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Automatic transfer switch

The ASCO 7000 Series Bypass-Isolation transfer switch has a 30-cycle rating in a 600 to 1200... » more

How to engineer manufacturing, industrial buildings: Electrical and power systems

Manufacturing and industrial facilities can be particularly complex projects, involving large... » more

Commissioning electrical and power systems

Essential/standby power equipment and system components are some of the most critical electrical... » more

Power plant reliability

The ASME committee for reliability, availability, and maintainability helps power plant owners and... » more

Solar photovoltaics for lighting projects

A presentation at LightFair International focused on solar photovoltaics, providing the attendee... » more

Specifying engineers tasked to spec out electrical counterfeiting

Several strategies give specifying engineers the opportunity to contribute in the fight against... » more

High standards for labs, research buildings: Electrical, power systems

Laboratory and research facilities are high-performance buildings, often with complex systems and... » more

NFPA 110: Standard for Emergency and Standby Power Systems extended Q&A

Recent Consulting-Specifying Engineer webcast presenters Tom Divine, PE, Project Manager, Smith... » more

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Webcasts

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Critical power webcast: Transfer switches in switchgear

When an interruption of electrical power occurs, an automatic transfer switch shifts loads between utility and generator power. During these transitions, transfer switch timing and sequence is critical to ensure proper system...

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.

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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Insights on Power Blog

Remembering Stan Klein

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

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Poll of the Week

When engineering systems in mixed-use buildings (such as retail/residential), what is the most difficult issue you face? Select one.
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