Building Automation and Controls May 13, 2024

2024 40 Under 40: Amar Maniar, PE, CEng, PMP, LEED AP BD+C, ENV SP, 39

Principal/Senior Engineering Operations Manager, STV; BS, Drexel University

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Example of heat recovery system at National Renewable Energy Labs ESIF HPC data center. Courtesy: SmithGroup.
Data Centers June 11, 2024

How to design resilient power systems in data centers

Experts discuss the top considerations and concerns that engineers face when designing electrical and power systems for data center facilities

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Figure 1: The 2024 edition of NFPA 101 has updated requirements for interior exit discharge. Courtesy: NFPA
Codes and Standards March 28, 2024

Consulting-Specifying Engineer most-viewed codes and standards articles in 2024

Read the best codes and standards articles about NFPA 101, ASHRAE, health care standards and more.

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Electrical and Power June 11, 2024

Tips and tricks for switchgear and switchboards system design

In an upcoming June 25 webcast, learn how switchgear and switchboards are common in electrical distribution equipment and why it's important engineers understand their specific applications, limitations and requirements.

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Belimo's FSKN remote inspection module provides a simpler method of testing actuated life safety dampers without costly visual inspections. Courtesy: Belimo Aircontrols (USA) Inc.
Fire and Life Safety June 10, 2024

Remote testing: Advancing technology in fire damper installations

By Mark Armon
The new Marcia P. Coggs Health & Human Services Center was designed to be Net Zero Energy Ready in response to Milwaukee County’s Climate Action Plan 2050. Courtesy: Enberg Anderson Architects
HVAC/R and Mechanical June 13, 2024

How to integrate greenhouse gas emissions in low carbon building design

By Cory Duggin
Sofitel Rome chose custom Lutron Palladiom keypads embedded into the bed’s headboard so guests can turn all lights off without getting up. Matched to the headboard’s cream leather, the keypads disappear into the room design. Courtesy: J-Ph Nuel-Gilles Trillard, Lutron
Lighting and Lighting Controls May 16, 2024

Lighting control for luxury hospitality: A guide for electrical engineers

By Ana Maria Huertas Iragorri
Figure 5: Before motors were replaced at a large Texas regional water supplier. Courtesy: Lockwood Andrews & Newnam Inc.
Motors and Drives January 24, 2024

Case study: Motors replaced at potable water plant

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