Electrical Systems December 14, 2018

Data center co-location electrical system design

Co-location data centers lease space for IT equipment, power, cooling, and bandwidth. In addition to being cost-efficient, one of the most important obligations of the co-location owner is to provide continuous high-quality electrical power.

By Kenneth Kutsmeda, PE, LEED AP, Jacobs, Philadelphia
Events and Awards December 3, 2018

2019 40 Under 40 nominations open

The 2019 40 Under 40 program is now open for nominations. Submit your nomination by Friday, Jan. 25, 2019.

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
Electrical, Power December 17, 2018

2018 Electrical & Power Study

Six electrical, power system survey findings

By Amanda Pelliccione
Fire, Life Safety December 13, 2018

Case study: Medical center notification system update

This example will share the fire alarm notification system design approach and construction challenges and resulting solutions at a medical center.

By Richard A. Vedvik, PE, IMEG Corp., Rock Island, Ill.
Electrical, Power December 18, 2018

Seven tips for transformer design in industrial buildings

Proper knowledge of transformer design for both new and replacement installations is essential to building operation, specifically in industrial applications.

By Jared Markle, PE, RMF Engineering, Baltimore
Labs, Research December 14, 2018

Designing safe laboratories and research facilities

Engineers working on laboratory and research projects are tasked with balancing state-of-the-art systems, budgetary concerns, occupant safety, sustainable performance, and other factors.

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
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Automation, Controls December 19, 2018

Designing safe laboratories and research facilities: Automation, controls, and technology

Engineers working on laboratory and research projects are tasked with balancing state-of-the-art systems, budgetary concerns, occupant safety, sustainable performance, and other factors including automation, controls, and technology

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
Lighting December 19, 2018

Bluetooth lighting sensor

The new ceiling-mounted solar-powered occupancy sensor (PIR) for Bluetooth lighting control systems is maintenance-free, freely positionable, highly flexible and easy to install.

Electrical, Power December 18, 2018

Your questions answered: Emergency, standby, and backup generators

Presenters from the critical power webcast on Dec. 11, 2018, answer questions left unaddressed during the live presentation.

By Danna Jensen, PE, LEED AP BD+C, WSP USA; and Kenneth Kutsmeda, PE, LEED AP, Jacobs
Commissioning December 18, 2018

Video: The Evolution of Commissioning at the University of Texas at Austin

This presentation examines the needs of an institutional client, and the gap left by the traditional new building commissioning process.

By Cx Energy
Business of Engineering December 17, 2018

ABB to realign around digital industries

Four divisions focus on robotics, electrification, industrial automation, and motion.

By Bob Vavra
Electrical, Power December 17, 2018

Designing safe laboratories and research facilities: Electrical, power, and lighting

Engineers working on laboratory and research projects are tasked with balancing state-of-the-art systems, budgetary concerns, occupant safety, sustainable performance, and other factors including electrical, power, and lighting.

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
Building Types December 17, 2018

Ask an Engineering Expert: What trends do you see in the design of hotels and resorts?

In this installment of our Ask an Engineering Expert series, Cameron Collins, Principal at RTM Engineering Consultants, answers the question: What trends do you see in the design of hotels and resorts?

By RTM Associates