Power - Smart Grid

Networking VFDs in high-performance buildings

Historically, the use of variable frequency drives (VFDs) has been limited to large motors and... » more

Smart utility meters enhance utility operations

The capabilities of advanced metering infrastructure offer opportunities for improving service and... » more

Engineering flexible office buildings: electrical/lighting/power and fire/life safety

Office buildings need to have the ability to accommodate myriad types of businesses and activities... » more

Engineering flexible office buildings

Office buildings need to have the ability to accommodate myriad types of businesses and activities... » more

Self-powered wireless technology adds flexibility to smart buildings

Future trends in building automation solve many problems with increased flexibility and wireless... » more

Electrical, power systems in educational facilities

Respondents to the 2016 Electrical and Power study share details about these systems in educational... » more

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

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Webcasts

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Your questions answered: HVAC: Hospitals and health care facilities

The March 16 “HVAC: Hospitals and health care facilities” webcast presenters addressed questions not covered during the live event. » more

Critical power webcast: Emergency power

Electrical engineers must consider many factors when designing emergency power systems, which will be covered in this webcast on May 4, 2017. Safety, maintainability, code compliance, and economics play crucial roles in...

Your questions answered: Understanding Generator Set Rating Definitions

Nicholas Paolo, PE, regional sales engineer at MTU Onsite Energy tackled unanswered questions from the March 2, 2017, webcast on understanding generator set rating definitions. » more

Your questions answered: Backup, standby, and emergency power in mission critical facilities

Speakers at the Feb. 16 Critical power: Backup, standby, and emergency power in mission critical facilities webcast addressed questions not covered during the live event. » more

HVAC webcast: Hospitals and health care facilities

The HVAC system in a hospital must be based on high design standards. Register for this March 16, 2017, webcast to learn 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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When engineering systems in colleges and universities, what's your biggest challenge? Select one.
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