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Data center design considerations
Data center design considerations

This article provides guidelines on distribution systems’ levels of redundancy, the correct generator rating to use, and whether solar power can be used in a data center.Read More

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Energy generation: using various power sources
Energy generation: using various power sources

Despite (or as a result of) the economic downturn, the use of renewable energy options have grown over the past several years, supported by federal and state programs including federal tax credits,... Read More

Satisfying NFPA 110 and NEC requirements
Satisfying NFPA 110 and NEC requirements

Consulting engineers who specify emergency power equipment should identify when installations are required to comply with NFPA 110 in conjunction with other codes. This collection of case studies... Read More

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Designing backup, standby, and emergency power for high-performance buildings
Designing backup, standby, and emergency power for high-performance buildings

Backup power design for a high-performance building is required, and offers many benefits.Read More

Designing passive and active fire protection systems
Designing passive and active fire protection systems

Fire protection engineers should consider the building's construction, fire suppression systems, and smoke control when designing active and passive fire protection systems. The International... Read More

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Large capacity blower coil
Large capacity blower coil

Daikin's PreciseLine is designed to affordably condition air up to 5000 cfm by precisely matching a... Read More

Symbol library specification document
Symbol library specification document

QA Graphics' BAS Symbol Library v5 specification provides the user with clear, concise provisions... Read More

Addressable control panel for fire suppression systems
Addressable control panel for fire suppression systems

Johnson Controls' AUTOPULSE Z-20 addressable control panel features templates designed to simplify... Read More

Bypass controller for HVAC applications
Bypass controller for HVAC applications

Mitsubishi Electric's PowerGate H Series HVAC controllers feature both manual and automatic bypass... Read More

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