Codes & Standards: Electrical, Power

Codes & Standards: Electrical, Power October 1, 2019

Your questions answered: Circuit protection in electrical/power systems

Questions left unanswered during the Sept. 19, 2019, critical power webcast are answered here

By Danna Jensen, PE, LEED AP BD+C, Certus; and Rick Reyburn, PE, NV5
Codes & Standards: Electrical, Power September 27, 2019

Enhancing efficiency in industrial and manufacturing facilities: Codes and standards

From high-tech automation to energy-saving lighting and HVAC systems, there is more than meets the eye when it comes to warehouses and factories

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
Each component in an industrial control panel must be properly applied for safe and reliable operation. The requirements for each component are unique and often misunderstood. Courtesy: Eaton’s Bussmann Division
Codes & Standards: Electrical, Power September 27, 2019

Safety tips on SCCR for industrial control panels, industrial machinery

How to determine short-circuit current rating (SCCR) and avoid misapplications. When the industrial control panel or industrial machinery does not have an adequate SCCR for the available short-circuit (fault) current, an electrical hazard exists.

By John Kovacik, Dan Neeser, Christy Rosati and Joe Pavia
Codes & Standards: Electrical, Power September 25, 2019

Evaluating power quality for mission critical facilities

Mission critical and data center facilities that use sensitive power electronics have small tolerances for power source deviations. Power quality and the mitigation of problems affecting power quality are very important to the continuous operation of the facility

By Kenneth Kutsmeda, PE, LEED AP, Jacobs, Philadelphia
Codes & Standards: Electrical, Power August 29, 2019

Puerto Rico’s new building codes are creating a more resilient island

New building codes were adopted in 2018 to help create a safer, stronger, and more resilient island as it recovers and rebuilds.

By Juan Nieves
Codes & Standards: Electrical, Power August 22, 2019

Safe electrical system design 

Safety is a top priority in a building’s electrical system design

By Danna Jensen, PE, LEED AP BD+C, Certus, Carrollton, Texas
Codes & Standards: Electrical, Power August 22, 2019

Case study: Hospital electrical system design allows for expansion

A new hospital is in need of a state-of-the-art, safe electrical distribution system built to last 50 years.

By Danna Jensen, PE, LEED AP BD+C, Certus, Carrollton, Texas
Codes & Standards: Electrical, Power August 16, 2019

Focus on specialty structures: Codes and standards

Sports arenas, historical buildings, theaters and other specialty buildings require unique engineering design, especially codes and standards compliance

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
Codes & Standards: Electrical, Power August 13, 2019

SmithGroup project profile: Wayne State University, Mike Ilitch School of Business

Wayne State University, Mike Ilitch School of Business, Detroit, MI

By SmithGroup
Codes & Standards: Electrical, Power July 31, 2019

Government facility design: Codes and standards

Consulting engineers are working on government, state, municipal, federal, correctional and military buildings

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer