Top 5 Consulting-Specifying Engineer articles, February 9-15: VFD and motor strategies, driving data center design, lab ventilation system design, more
Consulting-Specifying Engineer Top 5 most read articles online, for Feb. 9-15, covered VFD and motor strategies for energy efficiency, driving data center design, designing lab ventilation systems, connecting buildings via the Internet of Things, and intelligent lighting control and energy performance. Link to each article below.
A variable frequency drive (VFD) often is specified to reduce operational cost for pumps, fans, compressors, or any similar equipment with variable load profiles that may be found in a typical building. Here’s how to specify a VFD to meet load conditions while achieving efficiency.
In the information age, data centers can be the beating heart of not just a building, but an entire global corporation. The electrical engineer plays a key role in the design of these mission critical facilities.
Engineers should consider the codes and standards, safety, risk mitigation, and potential energy savings when designing laboratory ventilation systems.
The Internet of Things offers engineers ripe opportunities to take the lead with clients.
By designing intelligent lighting systems, lighting designers and engineers can achieve energy performance in a variety of building types.
The list was developed using CFE Media’s web analytics for stories viewed on csemag.com, February 9-15, for articles published within the last two months.
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