Power - Energy Efficiency

Efficient rooftop units

The Energence rooftop line features a multi-stage air volume (MSAV) supply fan and feature a... » more

Lowering energy use, elevating building performance

Net-zero energy buildings can be achieved with smart building design. Here are tips on how to... » more

Magnetic bearing chiller technology

Magnetic bearing chiller technology, up to 1500 ton capacity, is designed for large commercial... » more

Top 5 Consulting-Specifying Engineer articles, July 14-20: NFPA 72-2016, commissioning, LED lighting, more

Articles about NFPA 72-2016 proposed changes, commissioning electrical and power systems, LED... » more

Arup Thoughts: Making the most of daylight

Daylight is vital to our health and well-being and making more use of daylight in place of... » more

Efficient building water use

The escalating cost of providing potable water in the United States is creating new urgency for... » more

Eight reasons the cost of water is rising

Why is the cost of water rising? It’s going up due to eight key reasons. » more

Wisconsin health care campus achieves water conservation

The University of Wisconsin Hospital & Clinics incorporates a number of water sustainability... » more

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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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Fire and life safety
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