Webcast: Blackout Revisted -- Reliability's Worth

12/20/2004




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Jim Crockett, Chief Editor, moderates
Major blackouts and power quality problems continue to plague the country despite last year's major wake-up that darkened much of the East Coast. Unthinkable power failures, such as the outage at the Bellagio in Las Vegas, cost businesses millions of dollars in lost revenue.

CSE will moderate a panel that will break down the basics of good power quality design and electrical redundancy, presenting a case study of critical power measures that can or should be taken in hospital design as well as the individual roles that equipment including surge suppression, harmonic filtering, switchgear, automatic transfer switches, UPS and generators play in keeping critical facilities rolling.

ASK LIVE QUESTIONS of these leading industry experts:


Peter Gross, CEO, EYP Mission Critical Facilities, Inc., one of the largest engineering and consulting firms focused on the design and construction of Data Centers, trading floors, communication and broadcasting facilities.


Tim Dueck, Principal/Director of Reliable Resources, Minneapolis, is widely regarded as one of a few individuals to significantly influence the evolution of critical power distribution design over the last twenty years. Prior to forming Reliable Resources, Tim helped open a Minneapolis office for Mazzetti and Associates and was also a principal with Ellerbe Becket Architects and Engineers.


Cyrus J. Izzo, P.E., Senior Vice President, Syska Hennessy Group, serving as a principal-in-charge for numerous projects, including data centers, telecom sites, television studios and other critical facilities. He is responsible for providing solutions for mission critical sites that integrate Syska Hennessy Group’s consulting engineering, construction and technology divisions.


Thomas E. Reed, P.E., Principal/Director of Projects, Kling, is the partner-in-charge of Kling's Information Technology Facilities Sector. He has over 21 years of experience with a variety of technically complex mission-critical facilities. His engineering background has been instrumental in the successful development and implementation of some of the nation's most hardened and reliable data centers.


Moderated By:

Jim Crockett, Editor-in-Chief, Consulting-Specifying Engineer




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