John Yoon, PE, LEED AP ID+C; is lead electrical engineer at McGuire Engineers, Chicago. He is a member of the Consulting-Specifying Engineer editorial advisory board.
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A working understanding of commonly used wiring methods is critical for electrical engineers who design power systems for buildings
The 2020 edition of the National Electrical Code added changes to improve resiliency electrical system design
Emerging wireless technology is disrupting the lighting controls industry
Understand NFPA 110 and its relation to emergency power supplies
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While overshadowed by the 9/11 attack, an earlier WTC terrorist bombing on Feb. 26, 1993, was an incredibly significant event in its own right.