Electrical, Lighting - Electrical Systems

When and how to design parallel generators

When and how to design parallel generators

When designing generator systems, electrical engineers must ensure that generators and the building... » more

Your questions answered: Electrical standards for designing industrial facilities

Your questions answered: Electrical standards for designing industrial facilities

Questions and comments not addressed during the June 13 webcast are tackled here.  » more

Your questions answered: Genset fuel sustainability and reliability

Your questions answered: Genset fuel sustainability and reliability

Questions that were not addressed during the live event on June 12 are answered here by Brian... » more

Case study: Patient-bed tower addition

Case study: Patient-bed tower addition

A hospital required paralleled generators to ensure adequate power distribution and prepare for... » more

How to design a grounded power supply system

How to design a grounded power supply system

Transformerless uninterruptible power supply (UPS) systems operate ungrounded during power transfer... » more

Case study: Emergency call center

Case study: Emergency call center

A robust grounding system was required at an emergency call center in Texas. Lighting protection... » more

What you need to know about the local AHJ’s role in the design process

What you need to know about the local AHJ’s role in the design process

Ensure a code-compliant electrical design by involving the authority having jurisdiction early.  » more

Understanding the fire safety requirements in NFPA 99-2012

Understanding the fire safety requirements in NFPA 99-2012

Learning the fire and life safety requirements of NFPA 99 as they relate to hospitals and health... » more

Webcast: Electrical: Distribution equipment

Webcast: Electrical: Distribution equipment

It is useful for both electrical and nonelectrical engineers to understand basic features when...

Exploring complex hotels, resorts, and casinos: Electrical/lighting/power

Exploring complex hotels, resorts, and casinos: Electrical/lighting/power

Casinos and resorts are designed for fun and relaxation, but with such projects becoming... » more

Case study: Design-assist approach allows for expedited project delivery

Case study: Design-assist approach allows for expedited project delivery

A health network used a design process that allowed for a faster time-to-market without... » more

Top 5 Consulting-Specifying Engineer Articles, May 7-13

Top 5 Consulting-Specifying Engineer Articles, May 7-13

Meeting NEC 240.87, lighting controls, efficient data centers, and building AEC firm value were... » more

Webcast: Electrical: New Standards for Designing Industrial Facilities

Designing electrical systems for the industrial environment is challenging. Whether it is an...

When and how to design parallel generators Your questions answered: Electrical standards for designing industrial facilities Your questions answered: Genset fuel sustainability and reliability Case study: Patient-bed tower addition How to design a grounded power supply system Case study: Emergency call center What you need to know about the local AHJ’s role in the design process Understanding the fire safety requirements in NFPA 99-2012 Webcast: Electrical: Distribution equipment Exploring complex hotels, resorts, and casinos: Electrical/lighting/power Case study: Design-assist approach allows for expedited project delivery Top 5 Consulting-Specifying Engineer Articles, May 7-13

2013 Electrical & Power Study

This 2013 study was conducted by Consulting-Specifying Engineer in April and May to evaluate customer awareness, usage of, and preference for suppliers of various types of electrical and power products and systems.

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