Power - Smart Grid

Arup Thoughts: Green tech, climate change solutions

Advancement in technology, green tech, clean tech, and renewables should be a priority whether... » more

Arup Thoughts: Achieving resilient power and clean air

The increased use of standby diesel generators to plug gaps in the national electricity supply... » more

Arup Thoughts: Challenges for a smarter energy system

The many elements of a smart energy system need to act simultaneously to create an optimum outcome. » more

Arup Thoughts: Game theory balances power markets

The effects of game theory can force suppliers to react in a way that restores order to the market,... » more

Project in Progress: Apex Friendship Middle School December update

3D imaging is also enabling the design team to address potential issues. » more

Assessing replacement of electrical systems

Replacement of electrical systems is a study of economics and risk. Factors including age, safety,... » more

Exploring the high demands for higher education facilities: sustainable buildings/energy efficiency

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

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

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Webcast: Critical power: Backup, standby, and emergency power in mission critical facilities

Register for this webcast on Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017. When utility power is interrupted, standby power system failure is not an option for mission critical facilities. Mission critical facilities, such as hospitals, data centers,...

Webcast: How to Read a Pump Curve

This webinar on Jan. 24, 2017, will teach you to read the pump curve, to know what information is there, and understand how it is formatted.

Your questions answered: Advancing electrical design in building information modeling

Responses to questions from the webcast on Nov. 15, 2016, provided an overview of the challenges BIM creates for today’s consulting engineers and introduce a new solution that saves both time and space. » more

Your questions answered: Critical power: Circuit protection

Questions not answered at the Nov. 3, 2016, circuit protection webcast are addressed here.  » more

Your questions answered: Understanding the new generation of medium-voltage switchgear

Webcast presentation on October 18, 2016, by Joe Richard, U.S. launch manager, Schneider Electric, participated in the question and answer session. » 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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Insights on Power Blog

Critical power webcast: Selective coordination

Selective coordination is a means of localizing...

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Poll of the Week

When engineering systems in colleges and universities, what's your biggest challenge? Select one.
Automation and controls
Codes and standards
Electrical and power
Energy efficiency, sustainability
Fire and life safety
HVAC
Lighting, lighting controls


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