Top 5 Consulting-Specifying Engineer articles: April 15-21, 2022

Read the best articles from the past week. Building electrical systems, prefabrication, K-12 school changes, electrical power quality and specifying variable-speed compression.

By Chris Vavra April 22, 2022
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Consulting-Specifying Engineer‘s top 5 articles online over the past week covered building electrical systems, prefabrication, K-12 school changes, electrical power quality and specifying variable-speed compression. Were you out last week? Catch up with a link to each article below.

1. Video: Integrating building electrical systemsWissam Balshe, Cummins, provides an overview of new technologies in the electrical engineering industry.

2. What is the future of prefabrication in the U.S. construction industry? Prefabrication offers many advantages, and its adoption hinges on support from players across the building and design industry.

3. Technology drives K-12 school changesUpdates, COVID and tech trends are shifting the way K-12 schools are designed.

4. Electrical power quality and system harmonics: Practical options exist Harmonic distortion resolution of variable frequency drive motor applications will provide the most beneficial actions for IEEE 519 compliance.

5. Why specify variable-speed compression in commercial refrigeration?Maximize energy efficiency, setpoint precision and equipment reliability with variable frequency drives and compressors.


Author Bio: Chris Vavra is the web content manager for CFE Media.