Codes & Standards: Electrical, Power

Codes & Standards: Electrical, Power November 8, 2019

Top 5 Consulting-Specifying Engineer articles: November 1-7

Read the best articles from the past week. Eight steps to managing building cyberrisk, 2019 Commissioning Giants, Division 25 Specification questions answered, 2019 Product of the Year winners and selecting the proper wiring solutions.

By McKenzie Burns
Codes & Standards: Electrical, Power October 29, 2019

Selecting the proper wiring solutions

Learn about the essential properties and applications of different electrical wiring pathway systems

By Terry Cleis, PE, LEED AP, Peter Basso Associates Inc., Troy, Michigan
Codes & Standards: Electrical, Power October 25, 2019

Learning how to engineer colleges, universities better: Electrical, power and lighting

Read about emerging trends in college and university buildings, and learn about the emerging trends impacting their design

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
Codes & Standards: Electrical, Power October 17, 2019

Specifying the right electrical raceways, busways, wiring and cabling

Electrical and information cabling pathways are a vital component of any new or existing building

By Stephen Berta, EI, NV5, Las Vegas
Codes & Standards: Electrical, Power October 17, 2019

Case study: Wiring schools for the future

Educational facilities need flexible, cost-effective wiring solutions

By Stephen Berta, EI, NV5, Las Vegas
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