in 2017? Consulting-Specifying Engineer announces the finalists for this year's... » more

Diesel generator set

Rated at 1,750 kW, 60 Hz for standby applications, the Cat 3512C diesel generator set features an... » more

Automatic transfer switch

The contactor-based, UL 1008-listed automatic transfer switch (ATS) is specifically engineered for... » more

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Your questions answered: Harmonics and VFDs

Questions not answered during the Sept. 12 webcast are addressed here.  » more

Your questions answered: Design and installation considerations for generator sets

Responses to questions not answered during the Sept. 13 webcast are answered here.  » more

Webcast: Electric motor basics

Rotation is an essential part in the act of pumping thus making the motor an essential component of any pump. The purpose of the electric motor is to create this rotation by converting electrical energy into mechanical energy....

Webcast: Critical power: Power generation systems in high-performance buildings

Electrical engineers must consider many factors when designing power generation systems, as outlined in this Sept. 21 webcast. Safety, maintainability, code compliance, and economics play crucial roles in determining the topology...

Webcast: AC Drives: Efficient Motor Controller For Optimal Energy Consumption

Electrical energy demand will continue to rise with population growth, and the best way for meeting the demand is to bridge the gap between energy supply and energy consumption by eliminating inefficiencies in MDS with the use of...

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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