Building Types - Mission Critical

Planning and designing resilient, efficient data centers

Evolving technologies have developed into best practices to create secure, reliable, highly... » more

Putting COPS into context

NFPA 70: National Electrical Code Article 708: Critical Operations Power Systems (COPS) introduced... » more

Protecting data from fire

The current edition of NFPA 2001 outlines the use of clean agent fire suppression systems, which... » more

Case study: Fire protection for IDF, MDF rooms

Fire protection systems were selected for a building with intermediate distribution frame (IDF) or... » more

Data centers’ intricate design: HVAC

Data centers are important structures that hold vital information for businesses, schools, public... » more

Data centers’ intricate design: Sustainability

Data centers are important structures that hold vital information for businesses, schools, public... » more

Data centers’ intricate design: Fire and life safety

Data centers are important structures that hold vital information for businesses, schools, public... » more

Case Studies

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Webcasts

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Lighting webcast: LED specifications

Building owners are becoming more aware of and interested in selecting LEDs because of their energy efficiency and long lifespan. Register for this education session on July 28 to learn more about specifying LEDs.

Your questions answered: Designing for Minimum Flow With VFD Operation

Jim Swetye, senior technical trainer at Grundfos Pumps Corp. in Ohio tackled unanswered questions from the June 14, 2016, webcast on minimum flow considerations when using variable frequency drives (VFDs). » more

Webcast: Designing for Minimum Flow with VFD Operation

When we enter the world of variable speed pumping, we must remember that all centrifugal pumps have some minimum allowable speed and flow rates. Register for this webcast on Tuesday, June 14, 2016.

Your questions answered: What is inverter duty anyway?

Questions not addressed during the May 24 webcast “What is Inverter Duty Anyway?” are answered here.  » more

Webcast: What is Inverter Duty Anyway?

Register for this webcast on May 24, 2016. With the ever increasing use of variable speed drives for pump systems, the question of what specifically is an “Inverter Duty” motor still remains unclear to many.

Newswatch: Data Centers

This specialty newsletter focuses on data centers and mission critical facilities, including electrical/power, HVAC, fire suppression, and other engineering topics.

Cannon Design Blog

Innovative design vs. innovative process

Isn't innovative laboratory design today a mix of both research... » more

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Videos

Video: Commissioning in the Real World: A Case Study

A recent commissioning project at the HP... » more

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