Top 5 Consulting-Specifying Engineer articles, July 6-12: Generator rooms, codes or standards, UPS system efficiency, more

Articles about designing generator rooms, codes or standards, evaluating UPS system efficiency, integrated project delivery, and information about motors and drives were Consulting-Specifying Engineer’s five most clicked articles from last week, July 6-12. Were you out last week? Miss something? You can catch up here.

07/13/2015


Consulting-Specifying Engineer Top 5 most read articles online, for Jul. 6-12, covered designing generator rooms, codes or standards, evaluating UPS system efficiency, integrated project delivery, and information about motors and drives. Link to each article below.

1. Design generator rooms for optimum performance

Mechanical engineers should design generator set rooms so that the electrical system meets the design goals set by the owner and electrical engineer.

2. Code or standard?

Almost every consulting engineer works with codes and standards on a daily basis, but do you know the difference between a code and a standard?

3. Evaluating UPS system efficiency

Many modern uninterruptible power supply (UPS) systems have an energy-saving operating mode. Data show that very few data centers put it to use because of the potential risks.

4. IPD: What’s in it for the engineer?

Integrated project delivery (IPD) requires a team approach and buy-in from all players, including the architect, engineer, and contractor.

5. Additional information about VFDs, VSDs, and motors

Presenters provided more details about “Energy efficiency: Variable frequency drives (VFDs), variable speed drives (VSDs), and motors.” Several questions from the June 11, 2015, webcast are addressed here.

The list was developed using CFE Media's web analytics for stories viewed on csemag.com, July 6-12, for articles published within the last two months.

- Chris Vavra, production editor, CFE Media, cvavra@cfemedia.com.



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