Power - Energy Efficiency

Top ways MEP engineering services can make older buildings more efficient: Part 3

In the final of a three-part series, RTM examines two certification programs that recognize... » more

Case study: RMIT Design Hub

University achieves water-sustainability goals. » more

Case study: Royal Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (RSPCA)

Animal facility saves water via a variety of methods.  » more

Tracking and conserving facility water use

Plumbing and mechanical engineers are frequently being tasked with doing everything they can to... » more

Top ways MEP engineering services can make older buildings more efficient: Part 2

In the second of a three-part series, we break down two more strategies that use MEP engineering... » more

Using energy-recovery systems to increase building efficiency

Well-designed heating, cooling, and ventilation energy-recovery systems are able to maintain a... » more

We need to design for more than energy performance

Energy efficiency may well be associated with higher financial performance, but research shows this... » more

Top ways MEP engineering services can make older buildings more efficient: Part 1

In the first of a three-part series, we break down two strategies that use MEP engineering services... » more

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Webcast: Keep your cool while keeping your facilities cool

The conditions within a plant have an impact on productivity, work quality and safety, and ensuring those working conditions are every bit as important as other factors on the plant floor. Register for this July 26 event to learn...

Lighting webcast: LED specifications

Building owners are becoming more aware of and interested in selecting LEDs because of their energy efficiency and long lifespan. Register for this education session on July 28 to learn more about specifying LEDs.

Your questions answered: Critical power: Backup power systems

Design engineers have many factors to consider when designing a backup system for a facility. Additional insights from the June 30, 2016, webcast are provided. » more

Critical power webcast: Backup power systems

Design engineers have many factors to consider when designing a backup system for a facility. Safety, maintainability, code compliance, and economics play crucial roles in determining the topology of a backup system for a...

Your questions answered: Designing for Minimum Flow With VFD Operation

Jim Swetye, senior technical trainer at Grundfos Pumps Corp. in Ohio tackled unanswered questions from the June 14, 2016, webcast on minimum flow considerations when using variable frequency drives (VFDs). » 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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When engineering systems in mixed-use buildings (such as retail and residential in the same building), what's your biggest challenge? Select one.
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