Top 5 Consulting-Specifying Engineer articles, December 8-14: 3- and 4-pole transfer switches, sustainable electrical systems, data center harmonics, more
Consulting-Specifying Engineer Top 5 most read articles online, for Dec. 8-14, covered 3-and 4-pole transfer switches, flexible and sustainable electrical systems, data center harmonics, young architects challenging engineers, and energy storage for peak-load shifting. Link to each article below.
The choice between a 3-pole and 4-pole transfer switch depends on whether the emergency power system will be a separately-derived source.
Current building codes and standards allow designers to build flexibility into the electrical system.
Data center managers and information technology (IT) engineers in today’s critical facilities are in search of reliable and energy-efficient equipment with low total cost of ownership. But after equipment investments are made, it’s important to keep a watchful eye on possible threats to operational efficiency.
The newest generation of architects wants to be part of the larger plan.
Engineers should offer building owners the ability to reduce energy load by shifting it from peak to off-peak hours.
The list was developed using CFE Media’s web analytics for stories viewed on csemag.com, December 8-14, for articles published within the last two months.
– Chris Vavra, production editor, CFE Media, firstname.lastname@example.org.