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Data centers’ intricate design: Codes and standards

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

Suction diffuser

Suction Diffuser Plus minimizes pressure drop and reduces wasted pumping energy. » more

Saturated steam system

The steam system is a grooved mechanical piping system for saturated steam and condensate lines.  » more

Enhancing the learning experience in K-12 schools: Codes and standards

K-12 schools are among the most important projects engineers can tackle. Codes and standards... » more

Water management in commercial buildings—thinking differently

Throughout the world, there is increased pressure to track and conserve water in nonresidential... » more

Class A office building system design: Codes and standards

Class A office buildings are among the toughest projects an engineer can work on—complex... » more

Have you ever thought about how federal legislation affects your job?

Engineers generally don't get very involved in politics, but that needs to change. Engineering is... » more

Your questions answered: Optimizing Variable Flow Pumping Control Modes for Energy Savings

Kevin Anderson, senior technical training specialist at Grundfos Pumps Corp. in Olathe, Kan.... » 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...

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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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