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Codes & Standards: Electrical, Power

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Electrical, Power April 24, 2020

Data centers achieve a new level of high-tech: Electrical and power systems

Designing solutions for data center clients — whether hyperscale or colocation facilities — requires advanced engineering knowledge

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
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Energy Efficiency March 27, 2020

How to design K-12 schools: Sustainable design

With increasingly complex systems and technology coming into play, work on modern K-12 projects is anything but elementary

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
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Codes and Standards March 25, 2020

How to design K-12 schools: How codes and standards affect design

With increasingly complex systems and technology coming into play, work on modern K-12 projects is anything but elementary

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
Figure 1: A vertical inline fire pump is equipped with a flowmeter bypass and a low suction throttling valve. Courtesy: Dewberry
Fire, Life Safety March 2, 2020

Consulting-Specifying Engineer most-viewed articles, February 2020

Read the best articles in February 2020 including: NEC changes, building automation advances, electrical design for smoke control systems, cooling coil condensate, lighting commissioning and more.

By Chris Vavra
Figure 1: At the Gwinnett County (Georgia) Department of Water Resources F. Wayne Hill Water Resource Center, the pipe gallery of the membrane process area is shown. The pumps are the permeate pumps, which are used to pump water from the from the tanks through the membranes. Courtesy: CDM Smith
Motors, Drives February 21, 2020

Top 5 Consulting-Specifying Engineer articles: February 14-20

Read the best articles from the past week. VFDs, NFPA 20 fire pumps, NEC 2017 changes, mergers and acquisitions, and designing circuit interrupters.

By Chris Vavra
Codes and Standards February 17, 2020

What’s so special about office buildings? Learn about codes and standards

Office buildings are complex structures containing automated features, energy-saving designs, high-tech equipment and other components as advanced as you’d find in any other state-of-the-art project; it is vital to understand codes and standards

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
Figure 1: A primary current injection testing wiring diagram is shown. Courtesy: Arup
Electrical, Power February 3, 2020

Consulting-Specifying Engineer most-viewed articles, January 2020

Read the best articles in January 2020 including: NEC changes, building automation advances, electrical design for smoke control systems, cooling coil condensate, lighting commissioning and more.

By Chris Vavra
Electrical, Power January 31, 2020

Top 5 Consulting-Specifying Engineer articles: January 24-30

Read the best articles from the past week. Electrical design for smoke control systems, NFPA 20 fire pumps, NEC 2017 changes, NFPA 101 defining egress, and NFPA 110-2019 changes.

By Chris Vavra
Electrical Systems January 24, 2020

Top 5 Consulting-Specifying Engineer articles: January 17-23

Read the best articles from the past week. NEC 2017 changes, circuit interrupters, lab and research facility design, building automation advances, and egress planning with NFPA 101.

By Chris Vavra
Fire, Life Safety January 21, 2020

Top 5 Consulting-Specifying Engineer articles: January 10-16

Read the best articles from the past week. Electrical design for smoke control systems, NFPA 101 and egress, 2020 expectations for engineering firms, building automation advances, and NFPA 20.

By Chris Vavra