Building Automation and Controls October 16, 2023

Honeywell Connect Recap: Using digital technologies to improve building intelligence, sustainability

Digital technologies can help building owners and managers get a more comprehensive look at emissions, power generated and more in real-time.

By Chris Vavra
Commissioning November 22, 2023

Video: Unifying data from diverse systems and sources to enable wholebuilding analytics FDD and KPI analysis

An introduction to the concept of an IDL and the factors involved in achieving the necessary functionality to acquire and normalize data to support real-world applications.

By CxEnergy and the AABC Commissioning Group (ACG)
Courtesy: Brett Sayles, CFE Media and Technology
Codes and Standards November 2, 2023

Your questions answered: Harmonic distortion essentials and solutions

Discover the essentials of IEEE 519-2022 and how it relates to harmonic distortion in power systems.

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
Figure 2: Surge arrestor connected to the medium-voltage side of an outdoor pad-mounted transformer. Courtesy: CDM Smith
Electrical and Power November 17, 2023

Top 5 Consulting-Specifying Engineer content, November 10-16, 2023

Top CSE articles in the past week covered topics including medium-voltage distribution systems, hydronic heating systems and EV charging stations

By Anna Steingruber
Courtesy: Brett Sayles, CFE Media and Technology
Fire and Life Safety November 17, 2023

Your questions answered: Integrating fire and life safety system testing

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
HVAC/R and Mechanical November 29, 2023

Video: Commissioning HVAC systems for sustainable indoor air quality

By CxEnergy and the AABC Commissioning Group (ACG)
Figure 2: Daylight zone in typical windowed space with photocell controlling general lighting in waiting room. Courtesy: Certus.
Lighting and Lighting Controls November 28, 2023

Enhanced smart lighting systems to save energy for buildings

By Suzette Vazquez
Courtesy: CFE Media and Technology
Motors and Drives September 21, 2023

Back to basics: Control systems, drives and motors

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer

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