Codes and Standards - Electrical, Power

Data centers’ intricate design: Codes and standards

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

Energy savings in electrical distribution systems

Consider these energy efficiency options for retrofitting existing and designing new buildings’... » more

LED codes and standards

Clients are asking lighting designers to help them save on energy costs, and replacing fluorescent,... » more

Conduit connectors for AC/MC fittings

The Quick-Lok Pro Connector from Eaton's Crouse-Hinds Division is a quick, easy, and secure way to... » more

Industrial strain-relief fittings

Kopex-Ex ISR Fittings from Thomas & Betts feature an integral clamping mechanism that enables the... » more

Connector with grounding ring

The patent-pending ground ring in Ocal Liquidtight Connector with Grounding Ring provides a... » more

4- to 6-kVA industrial UPSs

The SSG UPSs are specifically built to provide industrial-grade power to equipment deployed in... » more

Load center, electronic breakers

The Type BR Quick Connect Neutral load center features improved wire-management solutions while its... » more

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Webcast: What is Inverter Duty Anyway?

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. With technological improvements to variable frequency drives...

Your questions answered: How to Size a Centrifugal Pump Driver

Kevin Anderson, senior technical training specialist at Grundfos Pumps Corp. in Olathe, Kan., tackled unanswered questions from the April 12, 2016, webcast on sizing centrifugal pump drivers. » more

Critical power webcast: Backup power systems

Design engineers have many factors to consider when designing a backup system for a facility. Safety, maintainability, code compliance, and economics play crucial roles in determining the topology of a backup system for a...

Webcast: How to size a pump driver

Register for this April 12 event to learn that proper sizing of the horsepower rating of an electric motor or other driver is absolutely critical to the proper functioning of a pumping system.

HVAC webcast: Cooling systems

Providing cooling comfort and energy efficiency in nonresidential buildings is an ongoing challenge for mechanical engineers. Register for this May 12 webcast to learn more.

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Understanding Specifications, Codes and Standards

Have you ever thought about how federal legislation...

Engineers generally don't get very involved in politics, but that... » more

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Video: Commissioning in the Real World: A Case Study

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

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